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Course Title
2021 Army Public Health Course - Workshop 4 - Pharmaceutical Waste Management Workshop
Instructional Method
Army Public Health Center
Target Audience
THIS WORKSHOP IS OPEN TO THE FOLLOWING 68 SERIES; 72A-D; Pharmacists; Pharmacy Techs and those in the 66B or 64A-Z who are tasked with HW/RMW or Pharmaceutical waste management responsibilities. THIS WORKSHOP IS ALSO OPEN TO AIR FORCE, NAVY & DOD CIVILIANS.

This waste management workshop will cover multi-agency regulatory requirements for pharmaceutical waste management generated within the CONUS military healthcare facility (HCF), address current waste management disposal issues, and detail upcoming regulatory and future challenges. This workshop requires a background working knowledge of hazardous waste (HW) and regulated medical waste (RMW) management.

Purpose:  To reduce risks and hazards associated with pharmaceutical management within the military HCF, to include veterinary services and dental activities.  The training is designed to provide regulatory and procedural knowledge, discuss options and upcoming regulatory changes, address current issues, and reduce the number of environmental health compliance findings involving pharmaceutical waste management.

At the end of this workshop, the attendee will be able to:

1) Understand key regulatory requirements for pharmaceutical waste management.

2) Explain how to properly classify, segregate, accumulate, store, transport, and dispose of various pharmaceutical waste streams.


This course requires a background working knowledge of hazardous waste (HW) and regulated medical waste (RMW) management.  We are offering a prerequisite course in the afternoon after this workshop if you require HW and RMW training, titled Basic Waste Management (subtitled: Hazardous Waste and Regulated Medical Waste Management within the Healthcare Facility).


The 2021 Army Public Health Course will be held 7-13 August 2021 on a virtual platform. There will not be a resident, in-person course.

The Army Public Health Course Director regrets that Foreign Nationals are NOT eligible to participate in the 2021 Army Public Health Course.

Before signing up for an individual workshop, you must sign-up for the overall Course 2021 Army Public Health Course - OnlineCourse ID: 170

Sponsor: Army Public Health Center

Workshop Format:

The 2021 Army Public Health Course - Workshop 4 - Pharmaceutical Waste Management Workshop will be conducted Monday, August 9, 2021 (Afternoon Session; 1pm - 5 pm) over a virtual platform using Microsoft (MS) Teams.

Each attendee will be responsible for installing MS Teams on their respective computer and for ensuring MS Teams is functioning properly prior to the start of the Workshop. Very limited technical support will be available before and during the event. VPN connection may be required to use the new version of MS Teams; but additional MS Teams help and information will follow.


Workshop enrollment is managed through the Army Public Health Center

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