Webinar: USPS 795, 797 and 800: Update on Design Requirements for Sterile and Non-Sterile Compoundin

When:  May 14, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET)

USPS 795, 797 and 800: Update on Design Requirements for Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding Facilities

Earn 1 AIA LU/HSW | Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | 2–3pm ET


USP 797, USP 795 and USP 800 have been going through revisions and will be mandated to be in place by December 1, 2019. The final versions will be in hand by April 1, 2019. The purpose of this session is to review these changes and provide a background to address the client’s needs. The presentation will include an overview of USP Standards and why they are applicable to hospital pharmacy design in general, and in particular to sterile compounding, which occurs in every hospital in the country.  

Learning objectives

After participating in this webinar attendees will be equipped to:

  1. Understand design and compliancy issues and changes associated with non-sterile compounding Labs (USP 795)
  2. Understand design and compliancy issues and changes associated with sterile compounding Labs (USP 797)
  3. Understand design and compliancy issues and changes associated with both non-sterile and sterile hazardous compounding Labs (USP 800)
  4. Better prepared to a compliance strategy for existing hospitals and compounding facilities

Ideal audience

This session is part of the Health Care 101 series by the Academy of Architecture for Health. The web-based 60-minute seminars are tailored to provide budding healthcare professionals with conceptual and practical primer-level knowledge.

Education level




Gregg Ostrow, AIA

Gregg graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1984 and became a licensed architect in 1987. From 1998 to 2008, Gregg was the Facility Architect for the St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Idaho where he worked on over 400 health care projects ranging from Medical Imaging Equipment Replacement projects to Master Planning Regional Healthcare Campuses. Since then he has been consulting for the local hospital systems and has served on the Board of the Idaho Society of Healthcare Engineers.



Bob Falkum

Robert Falkum is an Associate of Gates Healthcare Associates, focusing on HEPA filtration systems and designs for clients. Before joining Gates Healthcare, Mr. Falkum has over three decades of cleanroom systems experience with projects design including Managing Donaldson Company’s High Purity Products Clean Room HEPA filtration group, Application Engineering and Market Director for Weber Technical Products HEPA Cleanroom Products. Mr. Falkum also was a Senior Applications Engineer for National Air Filter in Carlstadt, New Jersey where he provided designs and specifications to Pharmaceutical clientele using cleanroom dust collection and bag-in bag-out containment systems.  

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Report AIA Continuing Education
Continuing Education hours are only offered during the live event, and only to AIA members. A link to a survey will be provided both at the end of the webinar and in a follow-up email sent one hour after the end of the webinar. This survey must be completed in order to receive credit. AIA members will have their credit recorded within two weeks.

PLEASE NOTE: Each AIA member or IDP record holder needs to fill out their own survey individually. The survey will close 48 hours after the conclusion of the presentation.

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