PPE for Nurse Administration of Megace Liquid

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PPE for Nurse Administration of Megace Liquid

The 2016 NIOSH document on hazardous drugs lists Megace in Group 1. They further indicated that PPE is required for administration of agents in Group 1. If I am reading this correctly, oral liquid formulations require basically the same PPE as that required for the administration of IV Chemotherapy.

How are you translating this into practice? I would like to get rid of Megace completely, but my docs are not on board.

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/antineoplastic/pdf/hazardous-drugs-list...