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Advanced Pharmaceutical Compounding2
Comprehensive Sterile Compounding
Sterile Compounding Recertification
Veterinary Compounding Essentials
Clinical Dermatological & Cosmeceutical Compounding
Advanced Pharmaceutical Compounding2

ADVANCED PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOUNDING is is an accredited 15 hour (1.5 CEUs) practice-based course designed for pharmacists, technicians, and marketers who want to learn more advanced compounding skills and techniques for the community patient. Both non-sterile and sterile dosage forms will be covered however emphasis will be placed on non-sterile dosage forms.

Physicians and other healthcare professionals are welcome to attend.

This course is a combination of didactic lectures for content and laboratory activities to enhance an already established skill of compounding that will cover topics and create products unique to community extemporaneous compounding pharmacy practice.

The goal of this course is to expand on the participants’ current knowledge of community extemporaneous compounding pharmacy and to discover and create innovative ways to treat patients in the community using advanced extemporaneous compounding pharmacy skills and techniques. Participants choosing this course should have a solid understanding of fundamental compounding techniques and skills and must have completed a compounding training course within the past seven years (ACA or other provider acceptable).

Topics covered will include:

  • flavoring chemistry
  • pediatric dosage forms and formulations
  • Rapid Disintegrating Tablets and tablet triturates
  • palliative care and hospice compounding opportunities
  • dosage forms for dentistry
  • advanced technology available for the community compounder

An emphasis will be placed on quality assurance/quality control as well as product analysis.

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Class Dates:
August 20-21, 2020
December 3-4, 2020

2020 Compounding Training Classes Interest Sign-Up

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For assistance registering for a compounding training course or to check availability for a course that is closed to online registration, call 901-383-8119 or email training@acainfo.org.

Course Objectives

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At the conclusion of this program, the participating pharmacist or technician will be able to:

  •  Recall basic pharmaceutical calculations from required compounding courses to be used in preparation of advanced pharmaceutical compounds
  • Explain legal obligations and requirements of 503A and 503B compounding facilities
  • Use advanced pharmaceutical compounding techniques to extemporaneously compound prescriptions, utilizing supplied materials
  • Discuss theory of and experiment with flavoring chemistry related to non-sterile oral products
  • Review pediatric dosage forms and formulations related to community compounded products
  • Formulate and compound Rapid Disintegrating Tablets and tablet triturates
  • Discover palliative care and hospice compounding opportunities to grow your business
  • Define non-sterile compounded dosage forms for dentistry patients
  • Practice manipulation of advanced technology available for the community compounder
  • Demonstrate appropriate documentation of compounding procedures and practices performed according to best practice guidelines, utilizing supplied materials
  • Discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with unique routes of administration and unique dosage forms
  • Assess extemporaneously compounded products for quality control according to best practice guidelines
COURSE INFORMATION FOR ATTENDEES

Course Fees

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Special promotional pricing will be automatically applied to all registrations completed six weeks before the beginning of class. No code necessary; does not apply to pharmacy student fees, EVP, or ACA Compound Academy. The best value in compounding training just got a little better.

ACA Members
Pharmacist/Pharmacy Tech – $1295
2nd Attendee from Same Pharmacy – $1195

Non-Members
Pharmacist/Pharmacy Tech – $1495
No 2nd Attendee Discount

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Physicians and other health care professionals are welcome to attend.
Maximum Class Capacity: 12 participants

CE Credit
Advanced Pharmacuetical Compounding, a practice-based course, has been approved for 15 contact hours (1.5 CEUs) of continuing education credit being obtained in the live programming with ACPE Universal Activity Numbers 0201-0000-20-006-L07-P/T. This UAN has an initial release date of 8/20/2020 and an expiration date of 8/20/2023. Attendees will be required to complete an evaluation form at the completion of the program. Attendees requesting CE will be required to provide their NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate (MMDD) to receive credit for any ACPE-accredited CPE session. Due to new ACPE regulations, if required information is received after 60 days, a $250 late fee will be assessed before CE will be processed.

Travel & Hotel Accommodations
Course participants are responsible for their own reservations and charges.

The ACA National Training Laboratory is located at 2830 Summer Oaks Dr., Bartlett, TN 38134.  Concordia University—Wisconsin School of Pharmacy is located at 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr., Mequon, WI 53097.

Special rates for course participants are available at a selection of nearby hotels; information is available at www.acainfo.org/hotels or contact the ACA office at 901-383-8119 or training@acainfo.org.

Cancellation Policy
30+ days before event – Full Refund
29-14 days before event – 50% Refund
13-1 days before event – No Refund

Classes are subject to cancellation due to circumstances beyond our control and you should always plan travel accordingly. We recommend purchasing travel insurance or booking with an airline that will allow you to reschedule your flight if the need arises.

ENROLLMENT POLICY
The mission of the American College of Apothecaries is to support the professional practice of the independent community pharmacist. Enrollment in ACA Pharmaceutical Compounding Training Courses is not limited to members of ACA, however, participants must meet one of the following criteria: own their own pharmacy; work for an independent community pharmacist as an associate; or work in a hospital, academia, or a pharmacy-related association. Participants registering as pharmacy students must be currently enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy and be able to provide proof of status and class spaces may be limited.

The American College of Apothecaries, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. All sessions carrying the ACPE program number are approved for continuing education credit.

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