Dermatological Compounding with Pain Management

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DERMATOLOGICAL COMPOUNDING WITH PAIN MANAGEMENT is an accredited 15 hour (1.5 CEUs) practice-based course designed for pharmacists, technicians, marketers, and students who want to learn more about a growing segment for compounding. Physicians and other healthcare professionals are welcome to attend. This course is a combination of didactic lectures for content and laboratory activities to enhance skill of compounding. Topics covered include: compounded topical pain treatments for both acute and chronic conditions, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne vulgaris, acne rosacea, cutaneous infections (impetigo, cellulitis, candidiasis, warts), hyper-pigmentation, scars, and stretch marks.

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*Funding for this course is provided in part by an unrestricted educational grant from the ACA Research and Education Foundation.

2019 Dermatological Compounding with Pain Management

  • All courses taught at the ACA National Training Laboratory in Bartlett, Tennessee unless otherwise indicated. Maximum Class Capacity: 12 participants.

Course Objectives

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At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate skill in the preparation of compounded products for various skin disorders and infections.
  • Identify types and mechanisms of skin injury.
  • List and describe various treatment modalities for wound care.
  • Explain regulations regarding compounding, claims, and product safety.
  • Identify specific DEA rules and regulations as they apply to compounding topical pain medications.
  • Differentiate between the various types of pain.
  • Classify pharmacologic agents which are useful in the topical treatment of the various types of pain.
  • Compare topical compounding treatment options for both acute pain disorders and chronic pain disorders.
  • Discuss topical treatment choices when treating a topical wound.
  • Discuss the etiology & clinical presentation of various skin disorders and infections, including eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and acne.
  • Compare and contrast non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment modalities, including compounded options, for various skin disorders and infections.
  • Explain how the skin ages and discuss dermatological agents used in an effort combat aging.
  • Formulate compounded products for various skin disorders and infections.
  • Recommend an appropriate treatment plan for a patient including the counseling points the pharmacist should provide for each compounded product.

Course Fees


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 – $1095
2nd Attendee from Same Pharmacy – $995
Pharmacy Student – $395

Pharmacist/Pharmacy Tech – $1295
No 2nd Attendee Discount
Pharmacy Student – $420


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

CE Credit
Clinical Dermatological & Cosmeceutical Compounding, a practice-based course, has been approved for 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU’s) of continuing education credit being obtained in the live programming with ACPE Universal Activity Numbers 0201-0000-17-003-L01-P/T. This UAN has an initial release date of 1/1/2017 and an expiration date of 1/1/2020. 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. Special rates for course participants are available at a selection of nearby hotels; information is available at or contact the ACA office at 901-383-8119 or

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.

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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