FUNDAMENTAL COMPOUNDING WITH PHARMACY LAW
COMPREHENSIVE STERILE COMPOUNDING

VETERINARY COMPOUNDING ESSENTIALS

DERMATOLOGICAL COMPOUNDING WITH PAIN MANAGEMENT
CUSTOMIZED & ON-SITE COMPOUNDING TRAINING

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Customized On-Site Compounding Training

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The ACA can present any of the current compounding training courses or business management training on location, or design a custom class (with or without CE) to meet a pharmacy’s needs.

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**Learning Materials will be updated to include the revised USP Chapter <795> Standards**

FUNDAMENTAL COMPOUNDING WITH PHARMACY LAW is an accredited 3-day course that offers 20 hours (2.0 CEUs) of accredited continuing education, including 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of pharmacy law.

This course is designed for pharmacists, technicians, and students who are new to compounding or who have had training in the past but want a refresher. Physicians and other health care professionals are also welcome to attend.

CONTENT
This course provides didactic and hands-on experience with fundamental aspects of nonsterile compounding. Participants will learn through lecture, discussion, practice activities, and hands-on training in a fully equipped nonsterile compounding lab.

The Fundamental Law module explains key aspects of state and federal regulations pertaining to compounding and what components are acceptable to use in compounded nonsterile preparations.

Our low instructor/participant ratio allows for individual attention and interaction. The program is structured to demonstrate skills that can be immediately implemented by participants. Learn about the ACA Compounding Training Instructors at acainfo.org/instructors.

Physicians and other health care professionals are welcome to attend.

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

DAY ONE

Classroom

  • Introduction to Compounding

Lab

  • Lab Safety, Garb & PPE
  • Cleaning & Use of the PEC
  • Calibration & Use of the Electronic Balance

Lunch (45min – 1hr)

Classroom

  • Quality Compounding

Classroom

  • Solutions & Suspensions

Lab

  • Principles of Geometric Dilution
  • Suspensions & Solutions

Adjourn (as you finish approx. 5 pm)

DAY TWO

Classroom

  • Regulatory Update
  • Documentation
  • Capsules

Lab

  • Capsules

Lunch (45min – 1hr)

Classroom

  • Semi-Solid Dosage Forms

Lab

  • Capsules (continued)
  • Semi-Solid Dosage Forms

Adjourn (as you finish approx. 5 pm)

DAY THREE

Classroom

  • HD Summary
  • Topicals

Lab

  • Topicals

Adjourn (as you finish approx. 12 pm)

Fundamental Compounding 2021 – Introduction to Compounding (8h)
UAN: 0201-0000-21-040-L07-P/T  |  Knowledge Based

  • Define nonsterile compounding and practices within the scope of USP <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Nonsterile Preparations
  • Define Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Explain facility and environmental monitoring requirements
  • Explain the use, maintenance, and cleaning of primary engineering controls
  • Calibrate the electronic balance and determine minimum accurate weighable quantity
  • Discuss commonly compounded nonsterile preparations (CNSPs) and potential stability issues
  • Select components appropriate for use in CNSPs and evaluate information contained on the certificate of analysis
  • Assign appropriate beyond-use dates to CNSPs
  • Summarize necessary label and labeling information
  • Demonstrate proper donning and doffing of garb/PPE and safe lab practices
  • Practice mixing components using the Principles of Geometric Dilution
  • Compound solutions and suspensions while demonstrating appropriate use of equipment and proper compounding techniques
  • Clean and sanitize compounding equipment and work areas

Fundamental Compounding 2021 – Regulatory Update (1h)
UAN: 0201-0000-21-041-L03-P/T  |  Knowledge Based

  • Identify regulations and standards pertaining to nonsterile compounding
  • Explain requirements for selection of components used in compounding
  • Review key FDA guidance documents

Fundamental Compounding 2021 – Documentation (2h)
UAN: 0201-0000-21-042-L07-P/T  |  Knowledge Based

  • Outline the framework for a quality assurance program
  • Specify SOPs needed for nonsterile compounding
  • Identify master formulation record and compounding requirements
  • Discuss quality control procedures
  • Describe requirements for personnel training and competency
  • Explain elements of a Safety Data Sheet

Fundamental Compounding 2021 – Capsules (2.5h)
UAN: 0201-0000-21-043-L07-P/T  |  Application Based

  • Compare characteristics of capsules
  • Determine ingredient proportions
  • Demonstrate proper donning and doffing of garb/PPE and safe lab practices
  • Compound capsules while demonstrating appropriate use of equipment and proper compounding techniques
  • Perform quality control procedures
  • Clean and sanitize compounding equipment and work areas

Fundamental Compounding 2021 – Molded Dosage Forms (2.5h)
UAN: 0201-0000-21-044-L07-P/T  |  Application Based

  • Compare characteristics of suppositories and troches
  • Discuss factors that discuss the choice of base
  • Demonstrate proper donning and doffing of garb/PPE and safe lab practices
  • Compound suppositories and troches while demonstrating appropriate use of equipment and proper compounding techniques
  • Perform quality control procedures
  • Clean and sanitize compounding equipment and work areas

Fundamental Compounding 2021 – Hazardous Drug Handling (1.5h)
UAN: 0201-0000-21-045-L07-P/T  |  Knowledge Based

  • Describe facility requirements
  • Differentiate between primary and secondary engineering controls
  • Identify the role and responsibilities of the designated person
  • Select which drugs must be included on a facility’s HD list
  • List required policies and procedures
  • Differentiate between deactivation, decontamination, cleaning, and disinfection
  • Describe PPE requirements for nonsterile HD compounding
  • Determine when an assessment of risk may be used
  • List training requirements for personnel who handle HD

Fundamental Compounding 2021 – Topicals (2.5h)
UAN: 0201-0000-21-046-L07-P/T  |  Application Based

  • Compare characteristics of topical dosage forms
  • Discuss factors that discuss the choice of base
  • Demonstrate proper donning and doffing of garb/PPE and safe lab practices
  • Compound a cream, ointment, and gel while demonstrating appropriate use of equipment and proper compounding techniques
  • Perform quality control procedures
  • Clean and sanitize compounding equipment and work areas

 

ACA | ACVP | PPHI Member

$1445
  • MEMBER BENEFIT: Save $100 when you add a 2nd attendee from the same pharmacy for only $1345.

ACA | ACVP | PPHI Student Pharmacist Member

$645

Non-Member

$1645

Non-Member Student Pharmacist

$670

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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 student pharmacist fees. The best value in compounding training just got a little better.

Class Dates & Registration

  • All courses taught at the ACA National Training Laboratory in Bartlett, Tennessee unless otherwise indicated.
    Maximum Class Capacity: 7 participants.
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 and leave a message or e-mail training@acainfo.org.

Also Available from The American College of Apothecaries:

Basic Compounding & Calculations: An Overview is a 12-hour knowledge-based home study for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with a review of calculations needed to prepare a variety of medications their patient may need to attain the greatest therapeutic actions with few undesirable side effects.

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Non-Sterile Compounding Home Study is a 10-hour knowledge-based home study learning program designed for compounding pharmacists and technicians that covers a broad overview of nonsterile compounding, including the regulations and standards that apply, along with discussions of each of the typical dosage forms and prepared by compounders. The calculations module provides detailed explanations and examples and is a guide to help develop proficiency in common pharmaceutical calculations.

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Attendee Cancellation Policy

If attendee cancels 30+ days before event – full refund less 5% administrative fee
If attendee cancels 29-14 days before event – 50% refund
If attendee cancels 13-1 days before event – no refund

On occasion, ACA may need to reschedule or cancel a class due to circumstances beyond our control, and attendees should 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.

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. 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.

ENROLLMENT POLICY
The mission of the American College of Apothecaries is to conduct educational programs, facilitate networking and mentoring, and promote leadership that empowers pharmacy professionals to provide exceptional patient care. Enrollment in ACA Pharmaceutical Compounding Training Courses is not limited to members of ACA. Participants registering as a student pharmacist must be currently enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy and be able to provide proof of status. Class spaces for student pharmacists may be limited.

ACPE logo jpgFundamental Compounding with Pharmacy Law, a practice-based course, has been approved for a total 20 contact hours (2.0 CEUs) and (1.0 CEUs) of Law continuing education credits.  See Learning Objectives for individual numbers. These UANs have an initial release date of 7/29/2021 and an expiration date of 7/29/2024. 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. Any unclaimed credit with a date of participation that is 6 months and older will not be eligible for processing.

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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