ACA offers compounding courses that many pharmacy professionals look forward to all year. It’s an opportunity to enhance your skills, network with other professionals, and gain valuable knowledge in the field of compounding. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to take your career to the next level. Register today!

*Apply the code SPRING to enjoy a $70 discount on any pharmaceutical compounding course. Enhance your compounding training experience with this added value offer. Remember—ACA and ACVP members save an additional $200 off non-member prices.  Also, members sending 2 or more staff to the same class save even more!

Comprehensive Sterile Compounding


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 rate. The best value in compounding training just got a little better.

Customized On-Site Compounding Training

Your Site. Your Staff. Your Schedule

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.

2024 Comprehensive Sterile Compounding

Date Selection for 2024 Comprehensive Sterile Compounding Classes

  • All courses taught at the ACA National Training Laboratory in Bartlett, Tennessee. Maximum Class Capacity: 6 participants

Want more flexibility and set your own study hours?

Hazardous Drug Handling — Primer for Pharmacy Personnel Home Study is a 6-hour knowledge-based home study learning program designed for pharmacy technicians and pharmacists that cover regulations and standards concerning handling hazardous drugs. An understanding of these regulations and standards will permit participants to incorporate best practices in the workplace and ensure the safety of compounded hazardous preparations and the personnel who handle them. Pharmacy technicians may complete this program as a tool to prepare for the CPhT Advanced Certification Examination in hazardous drug handling.


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.

Enrollment in ACA Pharmaceutical Compounding Training Courses is not limited to members of ACA. Participants registering as student pharmacists 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.

The mission of the American College of Apothecaries (ACA) Continuing Pharmacy Education Program is to conduct educational programs that empower pharmacy professionals to provide exceptional patient care. Learn more about the CPE Program’s Goals and Policies.

The planners and faculty of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. No commercial support was received for this activity.

ACPE logo jpgComprehensive Sterile Compounding, an application-based certificate program, has been approved for 20.0 contact hours (2.0 CEUs) of continuing education credit being obtained in the live programming with ACPE Universal Activity Numbers 0201-0000-23-020-L07-P/T . This UAN has an initial release date of 03/30/2023 and an expiration date of 03/30/2026. 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. 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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