FUNDAMENTAL COMPOUNDING WITH PHARMACY LAW
COMPREHENSIVE STERILE COMPOUNDING

VETERINARY COMPOUNDING ESSENTIALS

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

Earn CE and SAVE  $70 with Early Bird Pricing to all registrations completed six weeks before the beginning of class. No code necessary. The best value in compounding training just got a little better.

Remember—ACA and ACVP members save an additional $200 off non-member prices. Send 2 or more staff and save
even more.

*does not apply to student pharmacist rates

Veterinary Compounding Essentials
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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 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.

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VETERINARY COMPOUNDING ESSENTIALS is an accredited 15 hour (1.5 CEUs) practice-based course that introduces pharmacists, technicians, and marketers to veterinary pharmacy compounding. The program provides fundamental techniques for effectively growing the veterinary compounding practice, including calculations, proper safety practices, hands-on compounding, and marketing.

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.

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

DAY ONE
Classroom
Welcome, Introduction & Lecture/Discussion

  • Overview of Veterinary Pharmacy and Compounding
  • Disease States
  • Opportunities for Practice Growth
  • Regulatory Considerations
  • Safety in Compounding

Lectures/Discussion

  • Calculations
  • Dosage Forms
  • Beyond-Use Dating

Lab

  • Compounding Veterinary Dosage Forms (Chews, Poloxamer, Suppositories, Suspensions)

DAY TWO

Classroom

Lectures/Discussion

  • Literature Resources
  • Patient Education
  • Provider Education

Lectures/Discussion

  • Provider Education
  • Marketing

Lab

  • Compounding Veterinary Dosage Forms (Solutions, Transdermal Gels)

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

  • Demonstrate knowledge of animal diseases where a compounding pharmacist and/or technician can impact animal medication compliance;
  • Identify flavoring options for various animal species and compound preparations;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements and professional standards that affect veterinary compounding, including USP <795> and USP <800>;
  • Cite examples of drugs that are contraindicated or must be used with caution in animals;
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform calculations necessary to compound veterinary preparations;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate Beyond Use Dating (BUD) for veterinary preparations, in accordance with USP <795>;
  • Identify equipment and supplies commonly required to compound veterinary preparations;
  • Identify information resources and appropriate references that may be useful to the pharmacist and/or technician when compounding veterinary preparations;
  • Demonstrate the ability to properly utilize personal protective equipment (PPE) when compounding veterinary preparations;
  • Demonstrate the ability to compound a variety of compound preparations, including transdermal gels, suspensions (aqueous and oil), solutions, powders, chew treats, suppositories, and poloxamer gels;
  • Discuss marketing techniques for growing a veterinary compound practice.

ACA | ACVP | PPHI Member

$1145
  • MEMBER BENEFIT: Save $100 when you add a 2nd attendee from the same pharmacy for only $1045.

ACA | ACVP | PPHI Student Pharmacist Member

$445

Non-Member

$1345

Non-Member Student Pharmacist

$470

REGISTER EARLY & SAVE $70!

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.

Class Dates & Registration

  • All courses taught at the ACA National Training Laboratory in Bartlett, Tennessee unless otherwise indicated. Maximum Class Capacity: 10 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 American College of Apothecaries:

Compounding for the Veterinary Patient Home Study is a 6–hour knowledge-based home study learning program that provide participants to review the regulations of veterinary medicine and recommendations for veterinary compounding, as well as the challenges in compounding for a veterinary patient. Participants will explore ways to help patients and owners by adjusting dosage strength, customizing dosage forms, and tailoring ingredient selection by animal species.  Participants will review important compounding principles, including the benefits and risks of different routes of administration, the appropriate application of excipients and the use of flavoring agents.

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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 jpgVeterinary Compounding Essentials, 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 0201-0000-20-004-L07-P/T. This UAN has an initial release date of 3/6/2020 and an expiration date of 3/6/2023. 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. 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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