A fee is associated with this course.
Compounding is the preparation, mixing, assembling, altering, packaging and labeling of a drug, drug-delivery device or device in accordance with a licensed practitioner’s prescription, medication order or initiative based on the practitioner-patient-pharmacist-compounder relationship in the course of professional practice.
Upon completion of this program, the technician should be able to:
- Define pharmacy compounding and discuss how compounding fits within a community pharmacy practice.
- Understand the legal and regulatory rules that apply to pharmacy compounding, including the recently enacted Drug Quality and Safety Act of 2013.
- Recall the basic components involved in quality pharmacy compounding.
- Explain the most commonly encountered mathematical conversions used in compounding.
- Explain what the USP is and its role in pharmacy compounding, including "Chapter 795" and the related labeling and recording keeping requirements.
The fee for this CE course is $4.95. This new course from Drug Store News opened on 1/20/2015 and will expire on 1/20/2017.
This CE course is worth 1.5 CE hours.
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