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CE Updates

New CE Course: Compounding Tips for the Community Pharmacy Technician

by Laura Humphrey | Jan 22, 2015

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:

  1. Define pharmacy compounding and discuss how compounding fits within a community pharmacy practice.
  2. Understand the legal and regulatory rules that apply to pharmacy compounding, including the recently enacted Drug Quality and Safety Act of 2013.
  3. Recall the basic components involved in quality pharmacy compounding.
  4. Explain the most commonly encountered mathematical conversions used in compounding.
  5. 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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