Mar
31
Fri
Compounding for Hormone Replacement Therapy – Letco
Mar 31 @ 8:00 am – Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm

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Compounding for Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy

COMPOUNDING FOR HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY is a 15 hour practice-­based course designed for pharmacists, technicians, marketers, and students who want to learn more about a growing segment for compounding. Physicians and other healthcare professionals are welcome to attend.
Using the basic components of compounding, HRT can be the cornerstone of a successful pharmacy with a diversified practice. Participants will gain a comprehensive knowledge of how and why a patient and practitioner should utilize HRT. Participants will be able to demonstrate a deeper understanding of a number of men’s and women’s health issues related to hormones, medications used to treat these issues, clinical guidelines for the treatment of these conditions, and the side effects of these medications.

Funding for this class was made possible in part through an unrestricted grant-in-aid from Letco Medical LLC.

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Apr
6
Thu
Comprehensive Sterile Compounding – Letco
Apr 6 @ 8:00 am – Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm

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COMPREHENSIVE STERILE COMPOUNDING is a 3-day, 20-hour practice-based course designed for pharmacists and technicians who are experienced in compounding. Completion of the Fundamental Compounding & Calculations Course is recommended, but not required. Physicians and other healthcare professionals are welcome to attend. Participants are instructed in the proper technique preparation, and quality control tests for sterile products, such as validation testing, membrane filtration, pyrogen tests, BET (bacterial endotoxin test), and others. Participants work in a simulated sterile environment in a 795 lab; on the final day, cleanroom exercises and a high-risk media fill will be conducted in a true 797 lab.

This course will include the USP guidelines, proper hand washing, and garbing. The curriculum will prepare attendees for anticipated changes to USP.

The attendee must pass an aseptic glove test and a media fill to successfully complete the course.

Funding for this class was made possible in part through an unrestricted grant-in-aid from Letco Medical LLC.

An optional Sterile Compounding: USP Chapter Home Study is also available and provides an additional 20 CE hours of sterile compounding training for technicians and pharmacists.

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Apr
11
Tue
LIVE Webinar: 8 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your HIV Pharmacy
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Summary

This activity will bring to light eight areas that are essential to a thriving successful HIV Pharmacy practice. The education provided will encourage, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to have a better understanding of the ingredients to grow and HIV pharmacy practice while at the same time providing exceptional patient care.

Presentation Objectives

  1. Recognize the importance of HIV Sensitivity
  2. Describe the value of training staff
  3. Outline the importance of having a marketing plan
  4. Outline the implementation of operations workflow and systems

This is a knowledge-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians.

ACPE logoThe American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACA has accredited this program for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and technicians. ACPE UAN 0201-0000-17-038-L02-P and 0201-0000-17-038-L02-T.

 

 

Apr
20
Thu
Veterinary Pharmacy Conference
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all-day

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Join ACVP at the Annual Veterinary Pharmacy Conference, April 20-22, 2017, in Memphis, TN.  This year you will experience 10 hrs of continuing education for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians & marketers with a veterinary pharmacy focus on therapeutic issues in dogs and cats. Additionally, you will visit the Memphis Zoo with a guided tour led by Felicia Knightly, DVM, Senior Veterinarian.

Arrive early for the Thursday evening “Meet & Greet” reception with attendees, speakers, and sponsors. Friday starts with a hot breakfast, followed by CE sessions, and then we grab a prepared lunch and head to the Memphis Zoo. Once we arrive at the zoo we will experience a guided tour with CE until 5:00 pm.  You will have the opportunity to experience the world-famous Beale Street and downtown Memphis on Friday evening and visit with our event sponsors. Saturday starts with a hot breakfast followed by CE sessions from 8:30 am – 11:45 am.

CE Sessions include:

  • Therapeutic Issues in Cats and Dogs
  • Parasites of Dogs and Cats and Treatment Modalities – Spencer Tally, DVM, Medical Director – Pet Vet Clinic of Cartersville
  • Pain Management for Dogs and Cats – Heather Lindell, PharmD, DICVP, FSVHP, University of Georgia, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
  • Cancer Therapeutics – Alexandria Gochenauer, BSPS, BA, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
  • Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Dogs and Cats – Robert Ross, Pharmacy Student, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
  • More topics and speakers to come!
Fundamental Compounding and Calculations
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm

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FUNDAMENTAL COMPOUNDING & CALCULATIONS is a 3-day, 21-hour practice-based course designed for pharmacists, technicians, marketers, 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 welcome to attend. This hands-on course focuses on the proper preparation of fundamental dosage forms utilized by pharmacies that are compounding medications for their patients. Participants will learn through pharmacy calculation practice, lectures, and hands-on laboratory training in a fully equipped USP 795 lab. 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.

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Apr
24
Mon
Veterinary Compounding Essentials
Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm
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Veterinary Compounding Essentials

VETERINARY COMPOUNDING ESSENTIALS is a 15 hour 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.

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