Sep
30
Fri
Compounding for Hormone Replacement Therapy
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm

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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.

Oct
7
Fri
Clinical Dermatological and Cosmeceutical Compounding
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm

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CLINICAL DERMATOLOGICAL & COSMECEUTICAL COMPOUNDING 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. This course is a combination of didactic lectures for content and laboratory activities to enhance skill of compounding.

Topics covered include: eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne vulgaris, acne rosacea, cutaneous infections (impetigo, cellulitis, candidiasis, warts), hyper-pigmentation, scars, and stretch marks.

Oct
21
Fri
Veterinary Compounding Essentials
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – Oct 22 @ 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 pharmacology, updated regulations on veterinary compounding, and unique compounds and delivery systems. The program provides fundamental techniques for effectively growing the veterinary compounding practice, including calculations, proper safety practices, hands-on compounding, and building a stronger veterinarian-pharmacist relationship.

Oct
27
Thu
LIVE Webinar: Compounding Transdermal Medications
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Compounding Transdermal Medications

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Activity Description:
Transdermal therapy offers a stress free administration route for feline patients making it highly desirable. Compounding a medication into a transdermal form is relatively straight forward; however, just because we can make it doesn’t mean we should. This webinar will provide information on determining if medications are appropriate for administration via the transdermal route.

Objectives:
• Describe characteristics of medications that are appropriate as transdermals
• Evaluate if a medication is an appropriate option for transdermal therapy
• Explain reasoning for and concerns about transdermal therapy

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: 0201-9999-16-081-L01-P and 0201-9999-16-081-L01-T.

Nov
3
Thu
Fundamental Compounding and Calculations
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am – Nov 5 @ 5:00 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 are interested in the latest techniques, ingredients, and equipment. Physicians and other health care professionals are welcome to attend.

Nov
10
Thu
Comprehensive Sterile Compounding
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – Nov 12 @ 5:00 pm

Comprehensive Sterile Compounding

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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, updated for 2016, will prepare attendees for anticipated changes to USP . Each attendee must pass an aseptic glove test and media fill to successfully complete the course.

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

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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