Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding – A Review of Rules and Procedures – 3 Hours

$25.00

Description

This course specifically reviews the fundamental principles used for compounding. It is important to note that the material provided is for informational purposes only. As the regulatory standards for compounding may change over time, it is advisable to refer to the websites of USP-NF, FDA, and your local State Board of Pharmacy for detailed and up-to-date regulatory practices.

Upon completion of this course (Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding), pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to: 

  • Define Sterile and Non-sterile Compounding.
  • Describe why sterile and non-sterile compounding is necessary.
  • Recognize the patient harm associated with contaminated compounding products.
  • Identify the federal and state agencies responsible for regulating pharmacy compounding.
  • Name the organizations that set guidelines for compounding.
  • Describe the training and competencies required to practice compounding.
  • Define critical site, BUD, ISO, and other compounding terms.
  • Describe the compounding area specifications expected for non-sterile compounding.
  • List the specific facility requirements for approved sterile compounding clean areas.
  • Identify the use of primary and secondary engineering controls.
  • Define HEPA filtration and review its role in sterile compounding.
  • Describe the risk levels associated with compounding sterile products.
  • Recognize requirements for packing, labeling, and storing of compounded products.
  • Name the pharmacy documentation requirements for sterile and non-sterile products.
  • State-specific reasons for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in compounding.
  • List the areas of compounding required to have Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Outline the guidelines for maintaining United States Pharmacopeia (USP) requirements for compounding sterile and non-sterile preparations.

 

Author: Elvia Sellountos, Pharm D, RPh  

Contact Hours: 3 Hours 

Activity Type: Knowledge-Based Home Study 

Instructional Methods:  Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)

Target Audience: Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians 

Cost: $20 / Participant

Course No: Pharmacist: 0384-9999-24-054-H07-P  Technicians: 0384-9999-24-054-H07-T

Release Date: 05/22/2024               Expiration Date: 05/22/2027

Course Completion Certificate:  A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (PDF) Certificate By Email. Credit will be reported to the CPE monitor within 30 days of completion.

The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing education.

NPTA approves Biologix Solutions LLC as a Joint Provider of continuing pharmacy education. Approval

Disclaimers: Mr. Phillip has no actual or potential conflict of interest regarding this program. It received no commercial support and has been peer-reviewed to ensure non-commercialization.

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