Veterinary Compounding: A Regulatory Overview and Safety Assessment

Las Vegas, NV US

Pharmaceutical compounding is not only necessary, but often required for veterinary patients. When deciding to compound for animals, important considerations must to be made for veterinary-specific regulations and species-specific toxicities. Understanding the difference between human and veterinary compounding is essential. This presentation will provide an overview on when compounding is appropriate for animal patients, special considerations for developing formulations, and tips on communicating with veterinarians.

Intended audience


  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

Learning Objectives

PHARMACISTS

  1. Explain when compounding is appropriate for animal patients.
  2. Identify appropriate ingredients for use in veterinary compounds.
  3. Review potential pitfalls with medications commonly compounded for veterinary patients.
  4. Consider ways to improve veterinarian-pharmacist relationships.

PHARMACY TECHNICIANS

  1. Explain when compounding is appropriate for animal patients.
  2. Identify appropriate ingredients for use in veterinary compounds.
  3. Review potential pitfalls with medications commonly compounded for veterinary patients.
  4. Consider ways to improve veterinarian-pharmacist relationships.

 


FINANCIAL SUPPORT

This learning activity has received financial support from MEDISCA Inc. in the form of an educational grant.


COPYRIGHT

The activity is copyright © 2018 LP3 Network.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.10 CEU (ACPE)
  • 1.00 Contact Hours
SLS Las Vegas
2535 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States
Cost:
$0.00
SLS Las Vegas
2535 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States

Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, DICVP

Dr. Forsythe is a veterinary pharmacist at the University of California – Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. Dr. Forsythe grew up in western Pennsylvania as the daughter of two veterinarians and completed her doctor of pharmacy degree at the University of Findlay, College of Pharmacy in May 2015. Dr. Forsythe then went on to complete a residency in veterinary pharmacy at the Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Forsythe started a position with the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. Dr. Forsythe’s research interests include behavioral therapy in cats and safety and efficacy of compounded products in veterinary patients. Dr. Forsythe also enjoys teaching both pharmacists and veterinarians and is active in providing continuing education through a variety of avenues, as well as working with students of both professions. Dr. Forsythe is also an associate editor of Plumb’s Veterinary Drug Handbook.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) through CPE Consultants, LLC.

Total CPE Credits: 1.0 CPE Hour = 0.10 CEU

Activity Type

Application-Based

Pharmacist UAN

0864-9999-18-081-L07-P

Pharmacy Technician UAN

0864-9999-18-081-L07-T

Credits

1.0 CPE Hour = 0.10 CEU

Release Date

October 27th 2018

Expiration Date

October 27th 2019

accreditorCPE Consultants, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/16/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2020

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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