Non-Sterile Compounding Course (DRAFT 1)
Improve the quality of your staff training and competency assessment program through Self-Directed Learning Modules (SDLMs). This course is now delivered in an eLearning format. The course address day-to-day activities, requirements, and practices within a non-sterile compounding pharmacy, reflecting current United States Pharmacopeia (USP) standards, as well as professional best practices and standard operating procedures.
COMPLIANCE: This comprehensive set of modules will provide you with the knowledge required to understand standard operating procedures and current standards of practice as well as ensure your comprehension through learning assessments.
SIMPLIFY PERSONNEL TRAINING: Purchase your modules today and receive up to 4 complimentary registrations to increase your personnel’s day-to-day compliance (Request and registration for additional accesses must be completed within 6 months of purchase.)
EASY ACCESS: Modules are available on our online platform and can be accessed 24/7 from your office or the comfort of your own home.
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING: Each module takes approximately 10 minutes (on average) to complete such that training can easily be scheduled.
RECOGNITION: Upon completion of all the modules receive an LP3 Network certificate.
Individuals who may be interested in this course: pharmacists and pharmacy personnel, laboratory technicians, doctors and other healthcare practitioners working in the compounding industry.
- Describe compounding procedures and techniques used in a non-sterile facility.
- Describe how beyond-use dates (BUDs) are assigned.
- Explain the use of the master formulation record (MFR) and compounding record (CR).
- Explain standards of practice for non-hazardous and hazardous drug compounding.
- Apply and solve pharmaceutical calculations in compounding.
- Outline the fundamentals of Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Quality Improvement programs in a compounding facility.
- Review (U.S.) regulatory framework requirements in compounding pharmacy.
- Discuss key considerations of facility design of a non-sterile compounding pharmacy.
- Discuss business management practices of a non-sterile compounding pharmacy.
- Explain key considerations in patient / client care in pharmacy.
TOPICS COVERED: • Adverse Events • Beyond-use Date • Chemical Spills • Chemical Storage • Cleaning and Disinfection • Dispensing Preparations • Dosage Form Specific Calculations • Electromechanical Equipment • Emergency Plan • Federal Jurisdiction • General Pharmaceutical-related Calculations • Hazardous Drugs • Health and Hygiene • Information Technology • Inventory Control • Master Formulation and Compounding Record • Monitoring Environmental Controlled Conditions • Narcotics and Controlled Substances • Non-sterile Compounding Facility • Patient Assessment • Patient Counseling • Personal Protection • Personnel Performance • Powder Containment • Preparation and Inventory Recalls • Preparation Labels • Preparation Legitimacy • Preparation Processing • Privacy Standards - HIPAA • Proactive Personnel Management • Quality Assurance and Control • Quality Improvement • Record Retention • Water Selection • Weighing, Measuring and Mixing • Workflow Optimization
The eLearning module is best viewed on a computer or a tablet* in landscape mode. *Note: If you are using a Windows 10 tablet, we recommend using a mouse (touchscreen compatibility varies by model). High-speed internet connectivity and an updated internet browser are required to take the eLearning module. The broadband recommended is 1 Mbps or better. The minimum browser requirements to take the module are:
- Google Chrome v39 or later
- Mozilla Firefox v34 or later
- Internet Explorer v8 or later
- Microsoft Edge
- Apple Safari v6 or later
The information contained in this Continuing Education (CE) Material, which may include treatment modalities, diagnostic and therapeutic information, and instructions related to regulatory guidelines and current standards of practice as they relate to pharmacy compounding, is FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY and should not be taken as a treatment regimen, product indication, suggested treatment modality, or suggested standard of practice.
NOTE TO MEDICAL, HEALTHCARE OR OTHER APPROPRIATELY STATE LICENSED PROFESSIONAL: Any treatments, therapies, regulatory or practice standards must be fully investigated by a licensed pharmacist and prescribed by a duly licensed medical practitioner in accordance with accepted professional standards and compendia. LP3 NETWORK Inc. takes no responsibility for the validity of this information or for its safety or effectiveness, or for any use thereof, which is at the sole risk of the registrant, whom in this instance and in reference to this particular content must be a medical, healthcare or other appropriately state licensed professional. Licensed pharmacists, medical, healthcare or other appropriately state licensed professionals are advised that CE Material should not be used as a means of establishing therapeutic interventions; rather therapeutic interventions should be based on a duly licensed medical practitioner’s independent clinical judgment. LP3 NETWORK Inc. cannot be held liable to any person or entity concerning claims, loss, or damage caused by, or alleged to be caused by, directly or indirectly, the use or misuse of the information contained in this CE Material, written documentation, or verbal consultation. LP3 NETWORK Inc. makes no warranties with respect to the accuracy of the information contained in this CE Material and it is the responsibility of medical, healthcare or other appropriately state licensed professional to investigate and determine the application of the content to its own business and practitioner practices. In the event of any claim by a third party related to the content of this CE Material, medical, healthcare or other appropriately stated licensed professional will indemnify and hold harmless LP3 NETWORK Inc. and all of its affiliates, officers, directors and employees from and against any harm, damage, loss, claim or threats thereof, including reasonable attorney’s fees, which may result, in whole or in part, therefrom.
This course is non-accredited and meant as refresher training for the pharmaceutical compounding community. This comprehensive set of modules will provide you with the knowledge required to understand standard operating procedures and current standards of practice as well as ensure your comprehension through learning assessments.
Purchase your modules today and receive up to 4 complimentary registrations to increase your personnel’s day-to-day compliance (Request and registration for additional accesses must be completed within 6 months of purchase).