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Fundamental Compounding & Calculations

December 10, 2018 - December 12, 2018

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$1,595 $1,395 $1,195 $1,050 $895
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Mequon, WI:

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.

Course objectives:

  • Perform basic pharmaceutical calculations required to accurately compound various non-sterile dosage forms
  • Perform proper garbing with the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), understand lab safety, and applicable environmental controls required to protect compounders
  • Know the importance of the Triad of Care essential to the proper delivery of extemporaneously compounded medications
  • Accurately and effectively use the various pieces of equipment available to compounding practices
  • Properly complete a Compounding Record for each formulation
  • Identify relevant regulations and standards of practice in the compounding industry
  • Dispense compounded medication accurately and efficiently by choosing and properly using available molds and dispensing devices
  • Identify and use drug and compounding specific references required for documentation of the Master Formulation Record
  • Demonstrate their ability to compound each of the following dosage forms using appropriate techniques:
    • Solutions & Suspensions
    • Creams, Ointments, Gels, & Lotions
    • Suppositories & Troches
    • Capsules and other Novel Dosage Forms

Learn about the ACA Compounding Training Instructors at acainfo.org/faculty

CE Credit
Fundamental Compounding and Calculations, a practice- based course, has been approved for 21 contact hours (2.1 CEU’s) of continuing education credit being obtained in the live programming with ACPE Universal Activity Numbers 0201-0000-17-001-L01-P/T. These UAN have an initial release date of 1/1/2017 and an expiration date of 1/1/2020. Attendees will be required to complete an evaluation form at the completion of the program. Attendees requesting CE will be required to provide their NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate (MMDD) to receive credit for any ACPE-accredited CPE session. Due to new ACPE regulations, if required information is received after 60 days, a $250 late fee will be assessed before CE will be processed. 

Travel & Hotel Accommodations 
Course participants are responsible for their own reservations and charges. Special rates for course participants are available at a selection of nearby hotels; information is available at www.acainfo.org/hotels or contact the ACA office at 901-383-8119 or training@acainfo.org.

Cancellation Policy 
30+ days before event – Full Refund
29-14 days before event – 50% Refund
13-1 days before event – No Refund

Classes are subject to cancellation due to circumstances beyond our control and you should always plan travel accordingly. We recommend purchasing travel insurance or booking with an airline that will allow you to reschedule your flight if the need arises.

Funding for this course is provided in part by an unrestricted educational grant from the ACA Research and Education Foundation.


December 10, 2018
December 12, 2018
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