USP Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings will be enforceable on July 1, 2018. To help compounding pharmacy personnel get started towards compliance, the ‘musts’ in each section of the chapter will be separated from the ‘shoulds’ differentiating what is required versus what is recommended should help pharmacy personnel prioritize and plan for necessary changes.
1. Explain how hazardous drugs are defined by USP
2. Describe required engineering controls and facility design.
3. Identify requirements for policies and procedures.
4. List mandatory components of staff training.
Brenda Jensen and Jim Hack consult with over 200 compounding pharmacies in 45 states on compliance with USP, state and federal laws, PCAB accreditation, and NABP VPP or UCAP credentialing. They have assisted more than 100 pharmacies through the PCAB accreditation or re-accreditation process and assisted many pharmacies through resident and nonresident state inspections, NABP VPP or UCAP inspections, and FDA inspections.
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.
This class sponsored by Letco Medical LLC.
The pharmacy profession is uniquely positioned to take advantage of desires from consumers to improve their nutritional intake as a component of both wellness initiatives and disease intervention as an alternative to, or in conjunction with, medication.
With 12 hours of continuing education for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and marketers, the ACA Fall Pharmacy Conference will benefit pharmacies interested in reaching this growing market.
Community pharmacies with nutrition-focused niches provide trusted evidence-based information and high-quality products for patients and expand their customer base into new consumer segments.
Topics covered will include: Integrating Functional Medicine into the Pharmacy, Addressing the Nutritional Needs of Your BHRT and TRT Patients, Nutraceuticals, USP on Supplements, An Overview of Popular Diet Plans and more.
Designed specifically for independent pharmacies, this is the business training you can’t afford to miss. With 7.0 hours of CE credit, the ACA Business Management BOOTCAMP will put your company on the path towards best-in-class performance with your own people, processes, and technology.
Kha Le, Principal Consultant for Revolution Advisors, will lead participants through sessions on Strategic Leadership, Operational Management, Human Resources, Entrepreneurial Marketing, and Financial Literacy & Accounting that will give Pharmacy Owners, Managers, and Key Staff the tools they need to maximize individual, team, and organizational potential.
This course will be offered on August 18 before the ACA Fall Pharmacy Conference in St.Louis, MO.
Attend the ACA Fall Pharmacy Conference (on August 19-20) and pay a special price of $350 for the Business Management Bootcamp when you register for both at acainfo.org/fallpharmacy before July 1, 2016 ($495 after July 1, 2016; $695 after August 1, 2016).
Click for online registration: Business Management Training August 18, 2016