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Compounding Certification

Sponsored by NPTA

Thursday 18-Sep-08 9:00 AM to Friday 19-Sep-08 5:00 PM CDT

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STAT Training Center

15832 W. Hardy, Suite 640
Houston Tx 77060 US
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Phone: (888) 247-8700
Fax: (888) 247-8706

Speaker NPTA Faculty

Event Description

NPTA’s Compounding Certification Course has been designed to train pharmacy technicians on the topic of extemporaneous, non-sterile pharmaceutical compounding.

Extemperaneous pharmaceutical compounding is both an art and a science. Advanced career path options are available for pharmacy technicians with a comprehensive knowledge of compounding and experience with the latest equipment, techniques and methods. This program offers both!


Target Audience

 - Certified Pharmacy Technicians
 - Pharmacy Technician Students
 - Pharmacists 

Course Details
The course requirements include:
 - 10 Home Study Modules with Exams
 - 2 Days Hands-On Training


How the Course Works
Participants must complete eleven separate modules of home-based learning, comprised of a reading assignment and comprehensive exam. A score of 70% or higher is required for each exam.  After completing the home-based study modules, participants attend and complete NPTA’s two-day Pharmaceutical Compounding Training Institute, located at the NPTA Training Institute in Houston, Texas.

Home Study Modules
 - Introduction to Compounding/Compounding Practices & Considerations
 - Facilities, Equipment & Supplies
 - Quality Assurance & Record Keeping
 - Capsules, Tablets & Powders
 - Lozenges, Troches, Sticks & Suppositories
 - Solutions, Suspensions & Emulsions
 - Ointments, Creams, Pastes & Gels
 - Ophthalmic, Otic & Nasal Preparations
 - Medication Flavoring
 - Veterinary Compounding

Hands-On Training Labs
 - Capsules
 - Carbomer Gels
 - Creams
 - Gelatin Troches
 - Lip Balms
 - Medicated Lollipops
 - PEG Troches
 - PLO Gels
 - Solutions
 - Suspensions 
 - Suppositories
 - Tablet Triturates
 - Coloring/Flavoring
 - Quality Assurance Methods
 - Record Keeping

Tuition Fee
$498 NPTA Members
$598 Non-Members
Please note: This course is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Rescheduling is subject to a $250 change fee and is based on availability.

What's Included
Tuition includes: Compounding textbook by Pearson Education, official course binder, two day hands-on training institute, lunch/snacks on both training days, use of laboratory equipment and supplies, statement of CE credit and an Official Certificate of Validated Training, upon successful completion.


CPE Credits
40.0 Contact Hours/4.0 CEU
ACPE No. 384-000-05-072-H04
This program was released April 1, 2006.
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 Event Contact

 
NPTA
(888) 247-8700
(888) 247-8706 FAX
www.pharmacytechnician.org
   

Compounding Certification

Sponsored by NPTA

Thursday 18-Sep-08 9:00 AM to Friday 19-Sep-08 5:00 PM CDT

Speaker NPTA Faculty

Compounding Certification

Sponsored by NPTA

Thursday 18-Sep-08 9:00 AM to Friday 19-Sep-08 5:00 PM CDT

STAT Training Center

15832 W. Hardy, Suite 640
Houston Tx 77060 US
Google Maps | Yahoo! Maps | Weather Forecast
Phone: (888) 247-8700
Fax: (888) 247-8706

Compounding Certification

Sponsored by NPTA

Thursday 18-Sep-08 9:00 AM to Friday 19-Sep-08 5:00 PM CDT

 
Before
18-Sep-08 9:00 AM
Member:
$498.00
Non-Member:
$598.00

 


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