Tech Talk CE: A compounding overview

a professional pharmacy worker wearing protective clothing and a mask is compounding medications

Despite the numerous commercially manufactured medications available, there are still therapeutic gaps that can be addressed through sterile and non-sterile compounding. Pharmacy technicians currently involved or looking to be involved in compounding must have specialized knowledge and training to protect both themselves and their patients in this high-risk practice.

This course is accredited by CCCEP for 1.25 CEUs; course number 1329-2023-3712-I-T.

An educational service for pharmacy technicians, brought to you by Teva.

Learning objectives

After successful completion of this continuing education program, pharmacy technicians will be able to:

  • Recognize patient populations who may benefit from compounded medications.
  • Discuss the benefits and challenges associated with compounding.
  • List different dosage forms that can be compounded.
  • Review how to ensure patient safety when compounding.

Course author: Sarah-Lynn Dunlop, MEd, BA, RPhT

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