Back to Compounded Sterile Preparations Certificate for Pharmacists
This product is an ASHP eLearning activity.
This self-guided, online program serves as a preparatory course for pharmacists planning to sit for the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Board Certified Sterile Compounding Pharmacist (BCSCP) certification examination.
The certificate provides ACPE continuing education for pharmacists, incorporating recorded presentations, readings, video demonstrations, and exercises in curricular modules. The program covers sterile preparation practice standards and regulations, pharmacy calculations, facilities and engineering controls, environmental monitoring, cleanroom personnel behaviors, sterile compounding components and procedures, stability and sterility, beyond-use date assignment, nonsterile to sterile compounding, hazardous drugs, managing products until final check or disposal, patient care, and overall quality management. After completing all of the modules, participants should be proficient in both basic compounding techniques and advanced skills required to lead and manage safe and compliant sterile preparation in a cleanroom environment.
Professional Certificate Requirement
Once a learner has successfully completed the educational curriculum, they have the opportunity to complete an online comprehensive exam. If the learner successfully completes the exam (minimum 80% passing rate; unlimited attempts permitted), they earn a professional certificate.