Back to Compounded Sterile Preparations Certificate for Pharmacists
ACPE Numbers: 0204-0000-21-819-H07-P thru to 0204-0000-21-835-H07-P
Release Date: 12/01/2021 Expiration Dates: 12/01/2024
Activity Type: Application-based
CE Credits: 32 contact hours/17 activities
Activity Fee: $445 (ASHP Member); $545 (Nonmember)
This product is an ASHP eLearning activity.
This self-guided, online activity is intended for pharmacists preparing and managing the operations associated with compounding sterile preparations and serves as a preparatory course for the Board of Pharmacy Specialties Board Certified Compounding Pharmacist (BCSCP) certification exam.
The online learning activities provide 32 hours of ACPE continuing education for pharmacists, incorporating recorded presentations, readings, video demonstrations, and exercises in curricular modules. The learning activities cover compounding sterile preparation practice standards and regulations, pharmacy calculations, facilities and engineering controls, environmental monitoring, cleanroom personnel behaviors, sterile compounding components and procedures, basics of parenteral nutrition, stability and sterility, beyond-use date assignment, nonsterile to sterile compounding, hazardous drugs, managing the compounding process from sourcing 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 cleanroom operations.
Professional Certificate Requirement
Once a learner has successfully completed the educational curriculum, they have the opportunity to complete an online 158 comprehensive exam. If the learner successfully completes the exam (minimum 80% passing rate; unlimited attempts permitted), they earn a professional certificate.