Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Home Study


    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Monday, August 31, 2020

    Offline Date

    Wednesday, March 1, 2023

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Thursday, August 31, 2023

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician



    • Overview

      Sterile compounding is a unique and critical skill of both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. In order to become proficient in such skills, it is crucial to have a thorough understanding of the supplies and materials utilized when compounding sterile products. Not every pharmacist responsible for compounding sterile products or overseeing the sterile compounding process may have the necessary level of foundational knowledge or experience needed, thus a foundational review of compounding supplies will be beneficial to those who find themselves in these roles. Similarly, many pharmacy technicians responsible for compounding sterile products but are who inexperienced in this area will likely benefit from a thorough review of available compounding supplies. This activity is designed to introduce the learner to the some of the supplies used to compound sterile products. It will provide thorough descriptions of these supplies and aid the learner in understanding how to both select and use the appropriate supplies when engaging in sterile compounding activities. Additionally, it will address pertinent safety concerns that arise when working with such supplies.


      • Homestudy PDF :   20230H07.pdf

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    • Pharmacist

      Describe appropriate safety measures to take when working with supplies used to compound sterile products
      Recognize if supplies have been appropriately selected and used to compound sterile products
      Describe supplies used to compound sterile products

      Pharmacy Technician

      Describe supplies used to compound sterile products
      Recognize the appropriate selection and use of sterile compounding supplies
      Identify safety measures for working with supplies used to compound sterile products
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-20-230-H07-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-20-230-H07-T

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.

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