Matt Martin, PharmD, BCSCP: PCCA: Employee (Ongoing)
Sometimes patients need medications that are not manufactured in the necessary formulation for patient use. Compounding is essential for meeting gaps necessary to provide individualized care. Compounding requires specialized techniques and precision in calculations to provide the right medication for the right patient. This session reviews the basics of nonsterile compounding to set you up for success to compound in your practice.
Describe the FDA's role in 503A compounding and how guidance documents influence the practice of compounding.
Demonstrate when to utilize certificate of analysis for active ingredients in compounded formulations.
Determine how to assign beyond use dates (BUDs) to nonsterile preparations and review what data is needed for extended BUDs.
Calculate the Minimum Accurately Weighable Quantity for balances as defined by USP.