Available Until 10/19/2026

Compounding Compliance: Lessons Learned From an Expert Consultant

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-23-164-H07-P/T
Release Date:  10/19/2023
Expiration Date: 10/19/2026 
Activity Type: Knowledge-based 
CE Credits:  1.0 contact hour, (0.10 CEU)
Activity Fee: Free of charge for members/unavailable for non-members 

This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

Activity Overview 

Revisions to USP Chapter <797> will become official on Nov. 1, 2023. In this webinar, an expert consultant shares his experiences evaluating compliance with compounding standards and best practices. He discusses personnel competency evaluation, workflow practices, and cleanroom requirements, and shares tips on how to evaluate your own organization's compounding program from the perspective of a consultant.

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education with Commendation.

This activity is relevant to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

After participating in this CPE activity, participants should be able to:

• Describe common findings encountered during an inspection, survey, or consultant visit to a compounding facility.  

• Discuss approaches to evaluating organizational compounding compliance.   

  • Introduction and Announcements 

  • Presentation  

  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion 

David J. Warner, PharmD, Moderator
Senior Director, Office of Practice Advancement
Bethesda, Maryland 

Michael Freudiger, PharmD, APh, BCPS, BCSCP, Faculty
Sterile Compounding Specialist & Consultant
Fresno, California

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An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The presence or absence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. 

  • No one in control of the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship (RFR) with an ineligible company. 

This activity consists of recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP Learning Center. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity. 

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity. 


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