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Request More Information Visit the MEDISCA NETWORK Website

MEDISCA NETWORK

The New Dimension in Pharmaceutical Compounding

In the year 2000, MEDISCA Inc. began working towards its dream of providing the industry of pharmaceutical care with an unparalleled quality of service that will meet the day-to-day operational needs of compounding pharmacists all over North America.

With these goals in tow, the company assembled a team of practicing compounding pharmacists, formulation chemists, technical service support representatives and lab technicians who are dedicated to developing and maintaining an effective and responsive support system. Together they encompass a wide range of both theoretical and practical compounding experience with the following designated degrees:

  • PharmD
  • RPh.
  • PhD.
  • MSc.
  • BSc.

MEDISCA Network Inc. was founded through reason and resoluteness, and today looks forward to serving its clientele with an even broader vision. We are in service to, not only the compounding pharmacy community, but the healthcare community as a whole. Our role is to maintain and improve the integrity, quality and diversity of pharmacological care through the promotion and support of pharmacy compounding. Most of all, we recognize that we are in service to the patient population, for which we are all a part of at one time or another.

Our Vision
Our Vision is to raise the standards of pharmacy practice by offering quality technical services such as formulas, business development marketing and facility design, all while fostering proactive networking between the practices of pharmacy and medicine. It is important that we always keep focus on our foremost objective, improving patient care.

Our Mission
As a service provider imparting our specialized knowledge and expertise, we bring people and resources together. We provide the means for improving the quality of pharmaceutical care through meaningful relationships:

  • Supporting cutting-edge formulas, research and development, and technical support services for the compounding pharmacist
  • Developing a knowledge-based communications network for the pharmacist and medical specialist
  • Engaging in business practices that lead to the morally, ethically, legally, politically and clinically sound development of pharmaceutical compounding
  • Providing both resources and consultation to secure the development of our membership’s business and marketing investments

Our Team
Our team consists of an array of experts made up of academia and practicing professionals within retail pharmacy, hospital and hospice care. Additionally, our team members are highly successful compounding pharmacists/owners, physicians, lab technicians, formulation chemists and Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB) surveyors. Together, we encompass a wide range of both theoretical and practical compounding experience to promote excellence and expertise in the field of pharmacy compounding.

Our Technical Support Services Department consists of seasoned academics and highly skilled practicing professionals, whose common goal is to create customized formulas to meet patient specific need. Our staff members are equally skilled in both non-sterile and sterile formulations including numerous specialty niche markets. In addition many members of our team are responsible for creating our industry’s current standards of practice and serve as Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB) surveyors.

Service portfolio

  • Extensive on-line formula database
  • Customized formula design
  • Customer service Help Line
  • Consultation Services
  • Standard Operating Procedures for Non-Sterile and Sterile Compounding
  • Trouble shooting questions related to MEDISCA NETWORK formulas
  • Compounding inquiries which include; literature searches, mathematical calculations, compounding questions, API, excipient and base specific questions and lastly equipment and facility requirements.
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Visit the Spanish for Pharmacists Website

Spanish Training for Pharmacists

About the Program:
Developing Spanish counseling skills will help increase patient compliance and build customer loyalty while setting your pharmacy’s level of customer service apart from competitors. Spanish for Pharmacists is a comprehensive, 52-page book enabling pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to learn the basics of Spanish for effective patient counseling. Spanish for Pharmacists was written by practicing pharmacists specifically for the retail pharmacy community and contains more than 250 pharmacy-specific phrases and 1000 pharmacy-relevant vocabulary words.

Program Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, the pharmacist or pharmacy technician should be able to:

  • Translate basic questions regarding prescription and OTC medications from Spanish into English.
  • Ask questions pertaining to a patient’s medical condition in Spanish.
  • Explain side effects of prescription and OTC medication in Spanish.
  • Explain drug dosage regimens in Spanish.
  • Translate the Spanish alphabet.
  • Discuss how, where, and when to use medications in Spanish.
  • Translate body parts and organs in Spanish.
  • Translate medical symptom terminology from Spanish to English.
  • Translate days of the week, months of the year, and numbers in Spanish.
  • Demonstrate the ability to tell time and determine dates in Spanish.
  • Convey the location of products, items, and parts of the store in Spanish.
  • Translate certain foods and store products in Spanish.
  • Demonstrate proper pronunciation of Spanish letters and words.
  • Translate key Spanish question words.
  • Translate key sentences used in prescription processing and counseling.

Testimonials:
The Spanish for Pharmacists program is an excellent tool for providing customer service and patient counseling to the growing niche market of our Hispanic customers. It is practical, useful and simple."
- David Gagnon R.Ph.

"This program is exactly what I have been looking for! I wanted a program to help teach me the useful "pharmacy Spanish" needed to help our customers but I didn't want to waste my time learning irrelevant information. I highly recommend it to anyone who would like to effectively counsel their Spanish speaking customers."
- Sheryl ShemTov B.S. M.S. CPhT

"I think the Spanish for Pharmacists program is fantastic. It allows many technicians to learn a unique skill that can be applied in many pharmacies. Whenever I train in a particular store in which I feel the program may be of use, I let the staff know about it. I especially like how the program is straight forward and reader friendly."
- Michelle Ellinwood CPhT

Price:

$49.00

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Request More Information Visit the LP3 Network Website

A Global Leader in Continuing Healthcare Education

LP3 Network was founded to provide the healthcare community with exceptional programs in continuing education. At LP3 Network, we believe in raising the standards of healthcare through quality education and training. Our team of experts develop innovative and high-quality programs to provide you with the knowledge and tools needed to succeed!

Our mission is to provide you with a platform of educational programs that will have a positive impact on your professional development within the healthcare industry.

  • Education is the foundation of our business;
  • We strive to empower the healthcare community through best practices;
  • At LP3 Network, we are committed to providing you with knowledge and expertise;
  • We believe in providing you with options – choose from our wide range of courses and training activities.

LP3 Network recognizes the need to provide today’s healthcare professionals with a unique experience in continuing education, while maintaining an emphasis on quality and integrity.

Activity Portfolio

The combined efforts of LP3 Network and the University of Florida College of Pharmacy allow us to offer the finest in accredited continued healthcare education. We have prepared a number of high-quality activities that will enhance your professional knowledge. Visit our website to view detailed descriptions for all of our available activities. Our current available courses are:

  • Advanced Non-Sterile Compounding
  • Business Ready: Marketing & Sales for the Successful Compounding Pharmacist
  • Essential Elements of Compounded Sterile Preparations
  • Essential Elements of Hazardous Drug Compounding
  • Essential Elements of Prescription Analgesic Compounding
  • Essential Elements of Prescription Hormone Compounding
  • Preparing for a State Board of Pharmacy Compounding Practice Inspection
  • The Science of Pharmaceutical Compounding®: Non-Sterile Training
  • The Science of Pharmaceutical Compounding: Technician Training
  • Self-Directed Learning Modules* (non-accredited)

Our team of facilitators and contributors consists of some of the foremost experts in their respective fields. Our specialists are dedicated to helping you gain the knowledge and experience required to advance your career.

Our Accreditor

Since our inception, LP3 Network has pursued a dream of developing a comprehensive portfolio of continuing education programs for the healthcare industry. With these goals in tow, the company developed a strong relationship with the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. This well-respected institution is the accreditor for all of LP3 Network’s live training activities.

The established relationship with the University of Florida College of Pharmacy allows LP3 Network to offer those seeking further healthcare education with the finest in continuous professional development. All of LP3 Network’s live training activities are accredited by the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and we pride ourselves on the quality of these activities and the competency they bring to all of our clients.


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Training and Testing Booth #11623
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Request More Information Visit the PCCA Website

PCCA Training, CE & Student Compounding Boot Camps

C.E Programs
Through seminars and training, PCCA provides an organized, professional forum for compounding pharmacists to obtain practical information, earn C. E. credits, and receive valuable hands-on experience. In addition to seminars, PCCA offers pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students and professors, in-house training in our state-of-the-art compounding facilities in Houston.

International Seminars
The International Seminars provide compounding pharmacists as well as their compounding staff and guests with the latest information available in pharmacy compounding. At each International Seminar attendees will experience:

The Consultants Corner:
A panel from the Dr. M. George Webber Pharmacy Consulting Department shares information and compounding ideas discovered during their daily consultations and research. Topics include unavailable or discontinued manufactured products, compounding techniques, equipment and devices, unique dosage forms, marketing ideas as well as other aspects of a compounding pharmacy practice.

Compounding Pearls:
A panel of practicing compounding pharmacists shares formulas and tips they have found beneficial to their practice. Panel participants rotate with each seminar.

Quality Control:
IACP presents this program to deal with issues involving various aspects of quality control in pharmacy, especially compounding. Experts in the field cover various topics concerning proper procedures for establishing quality control mechanisms in the compounding lab.

Workshops:
Featured speakers, consultants or pharmacists lead instructional and networking sessions that include the main topic of the seminar as well as other popular compounding subjects. Attendees are given the choice of several workshops in order to pursue the areas of most interest to them.

Pharmacy Practitioner Sharing:
Member pharmacists present their experiences in their compounding practices including: formulas, marketing ideas, anecdotal reports and practices associated with compounding.

Equipment Table:
PCCA team members demonstrate and explain the vast selection of equipment, devices and supplies available to the member pharmacist. Included is a new product table to display the very latest in equipment added to the selections.

Legal Update:
Presented by the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacy, pharmacists are made aware of the latest developments concerning compounding pharmacy, including legal requirements and regulatory issues.

Primary and Aseptic Compounding Training Classes
In addition to seminars and symposiums, PCCA members have the opportunity to attend training classes in the PCCA's state-of-the-art compounding laboratory in Houston. Each year PCCA trains licensed pharmacists, as well as pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students and pharmacy professors. The compounding classes are accredited by ACPE and are offered throughout the year.

Primary Compounding Training:
The four day Primary Compounding Training, awarding 30 hours of continuing pharmaceutical education credit, provides hands-on training in practical compounding procedures, such as solutions, gels, creams, lotions, sticks, suppositories, troches, encapsulations, minor aseptic, unit dose compounding, enteric coating and lollipops. The class also provides instruction in compounding equipment, discusses legal issues and the importance of quality control, and covers helpful marketing techniques.

Aseptic Compounding Training:
The second course offered by PCCA is Aseptic Compounding Training. Pharmacists in attendance receive 40 hours (4.0 CEUs) of continuing education credit, including 24 hours prerequisite course work and 16 hours hands-on lab practice (includes 1 hour [.1 CEU] of law). The two-day course is an intensive hands-on experience and covers the latest USP and ASHP guidelines and standards. Focus is placed upon quality assurance of the compounding environment, equipment, end-product and the personnel involved. Click here for the 2005 Aseptic Compounding Training schedule.

Training Facilities:
The hands-on portion of the training course for our member pharmacists, pharmacy students and technicians is conducted in our compounding laboratory. The lab is equipped with 81 compounding workstations, a closed circuit television system to facilitate demonstrations by the instructor, and a classroom for lectures and slide presentations. Our training program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and is presented by our staff pharmacists, technicians and Ph.D.s.

PCCA Institute Pharmacy Boot Camp
Current pharmacy students may utilize PCCA's expertise and training through this course. The intent of Boot Camp is to introduce students to the unique and novel dosage forms utilized by today’s compounding pharmacists; to enlighten them as to the reality and feasibility of opening their own compounding pharmacy; and to inspire them to think of compounding as a viable, rewarding, and fulfilling career pathway.

Two full days of lecture and hands-on laboratory work provide a basic understanding of the skills, tools and equipment used in Contemporary Compounding. Students complete eleven dosage forms they take home with them, focusing on dosage forms such as lollipops, lip balms, troches, and transdermal delivery systems. Demonstrations of modern compounding equipment include the Ointment Mill, Electro Mortar-Pestle, Homogenizer, and Heat Sealer. Lectures on various contemporary compounding topics, compounding as a career path, and patient case studies are also on the agenda. http://www.pccainstitute.com/en/default.cfm

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Visit the Pharmacy Tech Training Website

Pharmacy Tech Training

RXinsider’s Pharmacy Technician Training & Orientation is a no-nonsense training program for anyone interested in a career within the pharmacy profession. The program focuses on basic skills and understanding while minimizing training burdens on the existing pharmacy staff. RXinsider’s Pharmacy Technician Training & Orientation is the perfect starting point for cross-training front store pharmacy personnel, training new pharmacy staff or self-directed training for individuals interested in becoming a pharmacy technician.

Program Features:

  • Four comprehensive and relevant modules
  • Unlimited online access 24/7
  • Assessment quiz & certificate of completion
  • Web-based
  • Affordable investment

Program Objectives:
By completing the training program, trainee should:

  • have an idea of what a typical Pharmacy Technician's duties will entail.
  • gain general and basic knowledge of a typical retail pharmacy and its operations.
  • feel less overwhelmed and stressed during the first few weeks of employment.
  • prove to future employers their commitment to becoming part of the pharmacy team.
  • grain an edge on any other applicants for a particular pharmacy position.
  • save time and frustration during the in-store training process.
  • determine whether a career in pharmacy may be the right fit.
  • NOTE: This program is NOT intended as a study guide for the PTCB Exam.

Program Modules:

  1. General Pharmacy Information
  2. Sig Codes/Abbreviations
  3. Brand-Generic Name Recognition
  4. Prescriber Handwriting Recognition + Day’s Supply Calculations
  5. Self-Assessment Quiz

Price:

$39.00

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