Continuing Education Resources

Providers of Continuing Education for Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians...

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California Society of HealthSystem Pharmacists CSHP

"The Leader in Wellness, Patient Safety and the Optimal Use of Medications"

Founded in 1962, CSHP is a professional society representing thousands of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, student pharmacists and associates to promote wellness, patient safety and the optimal use of medications.

The specific purposes and objectives of this corporation are to promote rational, patient-oriented medication therapy across the continuum of care; to foster the optimal and responsible use of medication-related technologies; to promote pharmacists, and technicians as integral members of the healthcare team in order to allow full utilization of their clinical skills and knowledge of the medication use process in each healthcare setting; to serve as a primary advocate for advancing professional practice, optimizing patient outcomes, and improving the quality of patient care; to promote pharmaceutical services that use sound pharmacoeconomic principles; to advocate the pharmacist's and technician's value to patients by ensuring that appropriate clinical services and the medication use process are applied to their benefit; to promote public health by fostering the optimal and responsible use of medications, including education for proper use and/or controlled use of medications; and to promote competency in the profession by offering state of the art education and training programs.

CSHP members practice in a variety of organized health care settings including, but not limited to hospitals, integrated healthcare systems, and clinics, home health care and ambulatory settings.

Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE)

The mission of California Society of Health-System Pharmacists' Continuing Pharmacy Education program is to provide innovative educational activities that will advance the practice of pharmacy and optimize patient care.

California Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE standards were designed to facilitate the continuum of learning and emphasize the foundation needed for development of the learner as a lifelong learner.

CSHP's responsibilities to learners:

  • Advocate for lifelong learning of pharmacists and technicians
  • Emphasize systematic, self-directed learning
  • Identify and meet the educational needs of pharmacists and technicians
  • Assure that faculty take an active role in delivering content so pharmacists and technicians are actively engaged in their learning
  • Assess participant learning from a CPE activity
  • Evaluate the impact of CPE activities in pharmacy practice

Seminar 2012: October 18 -21, Paris Las Vegas Hotel

Welcome to the 37th annual meeting of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists, “Jackpot, Pharmacy!”. CSHP is proud to offer the largest state-run seminar for health-system pharmacists in the United States! The goal of Seminar is to provide our attendees, ranging from pharmacy students to directors, with a venue for networking with colleagues, updating their knowledge, enhancing their skills and learning about the latest products and technologies offered by industry. The multitudes of continuing pharmacy education courses provided at Seminar are developed to maintain and enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities of all attendees. From presentations to receptions, Seminar has found the perfect balance of content and networking for professional growth and inspiration of health-system pharmacists and technicians as well as other pharmaceutical related professionals. Seminar is designed by health-system pharmacy professionals from California for health-system pharmacy professionals. This ensures greater insight into the unique needs of our members and an opportunity for a meaningful, worthwhile experience tailored to your personal and professional requirements. Seminar 2012 is a fantastic opportunity to fulfill your personal commitment to professional experience and life-long learning.

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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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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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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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CE Search Engine

Thousands of Activities, Unlimited Potential

CE Search Engine facilitates the development of professionals and adult learners by connecting them with relevant continuing education activities and life-long-learning opportunities. CE Search Engine is the only search engine dedicated exclusively to continuing education, and offers professionals a convenient tool to discover opportunities by subject, provider, or geographic location.

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American College of Apothecaries (ACA)

Since 1940, the ACA has been working with independent pharmacists to advance the entrepreneurial spirit of member pharmacists through education, innovation, mentoring, fellowship and training.

ACA Continuing Education Programs
Through educational conferences, seminars, compounding training, webinars and on-demand programs, ACA provides an array of opportunities for pharmacists, technicians, marketers and pharmacy students to obtain information, earn CE credits, and receive valuable networking with independent pharmacy entrepreneurs. ACA can also provide CE accreditation for other organizations.

Educational and Specialty Conferences
ACA provides an annual multi-day conference each year with continuing education sessions, social events, induction of new ACA Fellows and members, networking and award presentations. These conferences are held in different areas and in addition to learning, a large focus is on networking and sharing amongst pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, marketers and pharmacy students.

ACA Accredited Programs for Other Organizations
As an ACPE-approved provider of continuing pharmacy education, ACA is in compliance with ACPE’s Criteria for Quality and Interpretive Guidelines. Periodic review of educational programming by ACPE and continual self-evaluation by ACA ensures that the programs accredited by ACA are of the highest quality and meet ACPE standards. The ACPE Criteria and Guidelines are always followed when providing any continuing pharmacy education programs in live or in on demand format.

Webinars and Self-Paced Online Seminars/On-Demand CE
The ACA is pleased to introduce ACA Education CEnter an online catalog of more than 70 self-paced seminars for continuing pharmacy education! This new online education resource will include live webinars and on-demand courses that you can participate in from the comfort of your office or home and on your own schedule. The ACA is the source for pharmacists’ continuing education and professional development opportunities. Pharmacist and pharmacy technicians, marketers and pharmacy students can access online the latest webinars on subjects important to your career development. Visit the catalog today to browse through programs and begin enhancing your knowledge and earning CE credit!

Compounding Training Courses

  • Fundamental Compounding and Calculations

Fundamental Compounding & Calculations is a 3-day, 21 hour application-based course. This course combines one day of essential pharmacy calculations followed by two days of lectures and hands-on laboratory training. The overall goal of the calculations portion is to provide the pharmacist and technician with a review of the calculations they will need to master in order to prepare the variety of medications their patients may need to attain the greatest therapeutic actions from their medications with the fewest undesirable side effects. The lecture and hands-on portion is to provide the participant with a theoretical and practical basis on which to build a successful non-sterile compounding practice which complies with current requirements for good compounding practice. The instruction focuses on the proper preparation of fundamental dosage forms utilized by pharmacies which are compounding medications for their patients. The program is structured to demonstrate skills that can be immediately implemented by participants with minimal or no experience, as well as those wishing to update their compounding skills.

  • Comprehensive Sterile Compounding

Comprehensive Sterile Compounding is an 18.5 hour course designed to further prepare pharmacists and technicians to strengthen their knowledge base in Sterile Compounding. This course will provide the participant with the knowledge of preparation and quality control tests for sterile products, such as validation testing, membrane filtration, pyrogen tests, BET (bacterial endotoxin test) and others. This course will include the USP <797> guidelines. Also covered is proper hand washing and garbing. The attendee must pass their Aseptic glove test and their media fill to successfully complete the course.

  • Compounding for Natural Hormone Replacement

Compounding for Natural Hormone Replacement is a 15 hour application-based course designed to further prepare pharmacists and technicians to strengthen their knowledge base in the treatment of men and women with regard to hormone replacement therapy. Participants will be able to demonstrate a deeper understanding of a number of women’s issues, medications used to treat these issues, clinical guidelines for the treatment of women’s health issues, and side effects of these medications.

  • Compounding Options for Pain, Wound and Scar

Compounding Options for Pain, Wound and Scar is a 15hour application-based course. The overall goal of this application based program is to provide the pharmacist and/or technician the ability to learn about pain, its physical and behavioral components, the mechanisms of pain, the treatment of pain both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic, and how to compound unique dosage forms to meet the needs of the patient in pain. In addition the participant will learn the techniques compatible with USP 795 in the provision of quality pharmaceutical preparations and applicable DEA rules. Practical compounding case studies will be presented including the management of painful conditions, and wound and scar treatments.

  • Veterinary Compounding Essentials

Veterinary Compounding Essentials is a 15 hour application-based course designed to introduce the pharmacist and pharmacy technician to veterinary pharmacy compounding. The program provides fundamental techniques for effectively growing the veterinary compounding practice, including calculations, proper safety practices, hands-on compounding, and marketing

Additional information on the compounding training courses can be found on the ACA Calendar.

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The Rx Consultant

The Rx Consultant is a subscription-based service that delivers practical updates and reviews on top-selling drugs and common diseases, provides healthcare news in an easy reading style, and offers continuing education (CE) for all programs completely free.

The Rx Consultant is written specifically for busy, frontline healthcare providers. We maintain a high standard for quality - and have a rigorous system for content development in place to insure it. We are completely independent of the pharmaceutical industry. We accept no grants, advertising, or funding of any kind from drug manufacturers. With no financial ties, maintaining a bias-free publication is a straightforward process.

The entire family of Rx Consultant publications is now included in a subscription to The Rx Consultant eLibrary:

  • Drug Therapy Updates and Reviews - The eLibrary contains over 30 streamlined drug therapy updates and reviews, with new articles being added every month - it is a continually expanding resource.
  • Continuing Education - There are over 50 hours of CE from an ACPE approved provider at no additional charge. Subscribers can take their tests online, score them immediately, then print or save their credit statements. CE tests can also be mailed, faxed, or even phoned in to The Rx Consultant office.
  • News - The eLibrary includes a news column covering the developments that matter most to pharmacists and other front-line providers.
  • Rx Patient Connection - Rx Patient Connection accompanies every drug therapy update and review in the eLibrary. These sheets pull together key patient information and answer the most common questions asked by patients.
  • A Personal CE Transcript - Subscribers can access a personal account that maintains a record of tests taken and all CE credits earned.
  • Monthly Mail Packets - Subscribers receive a monthly mail packet with copies of the latest Drug Therapy Update & Review, Patient Connection, News Connection, CE credit request (for those who prefer mail or fax service), and a Quick Reference card for the latest article. These cards outline the facts you need quickly in tables and charts, and fit in a pocket binder. It's a handy way to keep the essential information at your fingertips.
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Hospitals need board Certified Geriatric Pharmacists to manage the special needs of the increasing numbers of older adults medication reconciliation, falls and other geriatric syndromes, and participating in geriatric teams (NICHE, ACE, etc.).

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University of Florida

Enhance your credentials and explore new career options with these specialty tracks: Applied Pharmaceoeconomics, Pharmacy Regulation & Policy, Drug Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research Regulation in Pharmacy, Patient Safety & Medication Risk Management

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Enhance your credentials and explore new career options with these specialty tracks: Applied Pharmaceoeconomics, Pharmacy Regulation & Policy, Drug Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research Regulation in Pharmacy, Patient Safety & Medication Risk Management.

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The Collaborative Education Institute
Our programs and services provide quality continuing professional development for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists in order to advance pharmacy practice and enhance the quality of care provided to patients. If you want more out of professional continuing education, CEI can help. Whether you are seeking CE programs, looking for an education partner, or striving to obtain professional development opportunities, you’ve come to the right place.


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