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Get important compounding and compliance training with self-paced home study learning from Spectrum Pharmacy Institute (SPI). Education programs are easily accessed whenever and wherever you are online. These modules complement our online interactive courses, providing another flexible option for your pharmacy staff’s continuing education.
Hazardous Drug Handling – Primer for Pharmacy Personnel
This 6-hour knowledge-based home study learning program, designed for pharmacy technicians and pharmacists reviews regulations and standards concerning handling hazardous drugs. An understanding of these regulations and standards will permit participants to incorporate best practices in the workplace and ensure the safety of compounded hazardous preparations and the personnel who handle them. Pharmacy technicians may use this program as a tool to prepare for the CPhT Advanced Certification Examination in hazardous drug handling. Learn More »
This 10-hour knowledge-based home study learning program, designed for compounding pharmacists and technicians provides a broad overview of nonsterile compounding, including the regulations and standards that apply, along with discussions of each of the typical dosage forms prepared by compounders. The calculations module provides detailed examples as a guide to help develop proficiency in common pharmaceutical calculations. Learn More »
This 6-hour knowledge-based home study learning program, participants review the regulations and recommendations governing veterinary compounding, as well as the challenges in compounding for the veterinary patient. Participants will explore ways to help patients and owners by adjusting dosage strength, customizing dosage forms, and tailoring ingredient selection by animal species. Participants will review important compounding principles, including the benefits and risks of different routes of administration, the appropriate application of excipients and the use of flavoring agents. Learn More »
This 4.5-hour knowledge-based home study learning program, participants review many of the common podiatric ailments that may be treated with customized, compounded medications. Pathophysiology of these ailments is outlined along with mechanisms of action of the active pharmaceutical ingredients used and appropriate dosage forms. Suggested formulations to treat each condition are also offered for reference, helping the compounder care for patients in this important specialty. Learn More »
IMPORTANT: Attendees are required to complete an evaluation form at the completion of the program. CE will be uploaded automatically to the CPE monitor when attendees submit their credits through Lecture Panda. After completing the course evaluation form click the large green “Submit credits” button and confirm that the status of your credit(s) is “complete." Your CPE credit should appear in CPE Monitor within 24 hours. We strongly recommend that all CE activities be completed within 14 days of the end of class. Due to new ACPE regulations, if CE is submitted more than 60 days after the end of class, a $250 late fee will be assessed before the CE will be processed. Any unclaimed credit with a date of participation that is 6 months and older will not be eligible for processing.
Spectrum has been serving compounders and scientists for nearly five decades, and we've earned the trust of quality-driven industries by continually investing in our infrastructure, instrumentation, regulatory compliance and personnel. We know that our chemical products are only as good as the analytical tests and documentation prove them to be. We perform more than 20,000 analytical tests per year in our 4 globally-located analytical laboratories. Spectrum has been a privately-owned business since 1971, treating our employees and customers as part of the Spectrum family all along. Through this dedication, we have earned the trust of tens of thousands of loyal customers. Spectrum understands the cost concerns of our customers and is committed to providing the highest quality of products and the most competitive prices to our quality-driven customers.