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Sterile Compounding Update


 
This program is designed for pharmacists and technicians who wish to earn up to 4.00 hours of CE credit for Sterile Compounding certification maintenance. 
 

 
Holli Temple, Pharm.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
 
Emory S. Martin, Pharm.D.
Pharmacy Project Specialist
Steward Health Care
 

Activity Description

The 2021 Sterile Compounding Update is a knowledge-based activity designed for pharmacists and technicians who wish to earn 4.00 hours of CE credit for Sterile Compounding certification maintenance. The course aims to expand participants' professional skills and expertise in areas relating to sterile compounding, while staying abreast in current compounding practice trends. 

NOTE: This content is intended for pharmacists and technicians who are engaged in compounding low and medium risk sterile preparations, according to requirements outlined by TSBP rule (291.133)

This program consists of 7 videos and downloadable resources in PDF format.  To begin, take the ungraded pre-test in a module below.  Review the video and handout(s), then complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. CPE credit will automatically upload to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 
 

About the Faculty
 
Holli Temple, Pharm.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
 
Dr. Holli Temple is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice Division. She is a Course Coordinator for Introduction to Patient Care and the associated Care and Respect for the Elderly (CARE) Program. Additionally, she is the Inpatient Coordinator for Advanced Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice Experiences, Austin/Temple/Waco region. Previously, Dr. Temple practiced pharmacy at North Austin Medical Center (NAMC) from 1995 – 2011. Her responsibilities at NAMC focused on implementing and managing Clinical Pharmacy Services. In addition, she facilitated the Medication Safety Group and served as the NAMC representative to the Austin Multi-Institutional Review Board. From 2000-2011, Dr. Temple precepted students on Adult Medicine and Institutional Pharmacy rotations and served the UT College of Pharmacy as the Institutional Coordinator for the Austin/Temple/Waco region. She has contributed to ASHP’s PharmPrep publication as an author and continues to be a section editor for the Renal Disorders chapter. Academically, Holli completed her B.S. in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in 1992, her B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Texas in 1994, and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Texas in 1999. Dr. Temple has received the following honors and awards associated with her pharmacy practice: recipient of the 2004 Caregiver of the Year award from North Austin Medical Center, named to the 2003 Rho Chi Alumni Honor Roll, and recipient of the 2002 Wm. Arlyn Kloesel Outstanding Preceptor Award.
 
Disclosure: Dr. Temple has no relevant financial relationship(s), potential or perceived, with commercial or conflicts of interest to disclose.
 
Emory S. Martin, Pharm.D.
Pharmacy Project Specialist
Steward Health Care
 
Emory is a native of Houston, Texas and married Carolyn Reed of Rexburg, Idaho after he completed two years of voluntary missionary service in Japan. They have five children and 16 grandchildren. Emory graduated with a PharmD degree from UC San Francisco in 1984. In his first month of hospital clinical rotations as a pharmacy student, he set a career path toward hospital pharmacy and student precepting. He completed two years of clinical residency training at University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor. In 1986, he joined the clinical pharmacy faculty at The University of Texas College of Pharmacy precepting adult medicine rotations. In 1990 he transitioned to part-time UT faculty status as he practiced hospital pharmacy in Austin, Round Rock, and Temple serving as a clinical pharmacy coordinator, hospital pharmacy director, and multi-hospital system pharmacy administrator. He continued to precept hospital pharmacy, adult medicine, infectious disease, and pharmacy administration APPE rotations, as well as IPPE rotations with students through 2017 – for a total of thirty years of student precepting. For eight years he served as hospital pharmacy residency program director. Emory has held a visiting professor appointment with Toho University Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, in Chiba, Japan for 12 years. He served on the Board of Directors of the Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists for 10 years, including serving one term as President.
 
Disclosure: Dr Martin has no relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests or conflicts of interest to disclose.
 

Continuing Education Credit
 
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.400 CEUs (4.00 contact hours) of continuing education credit. In order to receive 4.00 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must complete the online pre-tests (ungraded), watch the included videos in their entirety, pass the online post-tests ( > 70% within 5 attempts), and complete the online evaluations.  Upon successful completion of modules and course evaluations, continuing pharmacy education credits will automatically be uploaded to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 
Please make sure NABP profile ID and date of birth (month/year) are entered correctly under learner's profile in this system.
 

 

Fee

$15.00

CE Hours

4.00

CE Units

0.400

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

 

 

   

Let's Talk about It: Required vs Best Practices in Sterile Compounding
 
This activity includes an ungraded pre-test, a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  Learners must complete the pre-test, view the video, and complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

  • Compare and contrast master formulation records (MFR) and compounding records Examine example master formulation record (compounding recipe)
  • Evaluate a MFR (compounding recipe) selected by participant
  • Debate "hot potato" topics including garbing order, removing overfill from IV bags, following which version of USP <797>, et al.

Activity Number

0067-0000-21-116-H07-P/T

Release Date: Jun 18, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 15, 2024

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Let's Talk about It: Refining Aseptic Technique 
 
This activity includes an ungraded pre-test, a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  Learners must complete the pre-test, view the video, and complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss selected terminology used in sterile compounding
  • Demonstrate hand positions that minimize risk of shadowing
  • Setup LAFW (hood) to optimize workflow
  • Identify shadowing of critical sites and recommend corrections

 

Activity Number

0067-0000-21-127-H07-P/T

Release Date: Jun 18, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 15, 2024

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

Is Lumen Volume Really a Thing? 
 
This activity includes an ungraded pre-test, a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  Learners must complete the pre-test, view the video, and complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

  • Review anatomy of syringes and needles
  • Define and demonstrate lumen volume
  • Apply knowledge of lumen volume to compounding scenarios

 

Activity Number

0067-0000-21-128-H07-P/T

Release Date: Jun 18, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 15, 2024

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

Training and Competency Assessments 
 
This activity includes an ungraded pre-test, a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  Learners must complete the pre-test, view the video, and complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

  • Characterize a quality onboarding training program.
  • Describe a compliant competency assessment program, including how to identify and remediate “failure”.

 

Activity Number

0067-0000-21-129-H07-P/T

Release Date: Jun 18, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 15, 2024

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

Documentation and Workflow
 
This activity includes an ungraded pre-test, a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  Learners must complete the pre-test, view the video, and complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

Pharmacists

  • List key components for compounding formula documents.
  • List some advantages and challenges of electronic systems for IV Workflow Management and documentation for required USP <797>-related tasks
Technicians 
  • Recognize the general types of written compounding formulas.
  • List some advantages of electronic technology for IV Workflow Management and documentation of routine tasks required by USP <797>.

Activity Number

0067-0000-21-130-H07-P/T

Release Date: Jun 18, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 15, 2024

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

Viable Environmental Surface Sampling
 
This activity includes an ungraded pre-test, a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  Learners must complete the pre-test, view the video, and complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

Pharmacists

  • Describe the components of TSBP’s required viable environmental sampling program.
Technicians 
  • Describe the components of TSBP’s required viable environmental sampling program.

Activity Number

0067-0000-21-131-H07-P/T

Release Date: Jun 18, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 15, 2024

CE Hours

0.50
   

   

Component Staging and Equipment Sanitizing
 
This activity includes an ungraded pre-test, a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  Learners must complete the pre-test, view the video, and complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

Pharmacists

  • Identify best practices in staging ingredients and supplies.
  • Identify best practices in establishing effective sanitizing procedures.
Technicians 
  • Explain component “staging” and when it should occur.
  • Identify fundamental concepts for effective cleaning and disinfection.

Activity Number

0067-0000-21-132-H07-P/T

Release Date: Jun 18, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 15, 2024

CE Hours

0.50