This course covers chapter revisions that published in the USP-NF at the end
of 2022 and will go into effect November 2023.
This course aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP General Chapter <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding—Nonsterile Preparations.
The course describes the scope of USP <795>, outlines the responsibilities of compounders, defines the criteria for component selection and describes the facility requirements for nonsterile compounding. In addition, the course reviews the dispensing and quality assurance control requirements for nonsterile compounding described
in the standard.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the scope of USP <795> including who it applies to, the basic aspects of nonsterile compounding, and the roles and responsibilities of designated persons.
- Identify USP <795> requirements for personnel qualification including training, evaluation, and requalification.
- Describe USP <795> standards that apply to compounding spaces, equipment, and components used in nonsterile compounding.
- Examine the quality assurance and quality control program requirements to achieve consistently high-quality compounded nonsterile preparations (CNSPs)
- Explain how to handle complaints and report adverse events.
- Determine the proper cleaning and sanitizing processes to ensure a clean, orderly, and sanitary environment for preparing quality CNSPs.
- Use USP <795> requirements for establishing Beyond-Use Dates for various types of CNSPs.
- State the requirements for master formulation records and compounding records to be used for compounding the CNSPs.
Who should participate:
- Pharmacy technicians
- Persons involved in compounding
The live version of this recording took place on April 6, 2023.
Earn Continuing Education Credits (Live): NABP and the NABP Foundation® are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of CPE. ACPE Provider Number: 0205
This knowledge-based course has been approved by NABP and the NABP Foundation® for 3.75 hours of continuing pharmacy education credit for both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Participants must
attend the session its entirety, submit the completion code online, and pass
the posttest with a score of 70% or higher within 60 days in order to obtain