Intro to Vet Compounding: Heal Your Patients But Stay Out of the Headlines

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With the wide variety of species and size variety within each species, veterinary compounding is necessary to provide high quality care. However, veterinary patients aren't just small or large humans. They present many variances in toxicity concerns, dosing, ideal dosage routes, and legal concerns. This course will provide an introduction to some of the major differences and areas of concern compared to human medicine as well as some guidance on further steps to take when learning about veterinary compounding.

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Course Information

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacist

Author
Lauren Bloch
PharmD
Knowledge Level

General Overview

This activity will apply to a broad range of learning needs/pharmacy settings. It may include common disease state/therapy overivews and/or general pharmacy needs such as medication errors, immunizations, or law topics.

Learning Objectives

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

  • Identify current legislation that applies to veterinary compounding
  • Recognize when compounding for animal patients is legal and appropriate and when it is not as well as client education that should accompany a compounded product
  • Identify toxicity and dosage form considerations when compounding for animals

Pharmacist

Pharmacist

  • Identify current legislation that applies to veterinary compounding
  • Recognize when compounding for animal patients is legal and appropriate and when it is not as well as client education that should accompany a compounded product
  • Identify toxicity and dosage form considerations when compounding for animals

Course Accreditation

  • Activity Type:
    Application
  • CE Broker
    20-712099
  • Universal Activity Number:
    Pharmacist : 0798-0000-20-206-H07-P
    Pharmacy Technician : 0798-0000-20-206-H07-T
PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, attendees must answer poll questions where presented and complete a program evaluation. Attendees may immediately print their Statement of Credit or leave them stored on the website.

Technology Requirements

  • Hardware Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
  • Software Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
  • Network Requirements
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
Computer sharing is NOT permitted due to accreditation guidelines on activity monitoring. Credit is earned by one user per device.