This course aims to help you fulfil your dreams and become a certified Sterile Compounding Pharmacy Technician. It will also set you up to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s official Sterile Compounding exam.
Beginning with an introduction to the universal precautions of washing your hands and garbing, you are then taught some quick lectures on cleaning laminar flow hoods, which are the enclosed benches designed to prevent samples within being contaminated by the world outside. You are then given some demonstrations of sterile compounding pharmaceuticals before moving onto compounding pharmacy mathematics. In this unit, you will learn about solute, solvent and solution, percentages, allegation and dilution and how to correctly calculate the required dosage. Finally, you will learn the important dos and don’ts of sterile compounding.
Upon completion, you will have gained a valuable qualification and boosted your career prospects, and will now be one step closer to becoming a professional Sterile Compounding Pharmacy Technician.
Highlights of the Sterile Compounding Preparations Online Training:
- Determine a comprehensive introduction to sterile compounding.
- Have a better understanding of the universal precautions and safe practises in pharmacy sterile compounding areas.
- Learn more about cleaning the laminar flow hood, horizontal flow hood and vertical flow hood.
- Get a sweeping overview of sterile compounding pharmaceuticals demonstrations.
- Develop your knowledge of compounding pharmacy math.
- Gain sufficient knowledge and skills to work safely within the pharmacy industry.
- Discover a range of topics for reviewing the sterile compounding process.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass submit two assignment questions. The answers should be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own convenience time. Each answer needs to be around 200 words (1 Page). After submission of the assignment, the tutor will check and assess the work.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Sterile Compounding Preparations Online Training is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|01 – Introduction||00:01:00|
|04 – Hand Washing||00:01:00|
|05 – Complete Garbing||00:03:00|
|The Laminar Air Flow Hood (LAF) 3 lectures|
|06 – Cleaning the Laminar Flow Hood||00:02:00|
|07 – Cleaning a Horizontal Flow Hood||00:02:00|
|08 – Cleaning a Vertical Flow Hood||00:01:00|
|Sterile Compounding Pharmaceuticals Demonstrations|
|09 – Sterile Pharmaceutical Products Preparation Demo 1||00:24:00|
|10 – Sterile Pharmaceutical Products Preparation Demo 2||00:13:00|
|Compounding Pharmacy Math|
|11 – Solute, Solvent, and Solution||00:15:00|
|12 – Percentage ww, vv, wv||00:06:00|
|13 – Alligation and Dilution||00:04:00|
|14 – Alligation and Dilution Practice Problems||00:17:00|
|15 – Therapeutic Dose versus Lethal Dose||00:02:00|
|16 – Dosage Calculation||00:08:00|
|17 – More Dosage Calculation Practice Problems||00:07:00|
|18 – DO’s and DONT’s in Sterile Compounding||00:30:00|
|REVIEW OF THE STERILE COMPOUNDING PROCESS|
|Part 1- Garbing||00:03:00|
|Part 2- Laminar Air Flow Hood 1||00:01:00|
|Part 3- Laminar Air Flow Hood 2||00:04:00|
|Part 4- Reconstitution and Compounding||00:08:00|
|Part 5- Compounding Continued||00:17:00|
|Assignment – Sterile Compounding Preparations Online Training||00:00:00|
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