Compounding: what was it… when, why and what is it today? (AJP Online)

Accredited CPD
Group 2 

Provider: Australian Journal of Pharmacy
Author: Rebecca O'Grady and Patricia Ullmann

CPD Credits: 3

Overview 

Designed to give an overview of when compounding is appropriate, the difference between simple and complex compounding, with examples of products

Learning Objectives

NOTE: The content of this activity is only available on the AJP Website at: www.AJP.com.au/cpd-activities

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  • discuss situations where compounding is appropriate;
  • describe examples of compounded products used in the treatment of various conditions where commercially available products were inappropriate for the patient;
  • describe the difference between simple and complex compounding.

The 2010 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 2.1, 3.2, 3.4

Accreditation number: A1809AJP5     Accreditation expires: 01/09/2020
This activity has been accredited for 1.5 hours of Group One CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 1.5 hours of Group Two CPD (or 3.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.