Extemporaneous dosage forms: oral liquids (AJP May 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: AJP 
Author: Tammy Nguyen

CPD Credits: 3


This activity discusses the various types of oral liquids and specific suitability and stability considerations related to them, including microbial and chemical. It also looks at techniques used for extemporaneous preparations

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. list populations for which the compounding of an oral liquid may be necessary;
  2. outline necessary considerations that should be made by the pharmacist to ensure product stability;
  3. describe methods used in the compounding of liquid preparations

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.3, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.6

Accreditation number:  A1905AJP2   Accreditation expires: 01/05/2021
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 may be converted to 1.5 hours of Group Two CPD (or 3.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.