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American College of Apothecaries

Veterinary Compounding Essentials

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Overview / Abstract:

October 28 - 29, 2022

VETERINARY COMPOUNDING ESSENTIALS is an accredited 15 hour (1.5 CEUs) practice-based course that introduces pharmacists, technicians, and marketers to veterinary pharmacy compounding. The program provides fundamental techniques for effectively growing the veterinary compounding practice, including calculations, proper safety practices, hands-on compounding, and marketing.

Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:
• Demonstrate knowledge of animal diseases where a compounding pharmacist and/or technician can impact animal medication compliance.
• Identify flavoring options for various animal species and compound preparations.
• Differentiate between food and companion animals.
• Demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements and professional standards that affect veterinary compounding, including USP.
• Cite examples of drugs that are contraindicated or must be used with caution in animals.
• Demonstrate the ability to perform calculations necessary to compound veterinary preparations.
• Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate Beyond Use Dating {BUD) for veterinary preparations, in accordance with USP.
• Identify equipment and supplies commonly required to compound veterinary preparations.
• Identify information resources and appropriate references that may be useful to the pharmacist and/or technician when compounding veterinary preparations.
• Demonstrate the ability to properly utilize personal protective equipment {PPE) when compounding veterinary preparations.
• Demonstrate the ability to compound a variety of compound preparations, including transdermal gels, suspensions, solutions, chews, suppositories, and poloxamer gels.
• Discuss how to prepare a patient education leaflet for veterinary patients.
• Discuss marketing techniques for growing a veterinary compound practice.

More information on compounding training course titles and alternate class dates available at:

For assistance registering for a compounding training course or to check availability for a course that is closed to online registration, call 901-383-8119 or email


Oct 24, 2022


Pharmacy CPE


Live / Seminar, Seminar


Member Price: $1145 | Non-Member Price: $1345

Credits / Hours

Veterinary Compounding Essentials, a practice-based course, has been approved for 15 contact hours (1.5 CEUs) of continuing education credit being obtained in the live programming with ACPE Universal Activity Numbers 0201-0000-20-004-L07-P/T. This UAN has an initial release date of 3/6/2020 and an expiration date of 3/6/2023.



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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Learn about the ACA Compounding Training Instructors at

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Compounding of Medications, Veterinary "Large Animals", Veterinary "Small Animals"

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LIVE Activity Location Details

10-28-2022 - 10-29-2022

ACA National Training Laboratory
2830 Summer Oaks Drive
Bartlett, TN   38134
United States of America

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