ACPE Accredited IV Training
Lamar State College Orange Pharmacy Technician Program offers PHRA 1345.60 Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique certification course by The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). This nationally recognized continuing pharmacy education (CPE) certification course is designed to train Certified Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists.
To train Certified Pharmacy Technicians and Registered Pharmacists on the topic of sterile product preparation that meets the USP Chapter & Texas State Board of Pharmacy practice standards. Texas Administrative Code RULE §291.133 Pharmacies Compounding Sterile Preparations, requires all Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians to complete an IV training course by an ACPE provider by September 1, 2015.
Tuition and Fees
$699– All payments are non-refundable after registration deadline.
Tuition includes: Two day hands-on training, and use of laboratory equipment and supplies.
Required Text Book:
Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique: Concepts, Training, and Assessment for Pharmacy Technicians-Text with Student Resources DVD, Paradigm, by Lisa McCartney.
ISBN 978-0-76384-083-9 (text and DVD)
- Students will be trained in a 40 hours ACPE approved course that presents concepts of sterile compounding.
- The course consists of classroom lectures, weekly reading assignments, hands on training, and video presentations.
- Twenty (20) hours will be at home study and a minimum of 20 hours will be spent in didactic training/ skills testing.
- Students must demonstrate knowledge and skills of at least 75% on the final examination and 100% on the I.V. process validation.
After Successful Completion
Nationally recognized Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique Certificate and a statement of credit for 40 hours (4.0 CEUs) of ACPE accredited continuing education.
|Home-Study Component||Live (Hands-On) Component|
|February 11 to March 8||March 8 and 9|
|March 18 to April 13||April 12 and 13|
|April 22 to May 18||May 18 and 19|
|June 24 to July 20||July 20 and 21|
|July 29 to August 24||August 24 and 25|
Location and Live (Hands-On) Instruction Time:
Live (Hands-On) Component Training will be held at Lamar State College Orange in the Allied Health Building Room 103B. Each class time will be held on Friday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Students must attend both days.
Thera Celestine A.S. CPhT.
Loan Nguyen CPhT.
Allied Health Secretary
View course descriptions here: Course Catalog