ACPE Accredited IV Training

Lamar State College Orange's Community and Workforce Education Department offers a 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 on the topic of sterile product preparation that meets the USP Chapter & Texas State Board of Pharmacy practice standards.

Tuition and Fees

$550 – All payments are non-refundable after the registration deadline.

What's Included:

Two days of hands-on training and the use of laboratory equipment and supplies.

Required Textbook:

Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique: 2nd Edition, by Lisa McCartney & Brenda Jensen.

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Course Outline

  • Students will be trained in a 40 hour ACPE approved course that presents concepts of sterile compounding. 
  • The course consists of 12 hours of didactic education, 8 hours of dedicated testing time and a minimum of 20 hours of experiental (hands-on) skils training. 
  • Students must demonstrate knowledge and skills of at least 75% on all four final examinations and 100% on the I.V. process validation.

The coursework consists of classroom lectures, weekly reqading assignments, video presentations and exams will be found on blackboard located through the "My Gator" student portal.

The MANDATORY two day hands-on training will occur in the AHB (Allied Health Building) 107 only on the dates listed for your enrolled course

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.

Upcoming Dates

Registration & Payment Open  (Maximum of 5 students)

Online Portion: 04/29/24 - 05/29/24

Hands-on Portion: 05/31/24 and 06/01/24

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 107. Each class time will be held on Friday and Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm. Students must attend both days. Students must be in appropriate attire for sterile compounding. Email for more details about proper dress. Please be advised questions about registration and payment will be forwarded back to the workforce ed dept.

Contact Info

For more information, please contact:

: (409) 882-3321
Fax: (409) 882-5096
Office: 320 Green Ave.
Mail: 410 Front St.
Orange, TX 77630

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