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CriticalPoint offers a wide range of web-based training for your organization. Our training is continually updated in terms of both content and delivery technology to ensure the best performance training experience in the industry.

503B eLearning Course

CriticalPoint has expanded its online offerings to now include 503B eLearning.  The web-based curriculum will ensure participants acquire a comprehensive understanding of how and why 503B practice evolved. These lessons also summarize each of the FDA draft and final guidances so that learners know where to seek guidance for 503B practice. Successful completion of this course will prepare pharmacists to fulfill the role required by the Compounding Quality Act (known as the Drug Quality and Safety Act or DQSA) which requires that drugs are compounded in compliance with the cGMPs under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist.

 

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Best Practices and Compliance with USP 795 for Nonsterile Compounding eCourse

CriticalPoint has expanded our offerings to include Nonsterile Compounding. Written by expert instructors, this course includes 11 lessons and post tests that cover all aspects of USP 795 (proposed revisions).

USP 795 eLearning Lessons include:

  1. Introduction to Nonsterile Pharmacy Compounding
  2. Mathematics Review and Pharmaceutical Excipients
  3. Responsibilities of the Compounder and Compounding Facility Requirements
  4. Component Selection, Receipt, Handling, and Storage
  5. Nonsterile Compounding Equipment
  6. Nonsterile Compounding Process
  7. Beyond-Use Dating (BUD) and Chemical Stability of Nonsterile Compounds
  8. Packaging and Documentation of Nonsterile Formulations
  9. Quality Control and Release Testing in a Nonsterile Compounding Practice
  10. Staff Training and Competency for Nonsterile Compounding
  11. Nonsterile Compounding for Animals

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*Simplifi 797 customers need to reach out to their Customer Success Manager to discuss adding the eLearning.

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Field Certification Offerings

CriticalPoint’s Field Certification eLearning Curriculum

CriticalPoint has developed an introductory-level eLearning course covering the major testing and certifications related to sterile compounding primary and secondary engineering controls. This course, which contains 9 eLessons, is consistent with current (2008) and proposed (2019) USP standards.

  • Overview of Certification Testing
  • PEC and SEC High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA)–Filter Integrity Testing
  • PEC Airflow Velocity Testing
  • Airflow Smoke-Pattern Test for Primary Engineering Controls (PECs) in Sterile Compounding Facilities
  • Total Particle Count Testing for ISO-Classified Environments
  • Airflow and Room-Segregation Testing for Sterile Nonhazardous Cleanroom Suites and C-SECs
  • Specific Testing for Restricted Access Barrier Systems (RABS)
  • Facility Site Installation Tests for Laminar Airflow Systems (LAFS) and Containment Testing for Biological Safety Cabinets (BSCs)
  • Certification Report Best Practices

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Field Certifier Peer Network Subscription

Join our Peer Network with a subscription designed specifically for field certifiers. The Peer Network provides online access to the latest information, tools, and resources related to sterile compounding. In addition to access to the “Frequently Asked Questions” database, webinars, instructional videos, featured articles, white papers, and more, you will have access to content covering the major testing and certifications related to sterile compounding primary and secondary engineering controls. This subscription also gives certifiers the opportunity to “Ask the Experts” 3 questions per year.

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Field Certification Standard Operating Procedures

Certification companies range in size from large companies to small, family-owned businesses. Regardless of company size, a quality-based organization must have standard operating procedures (SOPs). CriticalPoint has developed a set of SOP and accompanying form templates to meet the unique operational and quality needs of a certification company performing testing for sterile compounding organizations. These customizable templates ensure certification compliance with USP 797 and 800 as well as CETA’s Application Guides and other associated industry standards and guidance while allowing the certification company to add detail specific to its testing procedures. The SOPs take the guesswork out of how to manage an internal quality system, as they include instructive guidance and suggestions that may be incorporated if appropriate to the certifying company’s operation.

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*Early adoptors will receive a 25% discount on the SOPs when purchased before December 31, 2021. Discount will be automatically be added to your cart.

 

 

 

 

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The Courses in Sterile Compounding

The eCourses in Sterile Compounding are CriticalPoint’s Flagship offering. First released in 2007, these eLessons are specifically designed to teach and demonstrate the skills needed to meet USP 797 and 800 requirements as well as CriticalPoint best practices.

What makes our eLearning stand apart from competitors?

  • Written by leading industry experts … who are thought leaders and influencers
  • Current … eLessons are updated to reflect current standards and CriticalPoint best practices
  • Anywhere, anytime … delivered over the Internet, offering convenient training that can occur during downtime or even at home … new hires can get started right away without pulling staff away from production
  • Engaging and fun … the self-paced, interactive format makes it easier to learn … novice compounders can move at their own pace, while more-tenured staff can progress as swiftly as they want ACPE approved … added benefit of earning more than 35 continuing education credit hours for pharmacists or technicians
  • Automated recordkeeping … takes the administrative burden off of you…comprehensive and flexible reports that make compliance tracking and audit preparation simple
  • Widely adopted … that’s why more than 2,500 sites and 60,000 pharmacy personnel and state board inspectors have completed more than 500,000 hours of continuing education through CriticalPoint
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Pharmacy Math Skills Offerings

There are 3 educational and competency offerings related to Pharmacy Math Skills

  • Pharmacy Math Skills eLearning Course
  • Pre-Employment Math-Screen
  • Employee Competency Verification Math-Screen
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Credit for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

In support of improving patient care, Therapeutic Research Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Software/Hardware Requirements

This activity can be viewed on any device with an internet connection using one of the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome, most-recent stable version: Google Chrome applies updates automatically. TRC makes every effort to test and support the most-recent version. No configuration recommendations.
  • Mozilla Firefox, most-recent stable version: TRC makes every effort to test and support the most recent version. No configuration recommendations.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 11: Apply all Microsoft updates. Outdated versions of Internet Explorer may result in issues with the connection and eLearning.
  • Apple Safari versions 5.x, 6.x and 7.x on Mac OS X: No configuration recommendations.

NOTE: For all browsers, you must have JavaScript and cookies enabled. To view PDFs, you will need a PDF-capable browser or standalone PDF viewer.

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In order to provide you with continuing education, Therapeutic Research obtains information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, payment information, etc. We treat this information as confidential and use it to provide you with the best service possible. Therapeutic Research has NEVER released any of this information to any outside organization for such organization’s own commercial or marketing use and has a policy against doing so. We do not engage in renting out, selling, or trading names of subscribers or any information about any subscriber.

To provide you with valuable services, we will occasionally employ third parties to meet your needs. In such cases, only the information needed to meet your need will be shared with the outside organization. Therapeutic Research only employs third parties that have similarly protective privacy policies. We do not allow any other organization to send you unsolicited emails about any products or services. We might send you information about your subscription, your continuing education credits, or our own drug information services. We do not gather data or track your web usage of any websites other than our own. For further information see our Privacy Policy, or submit a request at http://info.therapeuticresearch.com/privacyofficer.