PCCA provides the Comprehensive Compounding Course (C3) and Aseptic Compounding course in our in-house training laboratories. These hands-on courses are available exclusivelty to PCCA member pharmacists and their pharmacy technicians, providing them with a forum for learning the latest innovations in compounding unique dosage forms. In addition, the curriculum includes discussion of quality and safety procedures, legal issues, and marketing technique. Attendees learn compounding technique according to USP <795> and <797> standards as well as effective methods of building patient and practitioner relationships.
PCCA also conducts Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited Continuing Education Programs in the form of seminars and symposiums to provide PCCA member pharmacists and physicians with ongoing opportunities to earn CE or CME credit and learn the latest information about how pharmacy compounding can be beneficial in various areas of medicine. These programs also provide invaluable networking sessions where colleagues from across the United States and Canada share what has worked well for their compounding practices and emphasize the critical importance of the triad relationship - the patient, physician and pharmacist.