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Compounding: The Pharmacy Technician Series

By Mike Johnston

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 7, 2005

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Compounding.

            Types of Compounds.

            Patient Considerations.

            Role of Pharmacy Technicians in Compounding.

2. Overview of Compounding Practices and Considerations.

            The Art & Science of Compounding.

            Information Resources.

            Compounding Considerations.

            Calculations and Formulas.

            General Compounding Practices.

3. Facilities, Equipment & Supplies.

            Facilities.

            Work Stations.

            Equipment & Supplies.

            Sterile Compounding Equipment.

4. Quality Assurance & Record Keeping.

            Quality Assurance.

            Records and Record Keeping.

            Standard Operating Procedures.

            Compounding Records.

            Ingredient Records.

            Training Personnel.

5. Capsules, Tablets & Powders.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

6. Lozenges, Troches, Sticks & Suppositories.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

7. Solutions, Suspensions & Emulsions.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

8. Ointments, Creams, Pastes & Gels.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

9. Opthalmic, Otic & Nasal Preparations.

            Opthalmic Dosage Forms.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

            Otic Dosage Forms.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

            Nasal Dosage Forms.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

10. Medication Flavoring.

            Psychological Impact.

            Flavoring Considerations.

            Four Taste Types.

            Physical Properties.

            Flavoring Techniques.

            Tastes Needing Flavor.

            Sweeteners.

            General Practices.

            Diluting Agents.

            Suspending Agents.

            Determining How Much Flavor.

            Coloring.

11. Veterinary Compounding.

            Working with Veterinarians.

            Compounding Prescriptions for Veterinary Use.

            Regulations.

            Veterinary Considerations.

            Unique Challenges and Suggestions.

 

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