Compounding pharmacist applying advanced sterile compounding practices

Advanced Sterile Compounding eLearning

Designed to further enhance the expertise of experienced compounders while exploring more complex sterile compounding practices and USP 797 requirements.

$159 / year

CE Hours:

7.5 Hours of ACPE-accredited CE

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Program Overview

CriticalPoint’s Advanced Sterile Compounding eLearning offers affordable, high-quality online curriculum focused on strengthening experienced compounders sterile compounding knowledge with 7.5 hours of ACPE-accredited CE. 

Course Curriculum

  • Determining USP 797 Beyond-Use-Dating (1 hour of CE) 
  • Viable Air and Surface Sampling (0.5 hours of CE) 
  • Investigation and Remediation of Viable Environmental Monitoring and Personnel Sampling Excursions (1 hour of CE) 
  • Best Practices for Mixing Outside of ISO-Classified Conditions, USP 797 (1 hour of CE) 
  • Sterility Testing Requirements of USP Chapters 71 and 797 (1 hour of CE) 
  • Bacterial Endotoxin Testing for sterile Compounding (1 hour of CE) 
  • Steam and Dry-Heat Sterilization Methods, USP 797 (1 hour of CE) 
  • Sterilization by Filtration of USP Chapters 71 and 797 (1 Hour of CE) 

eLearning Highlights

  • Continue to strengthen your sterile compounding knowledge and meet USP and regulatory requirements
  • Schedule role-based learning pathways based on experience and needs 
  • Access CE Organizer to track your progress toward meeting license requirements, with the ability to add completions from other providers 

Key Benefits

Engaging & Adaptive: A self-directed, interactive approach ensures ease of learning. Complete at your own pace that fits with your schedule with access from any device, any time.  

Effortless Record-Keeping: We alleviate the administrative strain with comprehensive, user-friendly reports, streamlining compliance checks and audit preparations. 

Trusted by Thousands: Over 2,500 sites, 60,000 pharmacy experts, and state board inspectors have logged more than 500,000 hours of continued education with CriticalPoint. 

CriticalPoint FAQ

Yes, pharmacists and technicians can earn ACPE CE credit for each course they complete in each program (excluding our Field Certification program). Programs vary in length depending on the topic. See program details for more information.
Our CriticalPoint programs include both eLearning and Virtual Training programs.  Our eLearning programs are a self-study format, while our virtual training programs include a combination of self-study, on-demand webinars, and live webinars that allow the learner to interact with our industry expert facilitators.
You have access for 12 months from the date of purchase. Courses must be completed before access expires.
Program pricing varies depending on delivery type (eLearning vs Virtual Training) and program size. Bulk pricing with discounts is available for enterprise clients, including an “All Access” option.
Currently, CriticalPoint is designed specifically for pharmacists, technicians, and anyone with roles in compounding responsibility or oversight.  We also offer training specifically tailored for state and regulatory inspectors with compounding area responsibility.
Each program is reviewed annually for critical guideline updates, and we release new program versions every 2-3 years. Pharmacists and technicians who purchase directly through our website will get the latest version at the time of purchase. Pharmacy leaders who purchase an enterprise subscription will be notified before we move any staff to the latest version.
Once a virtual training program is completed, you will receive a printable Statement of Completion for the program. You can list your completed training on LinkedIn, Doximity, or other professional networking profiles.  All courses completed as part of any program (including our eLearning programs) are also archived in the learner’s CE and Training Organizer for future reference and are reported to CPE Monitor.
Best practices recommended in the current version of all CriticalPoint programs meet and exceed the most current USP standards covered in USP <795>, <797>, and <800>, including all standards enacted in November 2023.
CriticalPoint gives pharmacists and technicians an edge with efficient, relevant, affordable training delivered by expert faculty that help deepen knowledge and practical skills in compounding. CriticalPoint also helps pharmacy leaders and administrators ensure and document staff competency with assignments, completion reports, benchmark reports, and more.