sterile compounding

Pharm Tech Certification Board Finishes Beta Version of Compounded Sterile Prep TestA new test will pave the way for a certification in compounded sterile preparation for pharmacy technicians.
Compounding Pharmacy’s License SuspendedA compounding pharmacist is accused of a "gross breach of professional duty."
UCLA’s Compounding Pharmacy Faces SanctionsThe pharmacy faces sanctions after nearly 1,000 IV bags were made with expired ingredients.
Recall of Not-So-Sterile Drug ProductsFDA is alerting health professionals to a sterility breach with Vital Rx Inc. products.
Compounding pharmacy recalls medicationsAbbott's Compounding Pharmacy in Berkeley, Calif., is voluntarily recalling all unexpired lots of sterile compounded products because of lack of sterility assurance.
Sterile compounding: Regulations, best practices, and industry standardsWhere things stand, where they're headed, and what you need to do now.
Compounding: A core competence for pharmacistsDrug Topics' peripatetic pharmacist-correspondent reports from FIP 2015 in Dusseldorf.
Is it time for national compounding certification?Drug shortages are forcing hospitals to turn to compounded meds. It's time to develop a nationally recognized certification program for the practice of sterile compounding.
Compounding after NECC: Higher standards, superior outcomesSterile compounders have voluntarily undertaken several upgrades to their processes and products. The results benefit patients, pharmacists, and the profession overall.
VIDEO: From outsourcing to in-sourcingDavid Webster, associate director of pharmacy operations, University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), explains URMC’s decision to transition to in-sourced IV compounding.