Contemporary Compounding in the Community Practice Setting
Pharmaceutical compounding is the art of customizing medications to fit a patient's specific needs. This is a segment from our 1 hour educational video Pharmacy Compounding, featuring Art Matthys, RPh; William Letender, MS, RPh; Dave Mason, RPh and Loyd Allen, PhD.
The full length video is available on DVD or VHS from www.health-e-mall.com and covers the following topics:
Defines the terms pharmacy, manufacturing, compounding and triad, and identifies areas where pharmacists can solve non-compliance problems using compounding services;
Lists the unique dosage forms that are available to healthcare professionals, and the factors that exempt pharmacists from the Federal Food and Drug and Cosmetic Act;
Demonstrates how pharmacists meet the unique needs of patients at their practice sites;
Demonstrates the value of compounding services in terms of patient compliance and patient needs;
Identifies areas of practice that could potentially benefit compounding;
Illustrates a course of action to take when filling a compounded prescription .