Compounding for Animals: Core Concepts

Published by American College of Apothecaries


Activity Description: Compounding is an essential and necessary part of medicating animals. This lecture will discuss the scope of compounding in veterinary medicine, the role of the pharmacist, best practices and legal considerations. We will also highlight some species-specific considerations when compounding for animals.

Learning Objectives: –Discuss an evidence-based approach to medicating animals. –Describe the scope of compounding in veterinary medicine. –Discuss legal and ethical considerations for veterinary compounding. –Highlight key species-specific concerns when compounding

This program is sponsored by Realo Veterinary Pharmacy

This is a knowledge-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians.

ACPE logo The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACA has accredited this program for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and technicians: ACPE UAN 0201-9999-20-046-H07-P and UAN 0201-9999-20-046-H07-T .

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Natalie Young, PharmD, FACVP
Natalie Young, PharmD, FACVP, is the Director of Realo Veterinary Pharmacy, North Carolina’s only veterinary-exclusive pharmacy. She is the current Vice President of the American College of Veterinary Pharmacists (ACVP) and the incoming President of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association’s Industry Council. Natalie is a graduate of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics and UNC Chapel Hill (Bachelor Chemistry). In 2016, she received her Doctorate from the UNC Eshelman...More

Originally Published

May 18, 2020

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  • Compounding for Animals: Core Concepts - Video

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