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CriticalPoint: Trusted Nationwide for Building Compounding Competency

Strengthen proficiency and compliance in sterile and nonsterile compounding and hazardous drug handling with CriticalPoint’s online education and learning solutions.

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Leader in Sterile Compounding Education

CriticalPoint educates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy inspectors, and healthcare professionals in skills they need to improve performance and organize their compounding environments for safety and quality.

With an exhaustive collection of relevant support, virtual trainings, and learning solutions, CriticalPoint is the resource state inspectors often recommend to pharmacies that strive for compliance and professional excellence.  

Join more than 2,400 sites and 60,000 people who have partnered with CriticalPoint to develop and advance their knowledge of sterile and nonsterile compounding and hazardous drug handling. From specialty pharmacies to hospitals and institutions, CriticalPoint supports pharmacy operations and decision makers to strengthen compounding expertise on processes and procedures to ultimately achieve patient safety and improve patient outcomes 

Comprehensive and Trusted Compounding Education

Get detailed online curriculum, including advanced trainings and learning resources to boost compounding confidence.
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Transparent Offerings

Content is developed, taught, and updated regularly by compounding leaders and CriticalPoint specialists.
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Expert Instruction

Access credible research and supporting material backed by robust science and the latest information on USP requirements.
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Comprehensive, Evidence-based Resources

Receive cost-effective training programs & ACPE-accredited CE through CriticalPoint’s education opportunities.
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Practical Solutions

Compounding Training to Drive Compliance and Competency

Help your compounding pharmacy pharmacy team understand and meet USP standards <795>, <797>, and <800> with expert-developed multi-media training solutions. CriticalPoint eLearnings, virtual training programs, and customizable SOPs align to the latest standards and best practices, and are trusted by industry leaders.

We have comprehensive courses in sterile and non-sterile compounding, handling hazardous drugs, designated person best practices, and inspector training.

CriticalPoint Virtual Trainings for Compounding Pharmacy Personnel

CriticalPoint: Best Practices for Sterile and Hazardous Drugs Compounding - Virtual Training

  • Participate in this hybrid program with interactive courses and on-demand webinars PLUS attend virtually and receive live, real-time instruction from compounding experts
  • Designed for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nursing, and other pharmacy workers as well as pharmacy leadership and/or designated persons
  • Earn up to 37.75 hours of ACPE-accredited CE, composed of 5 live credits, 19.75 hours of on-demand webinars, and 13 hours of interactive CE

CriticalPoint: Best Practices for Nonhazardous Sterile Compounding - Virtual Training

  • Participate in this hybrid program with interactive courses and on-demand webinars PLUS attend virtually and receive live, real-time instruction from compounding experts
  • Designed for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians of all backgrounds with beginner to advanced compounding knowledge
  • Earn up to 24.75 hours of ACPE-accredited CE, composed of 3 live credits, 13.75 hours of on-demand webinars, and 8 hours of interactive CE

CriticalPoint: Best Practices for Handling Hazardous Drugs - Virtual Training

  • 13 hours of ACPE-accredited CE, including 2 live credits, 6 hours of on-demand webinars, and 5 hours of interactive CE
  • Participate in this hybrid program with interactive courses and on-demand webinars PLUS attend virtually and receive live, real-time instruction from compounding experts
  • Designed for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nursing, and other pharmacy workers as well as pharmacy leadership and/or designated persons

CriticalPoint: Best Practices for Environmental Monitoring - Virtual Training

  • Participate in this hybrid program with interactive courses and on-demand webinars PLUS attend virtually and receive live, real- time instruction from compounding experts
  • Designed for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, certifiers, quality leaders, and pharmacy leaders
  • Earn up to 17.5 hours of ACPE-accredited CE, composed of 3 hours of live credit, 8.5 hours of on-demand webinars, and 6 hours of interactive CE

CriticalPoint: Designated Person Administrative Best Practices - Virtual Training

  • Participate in this hybrid program with interactive courses and on-demand webinars PLUS attend virtually and receive live, real-time instruction from compounding experts
  • Designed to support requirements of USP designated persons
  • Earn up to 26.5 hours of ACPE-accredited CE, composed of 9.5 live credit, 8 hours of on-demand webinars, and 9 hours of interactive CE

CriticalPoint: Nonhazardous Sterile Compounding and Designated Person Admin BP - Virtual Training

  • Participate in this hybrid program with interactive courses and on-demand webinars PLUS attend virtually and receive live, real-time instruction from compounding experts
  • Designed to support requirements of USP designated persons and provide USP 797 best practices
  • Earn up to 48.25 hours of ACPE-accredited CE, composed of 9.5 live credit, 21.75 hours of on-demand webinars, and 17 hours of interactive CE

CriticalPoint: Sterile Compounding Inspector Certification - Virtual Training

  • Participate in this hybrid program with interactive courses and on-demand webinars PLUS attend virtually and receive live, real-time instruction from compounding experts
  • Designed for state board pharmacy inspectors
  • Earn certification by completing 58 hours of ACPE-accredited CE, composed of 5 live credits, 20 hours of on-demand webinars, and 33 hours of interactive CE

CriticalPoint: Sterile Compounding Inspector Refresher Training - Virtual Training

  • Refresher training includes live webinars that can be attended virtually
  • Designed for state board pharmacy inspectors who have already completed their sterile compounding inspector certification
  • Earn up to 23 hours of ACPE-accredited CE, composed of 5 live credits, 3 hours of on-demand webinars, and 15 hours of interactive CE

CriticalPoint ACPE-Accredited eLearnings

We offer solutions for:
USP Compliance eLearnings

CriticalPoint: Introductory Sterile Compounding eLearning

  • Supports the latest USP <795>, <797>, & <800> updates
  • Earn 12 ACPE-Accredited CE Hours
  • Designed to provide a solid foundation for new compounders

CriticalPoint: Intermediate Sterile Compounding eLearning

  • Supports the latest USP <797> updates
  • Earn 10 ACPE-Accredited CE Hours
  • Focused on compliance and compounding competency to advance expertise

CriticalPoint: Advanced Sterile Compounding eLearning

  • Supports the latest USP <797> updates
  • Earn 7.5 ACPE-Accredited CE Hours
  • Strengthens expertise on more complex sterile compounding practices

CriticalPoint: Sterile Compounding & Hazardous Drugs eLearning

  • Supports the latest USP <797> & <800> updates
  • Earn 34.5 ACPE-Accredited CE Hours
  • Access OnDemand education related to CriticalPoint best practices

CriticalPoint: Nonsterile Compounding eLearning

  • Supports the latest <795> updates
  • Earn 11 ACPE-Accredited CE Hours
  • Comprehensive online education on nonsterile compounding

CriticalPoint: Hazardous Drugs eLearning

  • Supports the latest <795> and <797> updates
  • Earn 5 ACPE-Accredited CE Hours
  • Builds competency in safely handling hazardous drugs and HD handling strategie

CriticalPoint Business Solutions

For Pharmacy Professionals

What Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians Like About CriticalPoint

  • Continuing Education. Receive ACPE-accredited CE & compounding-specific trainings that include solutions to real-world challenges that are a part of your daily work.
  • Convenient Access. Complete interactive courses, engage with expert faculty in virtual classrooms, or participate in online training programs anywhere, anytime.
  • Compounding Expertise. Get highly effective and industry-leading compounding education with the most current best practices on USP chapters <795>, <797>, and <800>.

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More CE and Training Solutions for Compounding Pharmacy Skills

Hospital Pharmacist's Letter

  • Make informed, evidence-based decisions about patient care with hospital-specific recommendations and resources
  • Get the answers you need to promote medication safety and adherence
  • CE & Training Organizer PLUS comprehensive CE library to track and meet state requirements

Hospital Pharmacy Technician's Letter

  • Access hospital-specific advice, resources, and recommendations to prevent errors
  • CE & Training Organizer PLUS comprehensive CE library to track and meet state requirements
  • Improve communication with pharmacists and patients, and expand your role in the hospital pharmacy

RxAdvanced: Hazardous Drugs

  • Builds competency in USP <800> to promote safety and protection when handling hazardous medications
  • Incorporates standards enforceable Nov. 1, 2023
  • 5 hours of ACPE-accredited training

RxAdvanced: Sterile Compounding

  • Builds competency in USP <797> standards, deepens operational knowledge, and enhances patient safety while supporting compliance readiness
  • Incorporates revisions enforceable Nov. 1, 2023
  • 12 hours of ACPE-accredited training