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Sterile Compounding Advanced Certificate Training (ACT)


Pharmacists | Pharmacy Technicians
Nurses | Dietitians

NHIA’s Sterile Compounding ACT is the definitive training program for sterile compounding competency, including what you need to know about the revised USP General Chapter <797>and is a must-have resource for all clean rooms and especially <797> designated persons.

The advanced training will provide a certificate upon completion, as well as prepare individuals with the knowledge required for the BCSCP (Pharmacist) and CSPT (Pharmacy Technician) certification exams.

The program was written by renowned industry expert Abby Roth and reviewed by the expert NHIA Sterile Compounding Practice Committee.

The Sterile Compounding ACT Unit Outline

  1. Definitions and Scope of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Standards
  2. Categories of Compounded Sterile Preparations (CSPs) and Beyond Use Dates (BUDs)
  3. Facilities and Engineering Controls
  4. Maintenance of the Clean Room
  5. Aseptic Practices
  6. Viable Air and Surface Sampling
  7. Preparation, Handling, Storage, Packaging, and Transport of CSPs
  8. Training and Evaluation
  9. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Other Documentation
  10. USP <800> Hazardous Drug Compounding







Printed copies will not be immediately available, but will ship in the coming weeks.

Bulk order discounts

10% discount for 5-10

20% discount 11+

NHIA members only, any combination of digital/or digital print.

All print copies must be mailed to one address.

All digital access users must be assigned at time of purchase with no transfers allowed.

Note for nonmembers: Individuals who do not work for an NHIA member company will need to request a free NHIA online account to purchase.

NHIA’s Advanced Certificate Trainings are in-depth, area-centered training programs with a focus on applications in home and alternate site infusion. The Sterile Compounding ACT is the first in the series that will include Nursing, Revenue Cycle, and more. Each program will be broken into many units and available on NHIA University for around 15 CE credits for Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Nurses and Dietitians. 

The Sterile Compounding Advanced Certificate Training is supported through an educational grant from Baxter.