Cary, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2015
Accreditation University will hold a PCAB Accreditation workshop at its headquarters in Cary, NC on November 10-11, 2015. The workshop will educate compounding pharmacy personnel on the requirements needed to achieve and maintain compliance with ACHC PCAB Accreditation Standards. The workshop will be instructed by leading industry experts including ACHC Clinical Educator, Greg Stowell and Associate Director, Pharmacy, Jon Pritchett, PharmD.
As a nationally recognized accreditation organization, ACHC places great value on continuing education in regards to achieving and maintaining accreditation. The recent formalization of Accreditation University as a division of ACHC focuses resources within the organization to provide a full range of educational offerings that meet the individual needs of providers. As such, workshops are regularly held throughout the year to offer providers the opportunity to familiarize themselves with ACHC compliance requirements. Each workshop provides comprehensive instruction on each step of the accreditation process, specific strategies that can be utilized to prepare for the survey, and ongoing compliance with ACHC standards. Attendees may register for Accreditation University workshops by visiting achc.org/workshops. In addition to accreditation workshops, Accreditation University also offers program-specific resources including ACHC Accreditation Guide to Success workbooks, compliance checklists, and regular multimedia updates.
With broad and extensive experience in the area of pharmacy compliance, including accreditation programs for non-sterile and sterile compounding, infusion, specialty, and long term care pharmacy services, ACHC is positioned to be the solution of choice for all organizations. Beginning July 2014, PCAB Accreditation became a service of ACHC, offering programs for non-sterile (ref. USP 795) and sterile (ref. USP 797) compounding services. PCAB Accreditation assesses the compounding process based on a specific set of standards that concentrate on the quality and consistency of compounded medications. By achieving PCAB Accreditation compounding pharmacies are able to demonstrate their commitment to providing the highest-quality service by complying with the most strict national regulations and industry best practices.
ACHC is a not-for-profit accreditation organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. The organization has CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice, and DMEPOS and a Quality Management System that is certified to ISO 9001:2008. ACHC’s broad range of accreditation programs also includes Pharmacy, Private Duty Nursing, and Behavioral Health. ACHC is the provider’s choice for accreditation because of its personal Account Advisors, relevant and realistic standards, competitive pricing, and consultative approach to accreditation. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care.
For more information on ACHC’s accreditation programs and educational resources, or to download ACHC Accreditation Standards, please visit achc.org or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or 855-937-2242.