Accreditation University to Hold PCAB Compounding Accreditation Workshop in Cary, NC

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Accreditation University (AU), a division of Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), will hold a Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB) Sterile and Non-Sterile Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation workshop at its headquarters in Cary, NC on February 9-10, 2016.

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Accreditation University (AU), a division of Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), will hold a Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB) Sterile and Non-Sterile Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation workshop at its headquarters in Cary, NC on February 9-10, 2016. The workshop will educate healthcare providers on the requirements needed to achieve and maintain compliance with ACHC’s PCAB Accreditation Standards. The workshop will be instructed by leading industry experts ACHC Clinical Educator, Greg Stowell and Associate Director, Pharmacy, Jon Pritchett, PharmD. Attendees also have the opportunity to earn up to 8.75 Continuing Education credits ( CEs) upon completion of this workshop.

As a nationally recognized accreditation organization, ACHC places great value on continuing education in regards to achieving and maintaining accreditation. The formalization of AU 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, regularly scheduled workshops are held throughout the year to educate providers on ACHC Accreditation compliance requirements AU workshops provide in-depth training 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 AU workshops by visiting http://www.achc.org/workshops. In addition to accreditation workshops, AU also offers program-specific resources including AU Accreditation Guide to Success workbooks, compliance checklists, and regular multimedia updates.

With broad and extensive array of pharmacy compliance solutions, including accreditation programs for sterile and non-sterile compounding, infusion, specialty, and long term care pharmacy services, ACHC is positioned to be the solution of choice for the industry. 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 rigorous national regulations and industry best practices.

Au is a division of ACHC, a non-profit accreditation organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. ACHC 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 AU’s educational resources and events, visit AccreditationUniversity.com or contact customerservice(at)accreditationuniversity(dot)com or 919-228-6559.

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