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PHM 286R PHM 286R. Advanced Contemporary Compounding. 2 Hours.

The art and science of compounding pharmaceutical preparations to develop an advanced understanding of formulation, stability, and quality standards of compounded pharmaceuticals. Focuses on pharmaceutical elegance; developing professional judgement based on limited data to assess the stability and efficacy of a compound before dispensing the preparation; the regulations governing compounding, including those outlined by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board, and other scientific and professional organizations; mechanisms for evaluation and analysis of the quality of a compounded formulation; and marketing and promotion of compounding services. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 256R and Pharmacy PharmD 286R may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Phamacy PharmD 388M (or Pharmacy 356C) and 188P (or Pharmacy 156P).