Six Steps to Compliance with USP <800> (Home Study)

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Join the APhA-APPM Compounding Special Interest Group for Six Steps to Compliance with USP <800>. This program is intended for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who compound or manage compounding services. The goal of this activity is to improve participants’ ability to implement USP Chapter <800> in their practice setting and maintain compliance with the new standard that will go into effect on December 1, 2019.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

1. Identify the role and responsibilities of the designated person.
2. Select which drugs should be included on a facility’s hazardous drug list.
3. List required policies and procedures.
4. Describe staff training and competency requirements.
5. Determine when an assessment of risk

Activity type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists & Pharmacist Technicians

Learning Level: 1

Accreditation Information


The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following archived webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-18-256-H07-P/T

To obtain credit for completing Six Steps to Compliance with USP <800> (Home Study), watch the archived webinar, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation questions, and then CLAIM credit. Participants need to have a valid username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript. 

Initial release date: September 13, 2018

Expiration date: September 13, 2021 


Six Steps to Compliance with USP <800> (Home Study) is an archived, online educational activity for pharmacists and pharmacist technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association.


Brenda Jensen, CPhT, CNMT, MBA, and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, PharmD, BCACP, MBA, Associate Director of Content Development at the American Pharmacists Association. 


There is no fee associated with this member only activity. 

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.