Accreditation University workshops are specifically designed to prepare healthcare organizations for the initial or renewal accreditation process.


PCAB Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding Workshop


Upcoming Workshop Dates:

July 25-26, 2017

Fairleigh Dickinson School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Florham Park, NJ



The Madison Hotel, Morristown, NJ

Call for special rate (973) 285-1800

The PCAB Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding Pharmacy workshop provides pharmacy personnel with a comprehensive overview of the accreditation process and a standard-by-standard review of the requirements for sterile and non-sterile compounding. The two-day course is conducted with a personalized approach that delivers valuable insight into the accreditation process.
This workshop will offer 8.75 CEs.

During the workshop, an AU Clinical Educator and Surveyor will provide participants with:

Hands-on training for using the take-home ACHC Accreditation Guide to Success workbook, a program-specific and comprehensive tool that offers guidance on the meanings
and requirements of each ACHC Accreditation Standard

Resources that contain audit tools and hints

How to prepare a PCAB-compliant PI program

A take-home USP Gap Analysis Tool

Essential components for accreditation preparation

Best practices for a successful on-site survey

Round table discussions, networking opportunities,
and the ability to add submissions for round table topics

Each attendee will receive the ACHC Accreditation Guide to Success workbook for FREE, which will be used as the primary learning instrument during the course. This workbook serves as a valuable reference tool for achieving or maintaining accreditation.


Unless otherwise noted, workshops are held at ACHC’s Corporate Headquarters in Cary, NC
(a five-minute drive from Raleigh-Durham International airport - RDU).

Learning Objectives:

Review compounding standards

Establish expectations for survey day and strategies for survey success

Discuss compliance topics and Performance Improvement (PI)

Learn how to utilize the ACHC Accreditation Guide to Success workbook to ensure ongoing compliance

Registration/Continental Breakfast

Overview of Accreditation Process

What to Expect on Your Survey Day/Survey Process Demystified

Review of PCAB Accreditation Standards


Review of PCAB Accreditation Standards

NS Compounding Conundrums; Observations from Surveyors

Sterile Compounding Conundrums: Observations from Surveyors

Clean Room Certification; Do They Know What They are Doing?

Work Groups/Round Table Topics (As submitted by attendees)

Day 2 Workshop Agenda - (8:00am - 4:00pm)

Registration/Continental Breakfast

Introductions/Agenda/PCAB Update

Intro to USP <800> – Protection Not New

How To Read SDS/HD List/What Should be on the List


The Environment – Sterile and Non-Sterile

Lunch Break -Questions




Receiving and Shipping

OSHA Communication Plan

HD Waste


USP <797> Update

Wrap Up/Questions

*Appointments will be available from 3:00pm-4:30pm for one-on-one consultation with our Accreditation University staff. This is included in your workshop fee!

Day 1 Workshop Agenda - (8:00am - 4:30pm)

Your Instructor(s):

Jon Pritchett, Pharm.D., RPh.

Jeff Reses, RPh.

Greg Stowell

Accreditation Corporate Surveyor

Education & Consulting Manager

Associate Director,