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Veterinary Compounding:

Laboratory Training

Target Audience

Pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other compounding personnel looking for hands-on experience preparing common non-sterile dosage forms for veterinary use.


½-day lab training (4 hours) where you will receive hands-on experience compounding 3 common veterinary dosage forms in a controlled laboratory environment, under the guidance of experts in the field.


Complementing the Vet Seminar, this training provides a great hands-on opportunity for compounders to develop their skills in the preparation of customised veterinary medications. For 4 hours, participants will compound from start-to-finish, 3 dosage forms commonly prescribed to veterinary patients, including a transdermal gel, topical shampoo, and oral paste. Participants will learn important pharmaceutical techniques and protocols required for efficacious, effective, and safe compounding, including cleaning and deactivation procedures, balance calibration, standard operating procedures, formulation calculations, qualitative and quantitative verifications, proper geometric addition and trituration, among more. In addition to the hands-on training, participants will review the key concepts of USP <795>, USP <800>, beyond-use dating, and how to interpret a certificate of analysis (COA) and safety data sheet (SDS). The ultimate goal is to teach detailed procedures and techniques required to uphold compounding quality, as well as save time and money through optimised workflow, methods, and the implementation of innovative technologies. Leave this training with the skills and confidence needed for successful veterinary compounding.

Featured Formulas*

  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.5%, Miconazole Nitrate 2% Topical Shampoo
  • Flunixin 100 mg/mL Oral Paste
  • Methimazole* 2.5 mg/mL Transdermal PLO Gel

*Formulas are subject to change. Active ingredients may be replaced with mock ingredients.


Tammy Nguyen, BPharm, MPS

Compounding Pharmacist, MEDISCA Australia

Rebecca O’Grady, BPharm, GradCertPharmPrac

Technical Support Services Representative, MEDISCA Australia

Patricia Ullmann, BPharm

Training & Technical Services Manager, MEDISCA Australia

*Facilitators are subject to change and are event-specific.


This activity may be eligible for self-accreditation learning credits.

Completion Requirements

Full attendance and participation is required to receive a Certificate of Attainment.


Activity material is Copyright© LP3 Network Inc. 2017-2021.

Declarations and Disclosures

This activity is independent of any known bias, prejudice or commercial interest. Both MEDISCA Australia and LP3 Network Inc. assist with the marketing of this activity. LP3 Network Inc. is an independent corporation. LP3 Network Inc. has an established agreement with MEDISCA Australia ensuring that it has no influence on LP3 Network Inc. as it relates to activity offerings.

Financial Support

This learning activity has received financial support from MEDISCA Inc. in the form of an educational grant.

Hotel Accommodations

Special rates for hotel accommodations have been arranged for activity participants. Payment for hotel accommodations is at the expense of the activity participant.

Food and Beverage

As a matter of activity programming, meals and refreshments during live activities have been provided by MEDISCA Australia.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

In the event that MEDISCA Australia cancels a course, MEDISCA Australia’s sole liability shall be course repayment. In no event shall MEDISCA Australia be responsible for any costs arising from such cancellation, including but not limited to travel and/or accommodation.In the event a Registrant cancels their enrollment in a CPD Activity, a written request must be sent to MEDISCA Australia requesting ‘Cancellation without Transfer’ to an alternate live CPD Activity event date. If cancellation occurs at greater than or equal to 31 days from live activity event date, then registrant will receive a 75% refund; 15-30 days a 50% refund; and less than or equal to 14 days no refund. MEDISCA Australia shall be excused from any delay caused by reason of any occurrence or contingency beyond its reasonable control (a “Force Majeure”), including but not limited to, acts of God, hurricane, earthquake, labour disputes, strikes, riots, war, and governmental requirements. The obligation to pay money to MEDISCA Australia in a timely manner is absolute and shall not be subject to this Force Majeure provision. In such event, MEDISCA Australia will not issue any refunds, only transfer to an alternate live activity event date.This cancellation and refund policy is specific to courses offered in Australia. To obtain information on the cancellation and refund policy for courses offered outside of Australia, please speak to a MEDISCA Australia representative or refer to your course-specific registration page.

Transfer Policy – Australia Courses Only

This transfer policy is only applicable to courses that are offered in Australia. Transfer policy is only in effect if requested greater than or equal to 14 days prior to the original live activity event date. Failure to submit “Transfer Request” at least 14 days prior to original live activity event date will default to “Cancellation and Refund Policy”. Transfer policy can only apply one (1) time. Transfer to a new live event date must be within current calendar year. Failure to attend the new live activity event will lead to no refund and will no longer be transferable. Confirmation of new activity date is subject to the approval by MEDISCA Australia based on the number of available seats within the selected live activity event.


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