APC: EduCon

APC Events

February 3–4, 2022

Knowing and implementing best practices are the key to a well-run compounding operation. To keeping patients safe. And yes, to preserving your reputation.

That’s the focus of EduCon 2022: Best Practices in Compounding — assuring your team has the current expertise it needs to practice with high competence and integrity.

Up to 11 hours of continuing education credit!
Sessions available on-demand for 60 days — through April 8!

Your investment

Through January 4
Pharmacists: $379
Technicians & others: $299
Student pharmacists: $40

January 5 or after
Pharmacists: $429
Technicians & others: $339
Student pharmacists: $55

EduCon 2022: The Program

Thursday, February 3: General Track

All times EST


With APC President David Miller,
Board Chair Michael Blaire,
and CEO Scott Brunner, CAE

1:15 pm

When the DEA Comes Calling: Preparing for and Managing that Inspection

Larry Houck
Attorney, Hyman Phelps & McNamara Doe



1:15 pm

Veterinary Compounding: Considerations & ClinicalPearls

Deborah Clark
Clinical Compounding Pharmacist, PCCA

2:15 pm

Compounder Ethics: The Code as Compliance Strategy

Barbara Exum
Director, Center for Compounding Practice and Research, VCU

3:30 pm

R&D Roundtable: How Compounders are Aiding Medical Research

Facilitator: Alexander Pytlarz
Panelists: Linda McElhiney, Joe Navarra, David Mastropietro



3:30 pm

Cultural Competency & Bias Training (CMS-Required)

Denise Frank
Senior Associate, Gates Healthcare

4:45 pm

Implementing Pharmacogenomic Testing in Your Practice

Peter Clapp, Chair, Pharmaceutical Science Dept., Regis University

Lisa Faast, CEO, DiversifyRx

Friday, February 4: USP Track

All times EST


USP <795> BUDs: An Update

Gus Bassani
Chief Scientific Officer, PCCA

1:00 pm

USP <797> BUDs: An Update

Connie Sullivan
CEO, National Home Infusion Association

2:00 pm

The Biopharmaceutical Classification System: What You Should Know

Vanessa Pinheiro,
Compounding Services — Pharmacist, LP3 Network

3:00 pm

USP: Minor Chapters, Major Impacts

Brian Kelley
Director, Business Development, ARL BioPharma

4:00 pm

BUDs & Stability Studies Under the Proposed New USP Chapters

Mindy Cormier
Advanced Clinical and Formulation Pharmacist, LP3 Network

Details, details: Click here for the official CE learning objectives (PDF).

Register now!

What to do:

Questions or need assistance? Contact Janice Johnson at (614) 389-3236 or jjohnson@ohiopharmacists.org.

Exhibitors and sponsors

The good folks at the Ohio Pharmacists Association — our partners — have all the information you need about sponsoring and exhibiting at EduCon 2022 Virtual. Click here for information and registration.

CE fine print

This meeting is targeted to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians interested in compounding. The continuing pharmacy education for this program is coordinated by the Ohio Pharmacists Foundation (OPF).

To receive continuing pharmacy education credit, you must watch the entire session, actively partici­pate, answer post-activity questions, and complete evaluations to submit and claim credit through the LecturePanda.com platform, which will upload credits to the CPE Monitor.

The Ohio Pharmacists Foundation, Inc. is accredited by the Accredita­tion Council for Pharmacy Educa­tion as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Cancellation/Refund policy

Refunds are limited to conference fees paid. All refund requests/cancellations may be submitted at any time, in writing, to Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA, on behalf of APC) in writing to registrations@ohiopharmacists.org. To qualify for a full refund of registration fees paid less a $50 administrative fee, a written cancellation must be received by OPA no later than 11:59 PM PDT on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Cancellations received between January 5, 2022 and January 31, 2022 will receive a 50% refund less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be given beginning 11:59 PM PDT on Monday, January 31, 2022.