Compounding Review
NYS Part III Examination
Program(s) B, B/BL, C, D, E

The New York State Board of Pharmacy unlike other state board of pharmacy requires all candidates who elect to license by examination to take and pass a compouding examination.  This exam is adminstered over two days. 


Day 1 candidates are tested on drugs that look-a-like and/or sound-a-like (commonly referred to as "look-alke-sound-alike-drugs" (LASADs) valued at 8 points.  Prescription Errors and Omissions (E&O) valued at 20 points and on assessing patient profiles for drug interactions, adverse reactions and patient safety issues valued at 12 points (3 profiles worth 4 points each).


***Note: Day 1 is included in our program designated B, B/BL, C, D or E 


Day 2 candidates are tested on the calculations, labeling and actual prepartions of sterile IV preperations (USP 797), capsules, suspensions/syrups and topical preparations.  There are three prescriptions per examination, each valued at 20 points for a total of 60 points.  PBR prepares candidatesfor both days in it two day offering identified as Program B/BL.

***Note: Day 2 is included in our program designated B/BL, D or E



Professors: Dr. Anthony J. Cutie