An active PTCB CPhT must qualify for CSPT under one of the following pathways:
- Pathway 1: Completion of, or enrollment in, a PTCB-Recognized Education/Training Program for the CSPT Program AND one year of full-time continuous compounded sterile preparation (CSP) work experience.A
- Pathway 2: Three years of full-time continuous compounded sterile preparation (CSP) work experience.B
In order to become a CSPT®, you must pass the CSPT Exam and submit the CSPT Competency Attestation Form.
PTCB-Recognized Programs have been reviewed and found to provide learners with foundational knowledge that will help them be successful on PTCB exams. Please note that PTCB-Recognized Programs may not cover all information that appears on your exam. It is important that you review the exam content outline as part of your preparation and seek supplemental resources as needed.
AFull-time continuous compounded sterile preparation (CSP) work experience is defined as at least 30 hours/week.
BWork experience must be within the last eight years. Part-time employment and roles that include, but are not fully devoted, to sterile compounding qualify. Sterile compounding experience must have been completed in a US facility and subject to USP <797> and <800> regulations.