WEBINAR: Prescribing Compounded Ketamine

August 1, 2024

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Pacific


Ketamine has gained a lot of attention over the last few years, and is becoming more frequently prescribed for conditions such as refractory depression or pain. However, there are many aspects to consider before prescribing it for your patients to promote safe use of this medication. This talk will provide a practical guide for best practices recommended when prescribing for compounded ketamine. It will include a discussion of dosage forms, legal requirements, recommendations, along with a brief review of dosing, dissociative and adverse effects.

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine what different types of dosage forms are available for ketamine
  • Analyze benefits and disadvantages for each ketamine dosage form
  • Examine prescription requirements and suggested best practices for prescribing ketamine
  • Evaluate some of the different uses, dosing and adverse effects for ketamine

Natalie Gustafson, PharmDSpeaker:

Natalie Gustafson, PharmD, specializes in a holistic approach to medicine, with a focus on how compounded medications can help accomplish this goal. She's been published in NDNR where she discussed optimal thyroid management, and has been an invited speaker for the Integrative Dermatology Symposium, National University of Natural Medicine, the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Central Oregon Health Council, Hawaii Doc Talks, the British Columbia Naturopathic Association and the Institute of Women’s Health & Integrative Medicine to name a few.

During the day, she can be found practicing as a compounding pharmacist and ensuring compliance and quality, where she is the owner and Director of Pharmacy at Lloyd Central Compounding Pharmacy. In her downtime she enjoys practicing yoga, puzzling and taking pictures of cats.


CE Credits:


NUNM is accredited by North American Naturopathic Continuing Education Council (NANCEAC). This activity qualifies for 1.0 Pharmacology CEU.


1.0 PDA points approved by the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine)

Webinar Details:

  • This fully online virtual event will be hosted through Zoom
  • Recordings of all webinars are provided for attendees at no additional cost
  • Recordings can be viewed for credit after the event if you do not attend live

Early Bird Deadline:

  • 7/22/2024: price increases to $40
Price: $30.00