Educate and Be Educated

At Central Drugs, we value and exercise the importance of education. We host educational workshops throughout the year across the country to educate physicians on foundational and advanced IV Nutrition. We are the industry experts. Check back with us soon for our 2018 dates. 


Foundational IV Nutrition

Central Drugs offers guidance to beginners who are starting IV Nutrition Therapy. This course is hands-on with practical suggestions on setting up your office, safety, legal concerns, and reviews many protocols.


  • Learn how your practice may benefit with the use of IV therapy

  • Learn how to make and administer IV solutions for a variety of protocols

  • Understand lab values and benefits to patients

  • Learn how to calculate osmolarity

  • Learn business building tips

To learn more about this course, click here to read the course overview

Advanced IV Nutrition

Central Drugs offers an exclusive advanced training for practitioners. One of our most popular courses, this workshop is for established IV Nutrition practitioners who are ready to take their practice to the next level.


  • Introduce the IV practitioner to advanced techniques of intravenous nutrition which include techniques for infectious disorders, inflammation, diabetes, neurodegenerative disorders and immune system support.

  • Advanced IV techniques for patients with compromised renal function, auto immune disease and patients with a challenged cardiac function.

  • Selective difficult intravenous interventions including fatigue, adrenal support, pregnancy, chelating and addictions.

To learn more about this course, click here to read the course overview

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Mitchell Ghen, DO, PhD

Dr. Mitchell Ghen is a renowned specialist in integrative and anti-aging medicine. The President of the American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) called Dr. Ghen “one of the top 20 physician practitioners in anti-aging regenerative medicine in the world today.” Dr. Ghen has coauthored intravenous therapy textbooks and authored dozens of articles in peer-review journals.

He enjoys teaching physicians how to succeed in their anti-aging practices and is a sought-after international presenter on integrative medicine. 

Nayan Patel, PharmD

Dr. Nayan Patel has been recognized as an expert in clinical pharmacy services since 1999. Starting as a neighborhood pharmacy, he has built Central Drugs Compounding Pharmacy into one of the leading and fastest-growing compounding pharmacies and outsourcing facility in the United States. Dr. Patel is a frequent guest lecturer internationally on topics such as hormone replacement therapy, menopause and andropause, osteoporosis, breast cancer and IV nutrition therapies. 

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* Workshops are for educational purposes only. We do not provide CME.

Central Drugs Compounding Pharmacy abides by the strictest laws and guidelines and does not authorize the ability to prescribe based on workshop attendance.