Current Specialties

BPS has recognized six specialty practice areas:
  • Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (2011)
    Includes the provision of integrated, accessible healthcare services by pharmacists who are accountable for addressing medication needs, developing sustained partnerships with patients, and participating in the context of family and community.

  • Nuclear Pharmacy (1978)
    Specialists seek to improve and promote the public's health through the safe and effective use of radioactive drugs for diagnosis and therapy.

  • Nutrition Support Pharmacy (1988)
    Specialists promote the maintenance and/or restoration of optimal nutritional status, designing and modifying treatment according to the needs of the patient.

  • Oncology Pharmacy (1996)
    Specialists recommend, design, implement, monitor and modify pharmacotherapeutic plans to optimize outcomes in patients with malignant diseases.

  • Pharmacotherapy (1988)
    Specialists are responsible for ensuring the safe, appropriate, and economical use of drugs in patient care and frequently serve as a primary source of drug information for other health care organizations.

  • Psychiatric Pharmacy (1992)
    Specialists address the pharmaceutical care of patients with psychiatric disorders.