Board of Pharmacy Specialties Receives Petition to Recognize Compounded Sterile Preparations as a Pharmacy Specialty

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Receives Petition to Recognize Compounded Sterile Preparations as a Pharmacy Specialty Public Comment Period Closes December 13, 2017   Washington, D.C.—The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) has received a petition to recognize Compounded Sterile Preparations as a pharmacy specialty and has opened the public comment period. The petition to recognize Compounded…

BPS Announces Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Practice Analysis Taskforce Appointments

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) recently approved a practice analysis or role delineation study in Emergency Medicine Pharmacy. Conducting a role delineation study is a critical step in evaluating a proposed specialty. The purpose of the role delineation study is to determine whether this practice areas is based upon specialized knowledge of…

BPS Adjust BCGP Eligibility for 2018

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) has voted to adjust the eligibility requirements for the Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP) examination effective January 1, 2018. The revised eligibility criteria are: Graduation from a pharmacy program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or a program outside the U.S. that qualifies…

BPS Confers Added Qualifications to 76 Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties® (BPS), an agency whose purpose is to recognize pharmacy specialties and certify pharmacists’ knowledge and skills at the advanced practice level, today announced the conferral or renewal of Added Qualifications to 76 Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists. With the growing complexity in pharmacologic information, there is an increased…