The success of any healthcare team depends on the knowledge and experience of each of its members, which is why specialization has become increasingly important to all aspects of medical practice.
In pharmacy, BPS board certification is considered the gold standard when it comes to determining a pharmacist’s qualifications and capabilities within a specialty area. Documentation of specialized experience and skills yields the additional benefits of personal satisfaction, financial rewards and career advancement.
BPS specialty certification is the pharmacist’s path to advancement in 21st century medicine. As the complexities of patient care multiply, so will the need for new skills. Those pharmacists who successfully expand their scope of practice will move up the continuum from traditional prescription providers to managers of highly complex medication therapy.