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Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Appointments to the Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy Specialty Council

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to announce the inaugural members of the Solid Organ Transplantation (SOT) Pharmacy Specialty Council. These appointments are effective January 1, 2019.   BPS Specialty Councils serve two major functions: Developing standards and eligibility requirements for board certification in Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy for approval by the BPS Board of Directors; Developing examinations and… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Appointments to the Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy Specialty Council

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BPS Announces Results of Fall 2018 Examinations

Washington, D.C. – The results of the fall 2018 BPS certification and recertification examinations were announced today by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS), the premier post-licensure certification organization serving the pharmacy profession. A total of 2,846 out of 4,897 candidates successfully passed certification examinations in 11 specialties currently offered by BPS: ambulatory care pharmacy, cardiology… Continue Reading BPS Announces Results of Fall 2018 Examinations

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2018 BPS Seed Grant Recipients

Washington, D.C. – Earlier this year, the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) issued a call for applications for PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency Research Grants and was pleased to receive many outstanding applications.   BPS Board Chair, Andrea Iannucci, Pharm.D., BCOP, noted: “It is a distinct pleasure to review all of the proposals and recognize these outstanding researchers.… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2018 BPS Seed Grant Recipients

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BPS Seeks Board-Certified Pharmacists to Serve on its Cardiology Pharmacy, Geriatric Pharmacy, and Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialty Councils

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) issues an accelerated Call for Nominations for Specialist Members to serve on Cardiology Pharmacy, Geriatric Pharmacy, and Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialty Councils.   Term and Eligibility The term of appointment for BPS Specialty Council members for this call is January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021. BPS must… Continue Reading BPS Seeks Board-Certified Pharmacists to Serve on its Cardiology Pharmacy, Geriatric Pharmacy, and Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialty Councils

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The Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Board-Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialists to Serve on Role Delineation Panel

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) today issues a call for applications to serve on the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist Role Delineation Study Panel. A role delineation study is a critical step in certification examination development, as it helps ensure relevance of the ambulatory care pharmacy certification examination to clinical practice. As part… Continue Reading The Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Board-Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialists to Serve on Role Delineation Panel

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties Confers Special Commendation on the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties is proud to confer a special commendation upon the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) at the 2018 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Peter Koval, Pharm.D., BCPS, Director of Pharmacy Education with the Greensboro Area Health Education Center at Cone Health and BPS Chair-Elect, and… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Confers Special Commendation on the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists

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BPS to Conduct Practice Analysis of the Pharmacists’ Role in Pain Management

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Board of Directors voted in October to conduct a practice analysis to assess the contemporary body of knowledge and skills necessary for pharmacists to provide safe and effective pain management to patients with acute and chronic pain.   This practice analysis will: Examine roles for pharmacists in… Continue Reading BPS to Conduct Practice Analysis of the Pharmacists’ Role in Pain Management

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties Issues Call for Petition in Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Practice

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS), the post-licensure certification organization serving the pharmacy profession, has issued a call for petition in Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Practice. The BPS Board of Directors reviewed the role delineation study conducted in Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Practice and found the results supportive of further consideration.   BPS Chair, Andrea… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Issues Call for Petition in Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Practice

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists to Serve on a Pharmacotherapy Specialist Role Delineation Study Panel

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) today issues a call for applications to serve on the Pharmacotherapy Specialist Role Delineation Study Panel. The role delineation study is a critical step in certification examination development, as it helps ensure relevance of the pharmacotherapy certification examination to clinical practice. As part of this two-day meeting,… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists to Serve on a Pharmacotherapy Specialist Role Delineation Study Panel

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Professional Development Program Providers in Cardiology Pharmacy and Infectious Diseases Pharmacy for 2019

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Professional Development Program Providers in Cardiology Pharmacy and Infectious Diseases Pharmacy for 2019 Contracts will run from 2019 through 2022   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) has approved the following professional development programs to provide recertification offerings to board-certified pharmacists in cardiology and infectious diseases for a… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Professional Development Program Providers in Cardiology Pharmacy and Infectious Diseases Pharmacy for 2019

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