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Fall 2019 BPS Certification Examination Results

Washington, D.C. – The results of the Fall 2019 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 3,659 out of 5,332 candidates successfully passed certification examinations in the twelve specialties currently offered by BPS: ambulatory care… Continue Reading Fall 2019 BPS Certification Examination Results

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BPS Seeks Pharmacists to serve on its 2020 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy Specialty Councils

Three Positions Available   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) issues an accelerated Call for Nominations for one non-Specialist Member to serve on the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialty Council, and two Specialist Members to serve on the Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy Specialty Council.   TERM AND ELIGIBILITY The term of appointment for… Continue Reading BPS Seeks Pharmacists to serve on its 2020 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy Specialty Councils

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties Receives Petition to Recognize Emergency Medicine Pharmacy as a Specialty

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) has received a petition to recognize Emergency Medicine Pharmacy as a specialty and has opened the public comment period.   The petition to recognize Emergency Medicine Pharmacy as a specialty was submitted by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Receives Petition to Recognize Emergency Medicine Pharmacy as a Specialty

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2019 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 received many outstanding applications.   BPS Research Committee member and Immediate Past Board Chair, Andrea Iannucci, PharmD, BCOP, noted: “It is a distinct pleasure to review all of the proposals and recognize… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2019 BPS Seed Grant Recipients

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BPS to Conduct Role Delineation Study in Pain Management Pharmacy

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Board of Directors voted during their October meeting  to conduct a role delineation study (RDS) in pain management pharmacy. This action was taken after the BPS Board reviewed a 2019 pain management practice analysis to evaluate the contemporary body of knowledge and skills necessary for pharmacists to… Continue Reading BPS to Conduct Role Delineation Study in Pain Management Pharmacy

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BPS Announces Professional Development Program Providers in Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy for 2020

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Professional Development Program Providers in  Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy for 2020 Contracts will run from 2020 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 Sterile Compounding Pharmacists (BCSCP) for a three-year cycle beginning… Continue Reading BPS Announces Professional Development Program Providers in Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy for 2020

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BPS Joins Pharmacists for Healthier Lives in Celebrating American Pharmacists Month by Featuring Pharmacists in Diverse Settings

‘Pharmacists in Diverse Settings’ Campaign will run through October   Arlington, VA. – Pharmacists for Healthier Lives (PfHL) – a coalition of pharmacy and other healthcare organizations aiming to raise awareness of the vital role pharmacists play in healthcare – announced today the launch of a video series aimed at highlighting the many roles pharmacists… Continue Reading BPS Joins Pharmacists for Healthier Lives in Celebrating American Pharmacists Month by Featuring Pharmacists in Diverse Settings

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces New Board Members

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to announce the appointment of new Board members.    Cyrine-Eliana Haidar, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP has been appointed to the BPS Board of Directors as a Specialist Pharmacist Member for the three-year term ending December 31, 2022.   Dr. Haidar is currently Clinical Pharmacogenomics Coordinator… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces New Board Members

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces the 2020 Warren Weaver/Richard Penna Award Call for Nominations

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announces the call for nominations for the 2020 Warren Weaver/Richard Penna Award. This award is conferred annually by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties.  The Award criteria were revised in 2019 to establish two categories of recipients. One category is for individual persons and the second category is… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces the 2020 Warren Weaver/Richard Penna Award Call for Nominations

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