Specialty Fact Sheets

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Fact Sheet

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy addresses the provision of integrated, accessible healthcare services of ambulatory patients transitioning from the hospital to home or another care facility. Currently there are more than 2,000 BPS Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacists.

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Critical Care Pharmacy Fact Sheet

Critical Care Pharmacy specializes in the delivery of patient care services by pharmacists, as integral members of interprofessional teams, working to ensure the safe and effective use of medications in critically ill patients. The first BPS Critical Care Pharmacy Specialty Examinations were administered in the fall of 2015.

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Nuclear Pharmacy Fact Sheet

Nuclear Pharmacy seeks to improve and promote public health through the safe and effective use of radioactive drugs for diagnosis and therapy. Currently there are more than 400 BPS Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacists.

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Nutrition Support Pharmacy Fact Sheet

Nutrition Support Pharmacy addresses the care of patients receiving specialized nutrition support, including parenteral (IV) or enteral (feeding tube) nutrition. Currently there are more than 500 BPS Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacists.

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Oncology Pharmacy Fact Sheet

Oncology Pharmacy provides evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management and direct patient care for individuals with cancer, including treatment assessment and monitoring for potential adverse drug reactions and interactions.Currently there are more than 1,800 BPS Board Certified Oncology Pharmacists.

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Pediatric Pharmacy Fact Sheet

Pediatric Pharmacy ensures safe and effective drug use and optimal medication therapy outcomes in children up to 18 years of age.  The first BPS Pediatric Pharmacy Certification Examination was administered in the fall of 2015.

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Pharmacotherapy Fact Sheet

Pharmacotherapy ensures the safe, appropriate and economical use of medications as part of interprofessional treatment teams in a variety of settings, including hospitals and health systems. Currently there are more than 16,400 BPS Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists.

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Psychiatric Pharmacy Fact Sheet

Psychiatric Pharmacy addresses the pharmaceutical care of patients with psychiatric-related illnesses and disorders. Currently there are more than 800 BPS Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacists.

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