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    Ambulatory Care Pharmacy I Nuclear Pharmacy I Nutrition Support Pharmacy I Oncology Pharmacy I Pharmacotherapy I Psychiatric Pharmacy

    Oncology Pharmacy

    Oncology pharmacy specialists recommend, design,

    implement, monitor and modify pharmacotherapeutic plans

    to optimize outcomes in patients with malignant diseases.

    The Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP):

    rovides evidence-based, patient-centered medication

    therapy management as an integral part of an

    interdisciplinary team;

    rovides direct patient care including treatment assessment

    and monitoring for potential adverse drug reactions and

    interactions; and

    erves as an authoritative resource on the optimal use of

    medications used to treat individuals with cancer.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Graduation from a pharmacy program accredited by the

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or

    a program outside the U.S. that qualifies the individual to

    practice in the jurisdiction;

    An active license to practice pharmacy in the U.S. or

    another jurisdiction;

    ompletion of four (4) years of practice experience with at

    least 50% of time spent in oncology pharmacy activities;

    or completion of a specialty (PGY2) residency* in oncology

    pharmacy plus one (1) additional year of practice with at

    least 50% of time spent in oncology pharmacy activities; and

    Achieving a passing score on the Oncology Pharmacy

    Specialty Certification Examination.

    *Effective January 1, 2013, only residencies accredited by the American Society

    of Health-System Pharmacists are creditable for this purpose.

    Examination Content

    Domain 1: Clinical Skills and Therapeutic Management

    (60% of the examination)

    Domain 2: Generation, Interpretation, and D issemination of

    Information (20% of the examination)

    Domain 3: Guidelines, Policies, and Standards (15% of the


    Domain 4: Public Health and Advocacy (5% of the examination)


    Recertification for Board Certified Oncology Pharmacists (BCOP) is

    required every seven years and can be accomplished by:

    Achieving a passing score on the 100-item, multiple-choice

    objective recertification examination, based on the content outline

    of the certification examination; or

    Earning 100 hours of continuing education credit provided by

    the professional development program offered by the A merican

    College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) in conjunction with the

    American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the

    Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA).

    Why Are Special Skills Critical?

    The skills of a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP) are

    critical today due to the increasing number and complexity of drug

    therapies to treat and prevent cancer. The narrow therapeutic index

    of anticancer therapies requires unique knowledge and expertise

    in managing disease-related and drug-related adverse events or

    clinical situations not encountered in other disease states.

    Which Pharmacists Are

    Uniquely Qualified?

    Board certification through BPS has become recognized as

    the gold standard for determining which pharmacists are

    qualified to contribute at advanced practice levels. Through the

    rigorous standards mandated by BPS board certification and

    recertification, the specialty-credentialed pharmacist stands out

    as the most qualified to take on today's expanding professional


    BPS Certification Benefits

    P E E R TO P E E R R E C OG N IT ION ;

    P E R S O N A L , F I N A N C I A L A D V A N C E M E N T

    Differentiate and affirm your knowledge and skills to:

    Provide more comprehensive and complex care and be

    prepared to step into pharmacy's evolving position on the

    multidisciplinary treatment team;

    mprove your standing in a competitive employment market;

    Experience increased recognition from healthcare

    professionals; and

    Enjoy rewards in salary, promotions and new practice



    Future opportunities will come to

    pharmacists who can objectively

    demonstrate they have the knowledge and

    experience in place for complex

    medication management.

    — Susan Goodin, PharmD, FCCP, BCOP

    Associate Director, Clinical Trials and Therapeutics

    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

    Professor of Medicine

    UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    2012 Chair, Board of Pharmacy Specialties

    Board certification allows me to offer

    patients the most advanced level of

    pharmaceutical treatment. Being a Board Ce rtified

    Oncology Pharmacist is important so that the highest

    standards for specialty-level knowledge and i

    skills are met to enhance patient care.

    — Su san P h y , P h armD, BC OP

    Scotland Health Care System

    Laurinburg, NC

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    Current Specialty Options

    • Ambulatory Care Pharmacy includes

    the provision of integrated, accessible

    healthcare services by pharmacists

    who are accountable for addressing

    medication needs and developing sustained

    partnerships with patients in the context of

    family and community.

    • Nuclear Pharmacy promotes public health

    through safe and effective use of radioactive


    • Nutrition Support Pharmacy addresses

    the care of patients receiving specialized

    parenteral or enteral nutrition.

    • Oncology Pharmacy targets the needs of

    patients with various malignant diseases

    and their complications.

    Pharmacotherapy ensures the safe,

    appropriate and economical use

    of medications often as part of a

    multidisciplinary treatment team.

    • Psychiatric Pharmacy specializes in the

    pharmaceutical support of patients with

    psychiatric disorders.



    application requirements and

    materials, practice exams,

    test schedules and sites.

    Board of Pharmacy Specialties

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    O N C O L O G Y


    The Board of Pharmacy Specialties was established in 1976

    and exists today as an autonom ous division of the American

    Pharmacists Association. BPS has grown to be the premier

    post-licensure certification organization serving the pharmacy

    profession. Its principal responsibilities include:

    To grant recognition of appropriate pharmacy practice

    specialties based on criteria established by the Board of

    Pharmacy Specialties.

    To establish standards for certification and recertification

    of pharmacists in recognized pharmacy practice specialties.

    To grant qualified pharmacists certification and

    recertification in recognized pharmacy practice specialties.

    To serve as a coordinating agency and information

    clearinghouse for organizations and pharmacists in

    recognized pharmacy practice specialties.

    To enhance public/consumer protection by developing

    effective certification programs for specialty practices

    in pharmacy.


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    The BPS Oncology Specialty was accredited in 2008 by the

    National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA ). This

    accreditation is based on BPS having demonstrated compliance

    with NC CA Standards of Accreditation of Certification

    Programs. NC CA is the accrediting body of the Institute for

    Credentialing Excellence (ICE) and it accredits programs based

    on rigorous quality standards in the professional certification


    'Accreditation by NCCA is an important milestone in BPS' vision

    to be Pharm acy's premier specialty certification body

    — Terry L Schwinghammer, PharmD, BCPS

    Former Chair, Board of Pharmacy Specialties


    ird of Pharmacy Specialties



    2215 Constitution Avenue, N.W. • Washington, DC 20037-2985

    Phone 202 429-7591 • Fax 202 429-6304 • [email protected]

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    Ambulatory Care Pharmacy I Nuclear Pharmacy I Nutrition Support Pharmacy I Oncology Pharmacy I Pharmacotherapy I Psychiatric Pharmacy

    Nutrition Support Pharmacy

    Nutrition support pharmacy addresses the care of patients

    who receive specialized nutrition support, including

    parenteral and enteral nutrition.

    The Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist (BCNSP):

    Often works as a member of a medical team;

    Has responsibility for direct patient care; and

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