Oncology Pharmacy Courses
Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course
This course is designed to help oncology pharmacy practitioners prepare for the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Oncology Pharmacy Specialty Certification examination, and obtain broad and detailed updates to their knowledge in oncology. Jointly sponsored by ACCP and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the course content is based on the domains and knowledge areas tested on the examination.
This course is offered in two formats: live and home study. The live course is offered once a year each May. The home study materials are typically available July 1, each year. Participants who attend the live course receive the detailed workbook, filled with patient cases and practice-based self-assessment questions, and a copy of the instructional materials. The home study course materials, which are derived from the live presentation of the Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course, are available in a variety of formats to best suit your learning style. The online course, print workbook and CD-ROM package, and online workbook and CD-ROM package are available for both continuing pharmacy education credit and BCOP recertification credit*.
The 2015 Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course will be held April 30– May 2, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. To register click here.
*only certain packages qualify for BCOP recertification credit.
Oncology Pharmacy Home Study Syllabus for Recertification
The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) has approved the Oncology Pharmacy Home Study Syllabus as one of three components in a professional development program that can be used by Board Certified Oncology Pharmacists (BCOPs) as an alternative to the written recertification examination. The Home Study Syllabus consists of a collection of journal articles that focuses on advances across the four domains of oncology specialty practice. Upon successful completion of the post test, BCOPs will earn at least 15.0 hours of recertification credit. Partial credit is not available. The Oncology Pharmacy Home Study Syllabus is available July 1 of each year, and expires November 30 of the year issued.
To purchase the home study version of the Oncology Pharmacy Home Study Syllabus for Recertification please click here.
Oncology Pharmacy Specialty Sessions
The Oncology Pharmacy Specialty Sessions are live educational programs that focus on new developments in oncology pharmacy. On an annual basis, BCOPs may earn at least 5.0 recertification hours for the live educational program following successful completion of a Web-based self-assessment examination. Actual hours available through live programming may vary from year to year, based on the content of the programming.
The Oncology Pharmacy Specialty Sessions are updated annually and are presented at the Annual Meetings of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA), and repeated at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and at the Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). BCOPs who wish to earn recertification credit for the Oncology Pharmacy Specialty Sessions must register and attend one of these meetings and attend the specialty sessions in full at the meeting in order to purchase access to the Web-based post test. Upon successful completion of the post test, BCOPs will earn at least 5.0 hours of recertification credit. Partial credit is not available. The self-assessment examination must be submitted by December 31 of the year the sessions were attended.