Welcome to ACCP and ASHP’s 2015 Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course
The American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists are pleased to announce the increasingly popular 2015 Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course. Members of ACCP, ASHP, and the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) may register for this course at the discounted member rate.
The 2015 Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course will be held April 30 – May 2, 2015 in Dallas, Texas and will offer 22.75 contact hours of live continuing pharmacy education credit. The course is designed to assist the experienced clinician in identifying knowledge gaps in the various content domains covered on the BPS board examination and assumes the learner meets the eligibility requirements to sit for the BPS specialty examination. This course was revamped in 2014 to incorporate symptom management topics within disease state presentations whenever possible to mimic BPS exam questions and real-world scenarios. The fall examination is scheduled to be administered in September and October of 2015.
The Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course is approved by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties for recertification credit for Board Certified Oncology Pharmacists (BCOP). This course is an excellent way for the BCOP to get updates on a broad array of oncology topics. For more information on the approved recertification program, visit http://www.accp.com/careers/boardbcop.aspx.
Course Content Based on BPS Examination
Course content is based on the BPS domains and knowledge areas that attendees will be tested on during the examination. Topics and scheduled times have been proportioned according to domains and knowledge area emphasis. Content presented is updated as of November 1, 2014.
As a participant, you will receive a detailed electronic course handbook to aid in your preparation for the examination. Filled with patient cases and practice-based self-assessment questions, the course offers an excellent opportunity to assess your knowledge in multiple areas of oncology practice. During the live presentations, faculty will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses through interactive learning.
Space is Limited: Register Now
This highly popular program has frequently sold out in the past, so be sure to register early. Register by March 20 to take advantage of the discounted early registration fee. Registration is limited to 300 participants.
Cancellations and Refunds
An administrative fee of $85 will be charged for all registration fees canceled before April 17, 2015. Requests for cancellation must be sent in writing to ACCP [fax: (913) 492-0088. Registration fees cannot be refunded for cancellations received on or after April 17, 2015.
Core topics to be discussed include:
- Acute Leukemia
- Bladder, Renal Cell, Testicular Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Chronic Leukemias and Myelodysplastic Syndrome
- Colon and Rectal Cancers
- Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT)/Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT)
- Hodgkin/Non Hodgkin Lymphoma
- Lung Cancer
- Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
- Multiple Myeloma
- Oncology Drug Literature: Biostatistics and Study design
- Oncology Practice Management
- Pediatric Malignancies
- Prostate Cancer
These topics will be worth 22.75 contact hours of live continuing pharmacy education.
The following topics will be offered as enduring programs on July 1, 2015:
- Adult Sarcomas
- GI Cancers
- Gynecologic Malignancies
- Head & Neck / CNS Tumors
- Symptom Management
These topics will be worth 4.25 contact hours of home study continuing pharmacy education.
Additional information covering the Anticancer Drug Development Process, Pharmacology, and Drug Information Oncology Resources will be included in the 2015 Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course Handbook.
Cosponsored by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.