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ACCP Report - January 2019

ACCP and ASHP Launch Multispecialty Collaboration on Board Certification Review and Recertification


ACCP and ASHP have expanded their established collaboration in board certification review and recertification in Oncology Pharmacy to include four additional specialties recognized by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS): Ambulatory Care Pharmacy, Cardiology Pharmacy, Geriatric Pharmacy, and Infectious Diseases Pharmacy.

Through this collaboration, ACCP members will have access to the board review and recertification resources developed by both organizations in both live and home study formats at member prices. These educational resources will become available to ACCP members later in 2019 and beyond. For more information on the educational resources to be offered through the expanded collaboration, visit www.rxcertifications.org.

Register Now for ACCP/ASHP Board Review and Recertification Courses
Among the first offerings available are the upcoming ACCP/ASHP board review and recertification courses in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy, Geriatric Pharmacy, and Oncology Pharmacy, to be presented live May 2–4, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. These comprehensive 3-day courses, taught by leading experts, use a highly interactive and engaging case-based instructional approach to present the domains, tasks, and knowledge statements developed by BPS for the relevant specialty examination. The registration fee for each board review course includes:

  • Online audio recordings of the live course
  • Printed course slide decks
  • Online access to the course workbook in electronic (PDF) format
  • Automatic (free) registration to the 2019 Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills Webinar (to be presented in June 2019)
  • The opportunity to earn Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) credit for the course

The registration fee for the recertification version of the courses includes:

  • Online audio recordings of the live course
  • Printed course slide decks
  • Online access to the course workbook in electronic (PDF) format
  • The opportunity to earn Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) credit for the course
  • Access to the online recertification posttest

Registration for each of the courses is now open. Course enrollment size is limited, so register now to secure a spot. Discounted registration rates apply through March 22, 2019. The regular registration deadline is April 12, 2019.

Additional Board Prep, Recertification Resources to Be Released
ACCP and ASHP also will offer board preparatory/recertification courses in the new Cardiology Pharmacy and Infectious Diseases Pharmacy specialties. These courses are currently in development and will become available exclusively for home study on June 26, 2019. The home study preparatory version of the Ambulatory Care course will also be released on June 26. The home study preparatory versions of the Geriatric Pharmacy and Oncology Pharmacy courses will be released on July 10.

Additional board review and recertification products in all five specialties – Ambulatory Care, Cardiology, Geriatrics, Infectious Diseases, and Oncology – will be released through the ACCP/ASHP collaboration later in 2019 and beyond. For more information on these resources as they become available, visit www.rxcertifications.org.