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 2017 Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course. Members of ACCP and ASHP may register for this course at the discounted member rate.

The 2017 Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course will be held April 27 – April 29, 2017 in San Diego, California and will offer 21.5 contact hours of live continuing pharmacy education credit, and an additional 5.25 contact hours of home study 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 has been revamped this year 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 2017.

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 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, 2016.

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.

Program Goals and Target Audience

The Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course is designed to assist oncology pharmacy practitioners prepare for the Board of Pharmacy (BPS) Oncology Pharmacy Specialty Certification Examination to be administered in September/October 2017. This activity/program will also increase the knowledge and skills of pharmacists interested in oncology.

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 17 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 after April 14, 2017. 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 15, 2017.

Core topics to be discussed include:

  • Adult Acute Leukemias and Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chronic Leukemias and Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Gynecological Malignancies
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT)
  • Lower Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Cancers
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphomas
  • Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Oncology Practice Management
  • Pediatric Malignancies
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Research Design, Statistics, and Evaluating Oncology Literature

These topics will be worth 21.5 contact hours of live continuing pharmacy education.

The following topics will be offered as enduring programs on July 1, 2017:

  • Adult Sarcomas
  • Bladder, Renal Cell, and Testicular Cancers
  • Cancer‐Related Infectious Diseases
  • Head, Neck, and Adult Central Nervous System (CNS) Malignancies
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatocellular Carcinomas

These topics will be worth 5.25 contact hours of home study continuing pharmacy education.

Cosponsored by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

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