The Oncology Pharmacy Home Study Syllabus for Recertification consists of a collection
of journal articles that focuses on advances across the four domains of oncology specialty
practice. The 2017 edition of the Home Study Syllabus, released in two volumes, includes two Web-based recertification
tests per volume. Board Certified Oncology Pharmacists (BCOPs) who read each article included in the Home
Study Syllabus and successfully complete the Web-based posttests on the content of the articles
will earn up to 8.0 hours of oncology recertification credit per volume.
The posttests for Volume 1 must submitted by June 30, 2017, and posttests for Volume 2 must
be submitted by November 30, 2017 to be eligible for recertification credit.
The Home Study Syllabus available for a reduced rate for members of ACCP and the American Society
of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
ACCP, as the official provider approved by BPS, will record and report recertification credit
earned in this program directly to BPS. The professional development program for oncology
recertification is offered by ACCP in conjunction with ASHP.
Volume one of the 2017 Oncology Home Study Syllabus for Recertification is available at
New in 2017
The Oncology Pharmacy Home Study Syllabus for Recertification will be updated and
released twice annually. The home study syllabus will be a series of current articles
from the primary oncology literature, each with learning objectives, and a web-based
posttest covering the full series of articles. The articles will be made available
either in print or through electronic access, depending upon availability from the
The home study syllabus will provide a minimum of 16.0 recertification hours
annually. BCOPs who wish to earn recertification credit must read the instructional
materials and successfully complete the Web-based posttest by the deadline for each
home study syllabus module. Only completed tests are eligible for credit; no partial
or incomplete tests will be processed. The Home Study Syllabus available for a
reduced rate for members of ACCP and ASHP.