Pharmacotherapy

Pharmacotherapy CertificationOffered by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), this two-day review course is based on the domains, tasks, and knowledge statements developed by BPS for the examination and provides a robust preparatory curriculum for the pharmacotherapy professional preparing for the examination. In addition, ASHP offers a complete recertification program for those that are board certified as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). The review course and components of the recertification program are offered live and online for your convenience. Planned by the ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists.

The review course and the live and online components of the recertification program are listed below.

Below are the BPS Review Products and Opportunities offered by ASHP for practitioners planning to sit for the BPS Pharmacotherapy Specialty exam.

  • Live Pharmacotherapy Review and Recertification Course - This two-day review course is based on the domains, tasks, and knowledge statements outlined by BPS for the examination and provides a robust preparatory curriculum for the pharmacy professional preparing for the examination.
  • Online Pharmacotherapy Review and Recertification Course - Online, on your own time! Based on Live Review Course, our online course is delivered using an interactive, case-based format and covers real-life patient scenarios. Customize your learning by participating in one or more lectures.
  • Core Therapeutic Modules (CTM) - The CTM activities are designed as a library of modules to customize your own self study program and serves as a foundation to help fill knowledge gaps in various topics or disease states.
  • Practice Exam - An online compilation of practice questions; download the correct answer, link to the reference source, and domains, tasks, and knowledge statements.

In addition, the organizations offer a complete recertification program for those that are board certified as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).  A full schedule of credit hours offered each year to meet recertification requirements has been developed through 2018 to assist BCPSs in planning their recertification cycle. 

  • Literature Module Study - An online program that provides immediate access to the latest research and resources on contemporary topics related to relevant and emerging issues in pharmacotherapy.
  • Intensive Studies Online - Based off the live workshops held at The Midyear, these studies provide 3 to 6 hours of recertification credit through a high-level, interactive debate and discussion on contemporary and emerging issues in pharmacotherapy.
  • Online Pharmacotherapy Review and Recertification Course - Online, on your own time! Based on the Live Review Course, our online course is delivered using an interactive, case-based format and covers real-life patient scenarios. Customize your learning by participating in one or more lectures.
  • Live Pharmacotherapy Review and Recertification Course - This two-day review course is based on the domains, tasks, and knowledge statements outlined by BPS for the examination and provides a robust preparatory curriculum for the pharmacy professional preparing for the examination.
  • Intensive Studies Online - Held annually at The Midyear, these studies provide 3 to 6 hours of recertification credit through a high-level, interactive debate and discussion on contemporary and emerging issues in pharmacotherapy.