HaysMed Pharmacist Earns Board Certification as an Oncology Pharmacist
Hays, KS (July 21, 2017) James Meier, PharmD, recently earned his Board Certification as an Oncology Pharmacist from the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS), the premier post-license certification organization serving the pharmacy profession.
BPS Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP) have the advanced knowledge and expertise to deal with an increasing number and complexity of drug therapies for treating and preventing cancer, manage cancer-related and drug-related adverse events or clinical situations not encountered in other disease states. BCOP can optimize outcome for patients with malignant diseases by:
- recommending, designing, implementing, monitoring and modifying pharmacotherapeutic plans
- reducing medication errors
- recognizing and responding to adverse physical and emotional issues that may arise during treatment and when providing education and counseling.
Meier is the Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor and Oncology Pharmacist at HaysMed and has been with the hospital since 2011.