Announcing the ASHP Pharmacists' Competency Assessment Library

Now you can simplify your competency management with ASHP’s online competency assessment library.

Choose from among 38 competencies and initial skills assessments to manage and monitor competency completion among both your pharmacist and pharmacy technician staff.

Inside this library you’ll find:

  • Coverage of initial skills assessments for pharmacists and technicians
  • Eight general competencies ranging from confidentiality and patient rights to fire safety and information management
  • 20 pharmaceutical care competencies
  • Four pharmaceutical care competencies for especially for technicians
  • Six compounding and dispensing competencies.

Each competency includes learning objectives, a study guide, and a competency assessment exam.

 Annual subscription rates, with select administrator access, are as follows:

# of Users Price/user Discount
1-10 $30 0
11-50 $27 10%
51-150 $25.50 15%
151-250 $24 20%
251 or more $18 40%

The Pharmacists’ Competency Assessment Library is available by annual subscription. Administrators purchasing for staff can monitor completion of assigned competencies.

Interested in previewing some of the competencies? Fill out this form for a preview or contact Chris Jezowski at

List of current competencies:

  • Initial Skills Assessment-General
  • Initial Skills Assessment-Pharmacist
  • Initial Skills Assessment-Technician
  • Confidentiality and Patient Rights
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Emergency Management
  • Infection Prevention
  • Information Management
  • Neonatal and Infant Patients for Pharmacists
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Patients for Pharmacists
  • Adult Patients for Pharmacists
  • Geriatric Patients for Pharmacists
  • Obstetric Patients
  • Oncology Patients
  • Psychiatric Patients
  • Medication Dosing in Patients with Renal Dysfunction
  • Medication Dosing in Patients with Hepatic Dysfunction
  • Intravenous to Oral Therapy Conversion
  • Antibiotic Streamlining
  • Aminoglycoside Dosing
  • Parenteral Anticoagulant Therapy
  • Oral Anticoagulant Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Adult Enteral Nutrition
  • Adult Parenteral Nutrition
  • Patient Counseling
  • Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting
  • Medication Safety
  • Neonatal and Infant Patients for Technicians
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Patients for Technicians
  • Adult Patients for Technicians
  • Geriatric Patients for Technicians
  • Compounding Sterile Preparations
  • Compounding Hazardous Drugs
  • Compounding Nonsterile Preparations
  • Repackaging Medications
  • Controlled Substances
  • Medication Area Inspections