The BPS Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist (BCPPS) program is a credential for pharmacists who have met the eligibility criteria below and who in their unique practice ensure safe and effective drug use and optimal medication therapy outcomes in patients up to 18 years of age.
The purpose of the BCPPS program is to validate that the pharmacist has the advanced knowledge and experience to optimize outcomes for pediatric patients by:
- Providing patient care to children, including providing alternative dosage forms and specialized drug therapy monitoring required for pediatric patients.
- Advocating for and educating children and their families about medications.
- Promoting wellness, health, and other activities that advance knowledge in pediatric pharmacy for both patients and other health care providers.