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THE BOARD OF PHARMACY SPECIALTIES

BPS board certified pharmacists have been improving patient outcomes through specialized care since 1976. Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties is recognized as the gold standard for determining which pharmacists are qualified to contribute at advanced practice levels. Through our rigorous standards, the BPS board certified pharmacist stands out as the most qualified to take on today’s expanding expectations of patients, physicians, employers and others who recognize the increasing need for a team approach to healthcare.

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  • Verify and update account information
  • Submit certification or recertification application
  • Track your CE information for recertification
  • Pay your annual maintenance fee

BPS EXAMINATION UPDATES

Registration for the Fall 2019 Examination is now CLOSED.

The Fall 2019 testing window is September 20, 2019 through October 13, 2019.

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BPS ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Important Notice: Beginning Spring Examination Cycle 2019, all first time Candidates will be required to verify their practice experience through a letter from their supervisor, on official letterhead, verifying the practice experience claimed on the application or by their residency completion (certificate of completion, residency certificate, or a letter from their preceptor). For more details please refer to the 2019 Candidate’s Guide. Sample employer verification letters are available here: Employer Verification.
  • Results for the Spring 2019 have been released. Please check your MyBPS account for scores.

2019 BPS Exam Dates

The following registration and testing windows have been established for Fall 2019:

  • The registration window is now CLOSED. The testing window will be open between September 20, 2019 through October 13, 2019.
  • Fall 2019 Exam scheduling, please be advised, BPS will only offer select examination dates for the following cities: Mansoura, Egypt – September 28th, Brisbane, Australia – October 5th, and Adelaide, Australia – October 12th

*See Upcoming Deadlines, Dates and Fees for more Information.

PRESS RELEASES

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2020 Officers (10/11/2019) - Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2020 Officers Karen M. Gunning, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP to Serve as 2020 BPS Chair Hal E. Richards, PharmD, BCNSP to Serve as BPS Chair-Elect Peter G. Koval, PharmD, BCPS, CPP to Serve as BPS Immediate Past Chair   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to… Read More »
BPS Announces Professional Development Program Providers in Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy for 2020 (10/9/2019) - Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Professional Development Program Providers in  Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy for 2020 Contracts will run from 2020 through 2022   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) has approved the following professional development programs to provide recertification offerings to Board-Certified Sterile Compounding Pharmacists (BCSCP) for a three-year cycle beginning… Read More »
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LEADERSHIP BLOG

Brian Lawson (BPS) Campaigns in the U.S. and Abroad Recognize the Contributions of Pharmacists (10/10/2019) - Brian Lawson - PharmD Senior Director, Professional Affairs and International Engagement Board of Pharmacy Specialties     Pharmacists are being recognized for their role on healthcare teams and in the community for the care provided to patients. Celebrations kicked-off on Wednesday, September 25th during World Pharmacists Day by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) who promoted… Read More »
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BPS OVERVIEW VIDEO

The Board of Pharmacy Specialties has provided an overview video of BPS and the role Board Certified Pharmacists play in improving patient outcomes, eliminating medication errors and reducing healthcare costs globally.

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