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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 the 2020 Warren Weaver/Richard Penna Award Call for Nominations (8/1/2019) - Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announces the call for nominations for the 2020 Warren Weaver/Richard Penna Award. This award is conferred annually by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties.  The Award criteria were revised in 2019 to establish two categories of recipients. One category is for individual persons and the second category is… Read More »
Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Board-Certified Pharmacists to serve on its Cardiology and Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialty Councils (7/25/2019) - Four Positions Available   Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) issues an accelerated Call for Nominations for Specialist Members to serve on its Cardiology and Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialty Councils.   TERM AND ELIGIBILITY The term of appointment for BPS Specialty Council members for this call is January 1, 2020 to December… Read More »
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LEADERSHIP BLOG

Preparing for Regulatory Change and the Impact on BPS Board Certification (9/19/2019) - Thomas R. Clark, RPh,MHS,BCGP Senior Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs Board of Pharmacy Specialties     The Board of Pharmacy Specialties functions at the intersection of two broad domains: pharmacy and credentialing. To protect the interests of pharmacists who hold Board certification, BPS monitors legislative and regulatory activity and engages stakeholders when appropriate.   In… Read More »
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Privacy Policy Update

BPS respects individual privacy and values the confidence of our certified pharmacists, candidates, program participants, and general community. BPS is in the process of updating our privacy policy regarding our collection, use, and sharing of information. In addition, BPS will answer any questions you may have regarding our privacy policy. Please use the form located here.

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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