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BPS Announces Reappointments to Board of Director Members for 2023

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to announce the reappointment of Cyrine-Eliana Haidar, Marie Michnich, and Gary Yee to the BPS Board of Directors for terms that will begin January 1, 2023.   “Pharmacist certification is driven by health care professionals who have a finger on the pulse and who… Continue Reading BPS Announces Reappointments to Board of Director Members for 2023

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BPS Announces JPS Health Network Clinical Pharmacy Department and Elizabeth Farrington as Recipients of the 2023 Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Award

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announced the Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna award winners in the patient care organization and individual categories. JPS Health Network Clinical Pharmacy Department in Fort Worth, TX has been named the 2023 recipient of the Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Award in the organization category. For the… Continue Reading BPS Announces JPS Health Network Clinical Pharmacy Department and Elizabeth Farrington as Recipients of the 2023 Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Award

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September/October 2022 BPS Certification and Recertification Examination Results

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS), the premier post-licensure certification organization serving the pharmacy profession, announced the results of the 2022 September/October certification and recertification examination administration window.   In this administration window, a total of 2,757 out of 4,272 examinees were successful in one of thirteen certification examinations or nine recertification examinations.… Continue Reading September/October 2022 BPS Certification and Recertification Examination Results

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BPS Updates Application Process for Candidates in Australia, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore Beginning January 2023

BPS Updates Application Process for Candidates in Australia, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore Beginning January 2023 A formal process for review of countries with public databases which verify active license or registration is now established Original Publish Date: December 2, 2022; Last Updated: January 3, 2023   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announced… Continue Reading BPS Updates Application Process for Candidates in Australia, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore Beginning January 2023

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BPS To Begin Pharmacoinformatics Job Analysis Panel in 2023

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) reviewed a preliminary request to consider a new specialty in informatics pharmacy practice and recently approved a job analysis (also known as role delineation study) to take place in 2023. BPS is seeking to appoint a panel of 15 to 20 subject matter experts in pharmacoinformatics to… Continue Reading BPS To Begin Pharmacoinformatics Job Analysis Panel in 2023

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First Administration of the Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Certification Examination Announced for 2023

First Administration of the Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Certification Examination Announced for 2023 Registration for the certification examination opens in January of 2023   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to announce the first examination in the Emergency Medicine Pharmacy specialty area will begin in 2023. Registration for the certification examination will… Continue Reading First Administration of the Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Certification Examination Announced for 2023

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2022-2023 Post-Graduate Year 2 Pharmacy Residency Research Seed Grants Announced

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is proud to announce the recipients of the fifth annual Post-Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) Pharmacy Residency Research Seed Grants as Amanda Charlton, PharmD, and Timothy Jones, PharmD. This program offers up to two $5,000 seed grants to PGY2 pharmacy residents who design projects that evaluate the impact of pharmacist board certification on medication-related outcomes for… Continue Reading 2022-2023 Post-Graduate Year 2 Pharmacy Residency Research Seed Grants Announced

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BPS Seeks Psychiatric Pharmacists to Serve on 2023 Psychiatric Pharmacy Specialty Council

BPS Seeks Board-Certified Psychiatric Pharmacists to Serve on 2023 Psychiatric Pharmacy Specialty Council A Minimum of One, Maximum of Three, Positions Available   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) opens applications for board-certified psychiatric pharmacists (BCPP) to serve on the BPS Psychiatric Pharmacy Specialty Council. The application window closes Wednesday, November 16, 2022.… Continue Reading BPS Seeks Psychiatric Pharmacists to Serve on 2023 Psychiatric Pharmacy Specialty Council

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BPS Board-Certified Nuclear Pharmacist Certification Gains Continued Recognition by United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) certification for board-certified nuclear pharmacists (BCNP) gained continued recognition by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The NRC determined that the BCNP credential continues to satisfy requirements for authorized nuclear pharmacists under NRC Regulations Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 35.55. The BCNP credential was… Continue Reading BPS Board-Certified Nuclear Pharmacist Certification Gains Continued Recognition by United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

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