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Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist
2215 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington
DC 20037-2985


Nuclear Pharmacy seeks to improve and promote the public health through the safe and effective use of radioactive drugs for diagnosis and therapy. A nuclear pharmacist, as a member of the nuclear medicine team, specializes in the procurement, compounding, quality control testing, dispensing, distribution, and monitoring of radiopharmaceuticals. In addition, the nuclear pharmacist provides consultation regarding health and safety issues, as well as the use of non-radioactive drugs and patient care. Those who are granted certification in this specialty may use the designation Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist and the initials BCNP, as long as certification is valid.

Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist Website


Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 7 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

This certification is accredited by NCCA.
Read more about NCCA.

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
Read more about military occupations..

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