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Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist

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


Psychiatric pharmacy addresses the pharmaceutical care of patients with psychiatric-related illnesses. As a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team, the psychiatric pharmacy specialist is often responsible for optimizing drug treatment and patient care by conducting such activities as monitoring patient response, patient assessment, recognizing drug-induced problems, and recommending appropriate treatment plans. Those who are granted certification in this specialty may use the designation Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist and the initials BCPP, as long as certification is valid.

Board Certified Psychiatric 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

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

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.

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