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Pharmacotherapy Specialty: Added Qualification in Cardiology

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Pharmacotherapy Specialty: Added Qualification in Cardiology
2215 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington
DC 20037-2985


With the growing complexity in pharmacologic information, there is an increased need for focused areas within established pharmacy specialties. The term, "Added Qualification," is used to denote an enhanced level of training and experience within one segment of a BPS-recognized specialty that targets specific diseases or patient populations. Currently, two Added Qualifications have been approved within the Pharmacotherapy specialty: Cardiology and Infectious Diseases.

Pharmacotherapy Specialty: Added Qualification in Cardiology 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

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