Activity Dates: 09/19/2018 - 03/19/2019This recertification course is closed. Check the availability of the latest recertification products.
This self-study activity serves as an educational tool for pharmacists seeking Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP) Recertification credit and other pharmacists and healthcare providers seeking advanced education in patient and disease state management in the field of psychiatric pharmacy.
Releasing September 19, 2018, this application-based BCPP Recertification product provides the opportunity to study a complex psychiatric schizophrenia case comorbid with a medical diagnosis and associated complex medication regimen. The 2018 case is focused on schizophrenia with participants following one patient through several encounters over a period of time. The activity design allows for the opportunity to apply evidence-based pharmacological and/or nonpharmacological treatment strategies and monitoring recommendations specific to patient needs and their pertinent medical, psychosocial, family, cultural and socioeconomic issues. Instructional webinars and a comprehensive, referenced key extends the value of the activity long after completion.
The From Theory to Practice Case Series includes electronic access to:
IMPORTANT NOTE: Since this product involves progression through a patient case over a period of time, it is highly recommended by the Editorial Board and past users, that you carve out 5 hours for the course and complete all in 1 sitting.
To satisfactorily complete the From Theory to Practice Case and receive 5 hours of BCPP Recertification and ACPE credit, candidates must meet the following requirements:
You will proceed through the following steps to satisfactorily complete this course:
Your ACPE credit will be submitted directly to CPE Monitor within 48 hours of completion of the examination with a score of 70% or greater (and an evaluation form) as long as you have provided the relevant information in your profile. BCPP Recertification credit is earned and reported for the calendar year in which the examination is successfully completed (2018 or 2019). If you complete the examination in 2018, you will be notified of your BCPP Recertification credit status and any credit will be reported to BPS by January 31, 2019. If you complete the examination in 2018, you will be notified of your BCPP Recertification credit status within 4 weeks of the closing of the activity when the credit is reported to BPS. All participants will gain access to their final grade and the exam results once the final 2019 results are provided to BPS.
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Sarah Popish, PharmD, BCPPView biographical information and disclosures
The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The From Theory to Practice Case Series product is an application-based program approved for 5 ACPE hours. To receive ACPE credit, pharmacists completing this programming are required to complete an evaluation of the course as well as pass an online examination.
Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacists (BCPPs) may also receive 5 hours of BCPP Recertification Credit for the From Theory to Practice Case Series upon successful completion of an online examination. BCPP Recertification credit is earned and reported within the year the assessment is successfully completed.
CPNP will report credits earned into CPE Monitor after the official exam review and cut-off score determination occurs. ACPE transcripts reflecting CPE Monitor reporting are available at cpnp.org/mycpnp/transcript/acpe. You can access your BCPP Recertification transcript at cpnp.org/bcpp/transcript. This user-friendly transcript provides real-time access to a listing of the BCPP Recertification programming you have successfully completed in your current 7-year cycle along with your BCPP number and links to other BCPP Recertification resources.
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