The CPNP New Practitioner Hub is for CPNP members within their first five years of practice. The goal of this Hub is to help new practitioners transition into psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy practice.
It has long been my belief that being recognized as a BPS board certified specialist pharmacist brings instant credibility and professional recognition among clinical colleagues and peers. Physicians in particular can relate to board certification, as this is a standard process in medicine. In addition, the keen sense of personal satisfaction and accomplishment that becoming BPS boarded has brought to me has made the pursuit and maintenance of BPS certification a step that has brought tremendous and immeasurable value to my career as a psychiatric pharmacist.
Read About: Making the Most of BCPP: Studying, Retesting/recertification, and Marketing Your Skills, Jerry McKee, PharmD, MS, BCPP
The “What I Wish I Knew” series of articles is a service of CPNP’s Resident and New Practitioner Committee. Articles are intended to provide advice from experts for students, residents, and new practitioners. Articles are not intended to provide in-depth disease state or pharmacotherapy information nor replace any peer-reviewed educational materials. We hope you benefit from this “field guide” discussing approaches to unique problems and situations.
Membership in the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) is one of the best ways you can learn more about the exciting, growing field of psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy. Joining is easy and a 6-month complimentary trial membership is available for you to experience all of the benefits CPNP has to offer including: