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CPNP is pleased to once again be offering three (3) products for the BCPP recertifier:

  1. The Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Review Course
  2. The BCPP Literature Analysis
  3. The BCPP Live/Self-Study Program

Registration is live with key highlights of each product available below.

Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Review Course

As a recertification product, the goal of the Review Course is to assist the practitioner in developing and maintaining contemporary knowledge and skills at the psychiatric pharmacy specialty level. The Review Course is not designed to develop more in-depth “subspecialty” knowledge. Course content is structured to provide a comprehensive review of the three psychiatric pharmacy domains specified by the Specialty Council in the current edition of the BPS Candidate’s Guide. Inclusion of the Review Course as part of the recertification program is critical in ensuring the BCPP has systematically reviewed and assessed his/her core knowledge in the psychiatric specialty practice.

Special Notes:

  • BCPPs recertifying via continuing education are required to complete the Review Course a minimum of once during their 7-year recertification cycle.
  • BCPPs recertifying via continuing education can use the Review Course a maximum of twice for recertification credit during their 7-year recertification cycle.
  • The Review Course is revised and released every other year on the even year (2016, 2018...). Given this revision cycle, individuals cannot repeat the current edition of the Review Course for BCPP Recertification or ACPE credit.

2016 Details:

  • Format: Self-study
  • Credit: Approved for 20 contact hours of ACPE and BCPP Recertification credit for recertifiers
  • Release Date for 2016 Examination: January 13, 2016
  • Examination Deadline: July 13, 2016
  • Continuing Education Credit: ACPE credit is reported to CPE Monitor at nabp.net within 30 days after the examination deadline. BCPP recertification credit is reported in August 2016.

BCPP Literature Analysis

This programming involves review and analysis of current literature.

2016 Details:

  • Format: Self-study
  • Credit: Approved for 10 contact hours of ACPE and BCPP Recertification credit
  • Release Date: March 9, 2016
  • Examination Deadline: September 8, 2016
  • Continuing Education Credit: ACPE credit is reported to CPE Monitor at nabp.net within 30 days after the examination deadline. BCPP recertification credit is reported in October 2016.

BCPP Live/Self-Study Programming

Five hours of live recertification approved programming is presented and recorded onsite at the 2016 CPNP Annual Meeting. Registrants can choose to attend programming live on-site or complete the programming as a self-study component accessing speaker presentations and audio online at cpnp.org/mycpnp.

2016 Details:

  • Format: Live at CPNP Annual Meeting (April 17-20, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) or via self-study
  • Credit: Approved for 5 contact hours of ACPE and BCPP Recertification credit
  • Release Date: April 17, 2016 for live programming
  • Release Date: May 18, 2016 for online self-study programming
  • Examination Deadline: October 17, 2016
  • Continuing Education Credit: ACPE credit is reported to CPE Monitor at nabp.net within 30 days after the examination deadline. BCPP recertification credit is reported in November 2016.

 

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