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AAPP is proud to be the sole provider of preparatory and recertification products for the Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist. AAPP works hard to bring you the highest quality products possible, allowing for fifty-five hours of content available annually. You can learn more and register online today.

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. 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.

2023 Details:

  • BCPPs recertifying via continuing education can use the Review Course a maximum of twice, in non-consecutive years, for recertification credit during their 7-year recertification cycle.
  • Format: Self-study. The book is mailed via USPS (additional shipping fees apply) with e-book hosted in VitalSource Bookshelf. A digital-only option is available for those seeking the e-book option only.
  • Credit: 20 hours of ACPE and BCPP Recertification credit for recertifiers
  • Release Date for 2023 Examination: January 5, 2023
  • Examination Deadline: September 28, 2023

Literature Analysis

This programming involves review and analysis of current literature.
2023 Details:
  • Format: Self-study with PDFs of selected literature
  • Credit: 10 hours of ACPE and BCPP Recertification credit
  • Release Date: February 23. 2023
  • Examination Deadline: November 30, 2023

Clinical Application Series

Five hours of live recertification approved programming is presented and recorded on-site at the 2023 AAPP Annual Meeting. Registrants can choose to attend programming live on-site or complete the programming as a self-study component online.

2023 Details:

  • Format: Live at AAPP Annual Meeting (April 16-19, 2023 in Atlanta, GA) or via self-study through access to recorded versions of the live presentations. Participants in Atlanta must also be registered for the Annual Meeting.
  • Credit: 5 hours of ACPE and BCPP Recertification credit
  • Release Date (for live programming): April 16, 2023
  • Release Date (for online access): May 2023
  • Examination Deadline: October 16, 2023

From Theory to Practice Case Series

This recertification product provides the opportunity to study a complex psychiatric case comorbid with a medical diagnosis and associated complex medication regimen. Focused on the topic of bipolar disorder in 2023, participants will follow one patient through several encounters and have the opportunity to apply evidence-based pharmacological and/or nonpharmacological treatment strategies and monitoring recommendations speciļ¬c to patient needs and their pertinent history. Instructional webinars extend the value of the activity long after completion.

2023 Details:

  • Release Date: September 28, 2023
  • Examination Deadline: March 28, 2024

2023 Summit

This recertification product focuses on emerging areas of practice and contemporary issues in psychiatric pharmacy. The 2023 Summit concentrates on the integration of primary care and mental health. The goal is for participants to leave with knowledge and tools to apply in primary care and mental health practice settings as they provide comprehensive care to those living with mental health disorders.

2023 Details:

  • Release Date: October 12, 2023
  • Examination Deadline: July 12, 2024

Psychopharmacology Pearls

This recertification product consists of four clinical review articles focused on single disorders, or on one or more distinct aspects of a single psychiatric, neurologic, or substance use disorder. Authored by leading experts in the field and hosted in AAPP’s peer-reviewed journal, The Mental Health Clinician (MHC), these practical learning tools will offer therapeutic advice based on both evidence and longstanding clinical experience. These resource rich monographs will be fully referenced and highlight both the evidence base available and also controversial areas of clinical care to showcase strategies of clinical decision-making used by expert clinicians.

2023 Details:

  • Release Date: December 5, 2023
  • Examination Deadline: June 5, 2024
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