Pharmacotherapy Board Recertification Activities

ASHP supports the recertification requirements of Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists while simultaneously meeting their need for continuous professional development.

3-Year Recertification Plan

For just $12 per month ($24 Non-member) you will have access to our entire online catalog of pharmacotherapy pharmacy specialty recertification products for a 3-year cycle.

Pharmacotherapy Recertification Course (LIVE)

This unique course provides an interactive discussion of the domains covered in the pharmacotherapy specialty. Content is delivered using a case-based format with emphasis on the thought processes needed to solve complex patient care problems in therapeutic areas.

2025 Information Coming Soon

Pharmacotherapy Recertification Course + Recertification Assessment (ONLINE)

The online course + recertification assessment is delivered using an interactive, case-based format and covers real-life patient scenarios. Customize your learning by participating in one or more lectures.


Intensive Studies (LIVE)

Intensive Studies will be presented virtually during the Midyear Clinical Meeting. If you are board certified, you must purchase the package(s) for your specialty in order to receive the recertification assessment and claim the recertification credit. Your package includes the recorded online sessions and the recertification assessments. 


Intensive Study Package (ONLINE)

Based off the sessions held at The Midyear, these studies provide 3 to 6 hours of recertification credit through a high-level, interactive debate and discussion on contemporary and emerging issues in pharmacotherapy.


Literature Study Modules (ONLINE)

An online program that provides Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Pharmacists (BCPS) with material on contemporary topics related to the five domains delineated by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) on pharmacotherapy pharmacy.   

Module 2 (2023): Pain, Guideline Updates, New Drugs and Therapeutic Updates

Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) guidelines for recertification by education.

Multi-certified? View ASHP activities that provide multi-recertification credit.


ASHP is approved by BPS as a provider for the recertification of BCPS.


Download the 2024 Launch Calendar

ASHP Pharmacotherapy Specialty Recertification Activities Maximum BPS/ACPE
Credit Hours
Format Recertification Assessment
Release Date
Recertification Assessment
Expiration Date
Intensive Studies—Enduring 6 Online Feb. 1, 2023 Jan. 30, 2024
Literature Study—Module 2 15 Online Oct. 18, 2023 Jul. 16, 2024
Recertification Course Package
31 Online Feb. 7, 2024 Feb. 4, 2025
Intensive Studies—Enduring 6 Online Feb.7, 2024 Feb 4, 2025
Literature Study 20 Online  Jul. 17, 2024 Jul. 15, 2025
Recertification Course – Live

Live -Midyear Clinical Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana

Dec. 7, 2024 Dec. 8, 2024
2024 Intensive Studies – Live
6 Live -Midyear Clinical Meeting 
New Orleans, Louisiana
Dec. 8, 2024
Dec. 12, 2024