Available Until 8/2/2026

Roadmap to Pursuing Pharmacist Board Certification

ACPE Activity Number: NONE
Release Date:  6/8/2023
Expiration Date: 6/8/2026 
CE Credits:  NONE
Activity Fee: Member – Free / Non-Member – Not Available 

There is no CE available with this activity.

Activity Overview 

This webinar, hosted by ASHP and the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS), will provide an overview of board certification opportunities for pharmacy practitioners, including the value of board certification and eligibility requirements. Speakers will share items to consider when pursuing certification, tools to help you prepare for the exam, and information for maintaining your certification.     

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education with Commendation.

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of health system and community pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.  

After completing this activity, the learner should be able to…

  • Explain the value and benefits of obtaining board certification.
  • Describe requirements for pursuing and maintaining board certification.
  • Identify ASHP preparatory and recertification resources for BPS board certification.  

  • Introduction and Announcements 

  • Presentation  

  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion 

Ellie LaNou, PharmD, BCPS
Director, Professional Affairs
Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Washington, DC

Kristi Hofer, PharmD
Senior Director, Scientific Projects, Educational Programs
Office of Professional Development and Publishing
Bethesda, MD 


Karen Abboud, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Clinical Specialist – Hematology/Oncology
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX

In accordance with our accreditor’s Standards of Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ASHP requires that all individuals in control of content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if they have had a financial relationship with an ineligible company in any dollar amount in the past 24 months and the educational content that the individual controls is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company. 

An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The presence or absence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. 

  • No one in control of the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship (RFR) with an ineligible company. 

This activity consists of recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. 

There is no CE associated with this activity.