You can find our resources for the BCPS exam right here. “Initial board certification examination outcome (i.e., pass or fail) was assessed for a total of 15,171 candidates from Fall 2015 to Fall 2018. In 2018, there was over 1,300 that did not pass. BCPS FAQ #2: Can I Retake the BCPS Exam if I fail? With historic pass rates in the 60-65% range, there are literally over 1,000 pharmacists each year who don’t pass the first time. I don't think I heard anything about an average score. I expect that number to grow as the number of applicants grows. I find it's extremely difficult to pass if you … Absolutely. Episode 268: How to study for and pass BCPS or any Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties exam February 12, 2018 by Pharmacy Joe 4 Comments In this episode, I’ll share a method for studying and passing the BCPS or any Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties exam. Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist (BCPPS) 100 of 172 (58%) candidates Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) 1,337 of 2,071 (65%) candidates Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP) 71 of 121 (59%) candidates Just wanted to ask 2 things. Even some of my friends who have worked inpatient for many years, still failed the exam when they didn't study/prep enough. I get asked all the time about the Pharmacist Board Certification pass rates and coupled with that, how hard are the exams. Anyone else feel the same? I feel like I forgot so much from school (including MOA, monitoring, etc). In 2018, the overall pass rate for the Pharmacotherapy examination was 65%. The pass rate for first-time test takers in Fall 2016 was like 60%. Pretty sure passing is always 500, scaled. 2017 Pharmacist Board Certification Pass Rates – How Hard is BCPS, BCACP, BCGP, etc. Authored By: Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCPS-AQ ID & Tristan T. Timbrook, Pharm.D, MBA, BCPS … One. Pass rates for this exam are close to 70% but not quite there yet. Date August 30, 2017 Author By Eric Christianson Category Uncategorized. Consistently, those with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree or who had completed a residency program had a higher pass rate each year than those with a Bachelor of Science degree or no residency, respectively. Hey everyone, I’m a pharmacy resident. For pharmacists looking to become a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist, it is essential to study statistics in preparation for the exam. A brief breakdown of recent pass rates for pharmacist board certification exams like BCPS (pharmacotherapy), BCACP (ambulatory care), and BCGP (geriatrics) While that answer definitely depends upon your expected career trajectory, the BCPS certification is likely the broadest and most transferable to any pharmacist position. Bcps, on the other hand focuses more advanced, analytical thinking in order to pass. It’s not like I memorized to pass either, at the time I did understand concepts, but now I feel like I forgot basic info. Spring 2019 BCPS pass rate was 69%. In this article two pharmacists who have passed the BCPS exam and have significant research experience provide a BCPS statistics review for pharmacists.