To renew your CPhT Certification, PTCB requires that you:
Complete 20 continuing education (CE) hours containing subject matter listed within the PTCE content outline, including:
- 1 hour specifically in the subject of pharmacy law.
CE programs from ACPE-accredited providers: Pharmacy law is indicated by the ‘03’ ACPE topic designator in the CE activity universal activity number (UAN) (for example 0123-0123-12-123-H03-T).
- 1 hour specifically in the subject of patient safety.
CE programs from ACPE-accredited providers: Patient safety is indicated by the ‘05’ ACPE topic designator in the CE activity UAN (for example 0123-0123-12-123-H05-T).
- If CE activities are completed from ACPE-accredited providers, PTCB requires a minimum of 15 T-specific CE hours and accepts a maximum of 5 P-specific CE hours for applications submitted on or after September 1, 2020.
CE activities must be completed within your current 2-year recertification cycle.
Applying for Recertification
To begin the application process, go to PTCB Account > Manage My CPhT Certification section > Apply for CPhT Recertification link.
A link to submit your application for recertification will show on your PTCB Account homepage beginning 60 days prior to your certification expiration date.
The recertification application fee is $49 if the application is submitted by the application deadline. To avoid the $25 late processing fee, submit your application on or before your application deadline, at least 30 days before your certification expiration date.