Medication History Certificate

The Medication History Certificate is a great way to show your understanding of best practices and SOPs for conducting timely, accurate medication histories.

Demonstrate Your Advanced Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


After earning this certificate, you will show your expertise in:

  • the process of conducting medication histories
  • the medication reconciliation process
  • medication adherence and non-adherence
  • patiet safety measures

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must be an active CPhT (through either NHA or PTCB) and meet one of the following eligibility requirements to sit for this exam:

      Option 1. Completion of a BPTS-Recognized Training Program for Medication History, OR

      Option 2. A minimum of 1 year or 1,000 hours of supervised pharmacy experience related to medication histories.

Recognized Training Programs

The following are BPTS-Recognized training programs for the Medication History Certificate Exam:

Additional training programs will be added upon recognition.
*Training providers interested in submitting a program for recognition – click here.

Exam Fee

The exam fee for the Medication History Certificate is $49.
This fee includes one complimentary retake, if required.

How to Apply

To apply for the Medication History Certificate Exam – click here or check out our special launch bundles with courses + exams – here.

Exam Details

The Medication History Certificate Exam is a computer-based exam comprised of 60 multiple choice questions.
Candidates will have 90 minutes to complete the exam and survey.

The exam can be taken at your preferred location, such as at home, and is available online, 24/7.

As a part of the registration process, you will have the opportunity to indicate your need for ADA exam accommodations.
After registration is completed, you will receive an email with instructions on how to complete and submit your request for accommodations.

Taking Your Exam

Instructions will be sent to candidates after applications are reviewed and approved.

Earning Your Certificate & Badge

After passing the exam, you will receive a digital badge and certificate through Credly. This will allow you to print a copy of your certificate and display your digital badge on your resume, your social accounts (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter) or even as part of your email signature.


The Medication History Certificate does not require renewal.