Professional Competency Certification (PCC) applied to those Pharmacists, who are rigorously assessed for and found competent to assist patients with disabling conditions of limbs and spine or with partial or total absence of limb by fitting and preparing orthopedic braces or prostheses.
Applicants who have completed following:
An approved “Bachelor Degree” of Pharmacy and have completed six month clinical internship.
Two years paid job Experience in respective domain after completing Internship.
1. Candidacy Criteria
2. Application Process
4. PCCS Certification Test
A candidate is required to complete online “Pretest” assessment questionnaire within Five days after completing Application process.
PCCS Certification Test
PCCS certification will be administered as computer based online test at approved test centers. Candidate will be required to complete All Test and respond all MCQ type questions in time allowed. Passing score required for the “PCC” 75%. Venue, Schedule, Login and Password will be emailed to each candidate seven days prior to the test date. Candidates will be required to bring original National ID card and exam slip with them coming to venue as a permission to appear in the CERTIFICATION exam.
Validity tenure of initial certification is five-year, renewable for next five years which require practice as prescribed in an approved Certification Scheme. A certified Pharmacist will be required to complete minimum 100 Credit of CME / CPD as one hour CME is equal to one hour of face to face interaction, shall remain in Good Standing of national registration body and follow PCCS Code of Conduct to maintain “PCC” status. These are general requirements for recertification.
“Advanced Board of Pharmacists” Scheme of assessment is also in process to meet more complex challenges of future in the specialized areas. Hopefully, upon completion of one Certification tenure of “PCC” a Certified Pharmacists will also find a pathway to become Diplomat in Advanced Board of Pharmacists “Specialization”.