The National Board of Medication Therapy Management (NBMTM) is an autonomous, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to safeguard public health by evaluating and certifying pharmacists who fulfill the stipulated educational, training, and professional prerequisites, and exhibit a comprehensive understanding and proficiency in medication therapy management (MTM).
The NBMTM has instituted an extensive assessment procedure and perpetually introduces initiatives to elevate the benchmarks of its certification programs.
To develop its standards and guidance, the NBMTM collaborates with a diverse array of stakeholders, encompassing patients, pharmacists, employers, vendors, and academicians, ensuring a comprehensive and well-rounded approach to the field of medication therapy management.
We have four core organizational values:
- Excellence: We are committed to excellence within the profession and continued quality improvement within the practice of MTM.
- Fairness: We encourage impartiality and just treatment of those within the pharmacy community and within the public at large.
- Transparency: We strive to be open and transparent within the pharmacy community as well as with others within our profession and the medical community at large.
- Collaboration: We encourage communication with those stakeholders within the pharmacy community as we are a listening and learning organization.
These values form the basis on which the NBMTM operates.
Each of our actions demonstrates our character and beliefs. Each member of our organization acts in a way that is consistent with our values principles.
The National Board of Medication Therapy Management will create, promote, and sustain a culture in which the highest quality patient care is provided by pharmacists who attain and maintain certification in medication therapy management.
Our responsibilities include the following:
- Development of minimum requirements for board certification to be used.
- Approval of certification of qualified candidates for board certification.
- Development, implementation, and revision of policies and procedures related to board certification process.
The NBMTM does not:
- License pharmacists, which is a function of the state boards of pharmacy.
- Have responsibility for pharmacy employment.
- Make decisions regarding MTM pharmacist workforce.
- Provide continuing education courses or other pharmacy training.