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Overview

The National Board of Medication Therapy Management offers continuous testing throughout the year.

Before scheduling an examination appointment, you must have already:

  1. Registered with myNBMTM Portal;
  2. Met the board eligibility requirements;
  3. Received an authorization to take the examination notification.

If you have questions concerning eligibility requirements, please call NBMTM Customer Service at 202-489-0506.

Scheduling the Exam for National Board of Medication Therapy Management

The examinations offered by the NBMTM are administered by Scantron®. Scantron® is engaged in educational and occupational measurement and provides examination administration to a variety of client organizations. Scantron® assists NBMTM in the administration, scoring, and analysis of the examinations for NBMTM.

Examinations are administered by Scantron. The examination is administered by appointment only. Available dates will be indicated when scheduling your examination with Scantron. Candidates are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.

First-time test takers must create a myNBMTM account prior to schedule a test date.

Authorization Period

Once an application is approved, candidates will be authorized to schedule and take their certification exam. Notice of authorization to schedule will arrive via email and will be posted to the myNBMTM account. The authorization to take the exam is valid for one year.

Scheduling

Once an authorization to schedule is received, candidates may schedule an exam appointment online. NBMTM certification exams are administered by Scantron® internationally. Once an appointment is scheduled, a confirmation email will be sent from Scantron® within approximately 48 hours. Candidates with approved testing accommodations must call Scantron to schedule exam appointments.

Canceling & Rescheduling

Candidates must contact Scantron® to cancel or reschedule an exam appointment. However, appointments must be canceled or rescheduled at least four business days before the scheduled appointment. Candidates who fail to appear for their scheduled exam appointment will forfeit all fees.

Missed Appointments

Candidates who fail to appear for a scheduled exam appointment will forfeit all fees. Candidates may submit a withdrawal request if an emergency occurs on the day of the exam appointment that prevents a candidate from taking the test. For more information on what NBMTM considers an emergency, please see the Emergency Withdrawals section.

Withdrawing an Application

Candidates who are unable to test within the 1-year eligibility period, or simply wish to withdraw their application, may do so from within their myNBMTM Account. Candidates with scheduled exam appointments must first cancel their appointment with Scantron®. Candidates who withdraw will receive no refund.

Emergency Withdrawals

Candidates who miss their exam appointments due to an emergency may submit an emergency withdrawal request to NBMTM. Examples of what NBMTM considers an emergency include serious illness; injury; or unexpected hospitalization; death in the immediate family; serious accident; and court appearance. Candidates must submit an emergency withdrawal request form along with official documentation of the emergency. Please see the Candidate Handbook for more information about emergency withdrawals.

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