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AACP American Academy of Colleges of Pharmacy

ACCP American College of Clinical Pharmacy

ACPE Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

AMCP Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

APhA American Pharmacists Association

APPE Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences

ASHP American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

ASHP COC or COC ASHP Commission on Credentialing

ASHP MCM ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting

CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CPRP Community pharmacy residency programs

DUE Drug-use evaluations

ED Emergency department

FDA Food and Drug Administration

GMAT Graduate Management Admission Test

GPA Grade point average

GRE Graduate Record Exam

ICU Intensive care unit

IPPE Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences

IRB Institutional Review Board

MBA Masters of Business Administration

MHA Masters of Health Care Administration

MPH Masters of Public Health

MS Masters of Science

MSCR Masters of Science, Clinical Research or Clinical and Translational Research

MTM Medication Therapy Management

NCPA National Community Pharmacists Association

NMS National Matching Service

P&T Pharmacy and Therapeutics (referring to P&T committee)

PEOR Pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research

PGY-1 Postgraduate Year One (reference to pharmacy residency)

PGY-2 Postgraduate Year Two (reference to pharmacy specialty residency)

PhD Doctor of Philosophy

PhORCAS Pharmacy Residency Online Centralized Application Service

PHS U.S. Public Health Service

PNParenteral nutrition

PPS Personnel placement service

PRN Practice and Research Network

RPD Residency program director

SCCM Society of Critical Care Medicine

VA or VAMC Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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