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IPG Mentor/Preceptor Training

December 22, 2009

With the growing prominence of International Pharmacy Graduates (IPGs) in the Canadian pharmacy workforce, the importance of mentors, preceptors and experieintail education has grown. Enhance your capacity, increase your confidence, and gather knowledge and skills necessary to enhance the experiential education of IPGs.

When: 9:30 a...

New classes for the New Year

December 22, 2009

Get 2010 off to a great start by signing up for one of the great professional development events available in this province. 

Consider enrolling in one of the Practice Development classes. Their leading edge programs provide you with more confidence using your skills. The courses are accessible and appealing to all learning styles, practice settings...

Congrats to online tech renewal winner

December 22, 2009

Congratulations to Calgary technician Cynthia Taddeo! She renewed her technician registration online and won the value of her 2010 fees!

Originally published in the December 22, 2009, issue of The Link

PEBC to pilot Technician Qualifying Examination in Edmonton

December 22, 2009

The Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) will be conducting a pilot of the Qualifying Examination for pharmacy technicians in Edmonton on March 20 & 21, 2010. The exam will consist of two parts: a Multiple Choice Examination (MCQ) and an Objective Struc...

Happy holidays

December 22, 2009

Best wishes from ACP staff to you for a happy, healthy holiday season and New Year.

Note: The ACP office will be closed between 1 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 24, 2009 and 8 a.m., Mon., Jan. 4, 2010.

Reminder: Permission needed to store records off site

December 1, 2009

Amendments to the Pharmacy and Drug Regulation brought a new off-site record keeping requirement for all pharmacies.

Section 12(3):

Required records must be maintained at the pharmacy unless the licensee has applied to the registrar in writing to store them at...

Took immunization course before Dec. 31, 2008?

December 1, 2009

All pharmacists who successfully completed an approved training program prior to Dec. 31, 2008 have until Dec. 31, 2009 to apply for authorization.

Pharmacists seeking authorization to administer drugs by injection must apply to the college within one year of successf...