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News

Centennial magazine arriving soon

October 18, 2011

The shipping of centennial magazines has begun!

Each pharmacy should receive a shipment of magazines by Oct. 28. McKesson is generously delivering the magazines at no charge. Magazines will also be distributed through AHS facilities and PCNs around the province.

Please display the magazines prominently...

Hey, did you hear the radio ad about…

October 18, 2011

The sixth wave of ACP’s public awareness campaign began yesterday. Over the next four weeks, radio, newspaper, online and clinic TV ads will make Albertans more aware of ACP’s role and will reassure them that pharmacy practice in Alberta is safe and ethical.

Note to pharmacy licensees: The ACP logo...

Recognize excellence!

October 18, 2011

It’s time to put pen to paper - or fingers to keyboards - and get those APEX Award nominations in.

Recognizing pharmacy professionals through the APEX Awards helps identify role models, celebrate great patient care, and raise the profile of pharmacy in Alberta. Consider nominating a colleague for one of the following awards.

There are seven...

Boot up your skills

October 4, 2011

The Practice Skills: Boot camp course has been designed to help you boost your patient assessment and documentation skills. It runs from the end of Oct. 2011 to the beginning of Jan. 2012 and includes a one-and-a-half day workshop (Nov. 4 and 5, 2011) and two assignments.

Registration Deadline: Oct. 7, 2011
Click here for course details

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Centennial magazine arriving soon

October 4, 2011

A collector-worthy publication highlighting Alberta pharmacy achievements over the last century will soon be arriving on your pharmacy doorstep.

The magazine will help your patients learn about the profession’s rich past, celebrate our present milestone, and look forward to the future of pharmacy in Alberta.

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FluMist®: Guidelines for administration

October 4, 2011

FluMist, a Schedule 2 product, may be administered by pharmacists in Alberta who are competent to do so.

What does “competent to do so” mean? As with any aspect of pharmacy practice, you must always use your professional judgement, only practice within your personal competencies and practice...