Online voting is available now for eligible voters in the 2023 ACP Council election. Click here for details.


DUE Quarterly readership survey

April 19, 2011

The Alberta College of Pharmacists and the Alberta Medical Association are conducting a DUE Quarterly readership survey to assess:

  • whether the newsletter is meeting the needs of physicians and pharmacists
  • whether the two organizations will continue publishing DUE Quarterly



It's time to renew with ACP

April 19, 2011

To access your online renewal, from the ACP website homepage, select Registrant profile login, log on and select the Renewal tab. Follow the tabs under Renewal for each step of the renewal process.

Pharmacy renewal forms have been mailed. Pharmacy renewals are due back by Ju...

Pharmacist ordering of lab tests is a go

April 19, 2011

Effective immediately, all community pharmacists with a PRAC ID may register to order lab tests.

Pharmacists employed by Alberta Health Services will receive instructions from AHS Pharmacy Services on how to register and order lab tests in the near future.



Council election results

April 19, 2011

Voting for council elections in Districts 2, 3, and 5 closed on April 14 and the results are in.



Centennial conference early bird deadline TOMORROW

April 19, 2011

Tomorrow, April 20, is your last chance to take advantage of discounted registration rates for the historic Pharmacy Centennial conference in Jasper (May 20 and 21). ACP, RxA, and the Centennial Committee are putting together great events, education and entertainment. Don’t miss...

Opinions running neck and neck

April 5, 2011

In the cover article of the Mar/Apr acpnews, Brett Edwards, a third-year U of A pharmacy student, shared his views of pharmacist uptake of prescribing and injecting authority. We asked if you shared Brett’s views and, so far, opinion is split 50/50.

We’ll be sharing some reader feedback in the May issue of acpnews. Add your voice b...

The New Health Information Act: How Will it Impact Me?

April 5, 2011

May 4, 2011
Ranchmen’s Club, 710-13 Avenue SW, Calgary 
8:30 - 12:00
Cost: $250 + GST

Cenera’s half-day seminar will outline the basic elements of the Health Information Act and will focus on areas in the Act that introduce new or different compliance req...

Council elections now open

April 5, 2011
Pharmacists in Districts 2 (Southern Alberta), 3 (Edmonton), and 5 (Calgary) have the opportunity to decide who will represent those districts on ACP council. The election is being conducted completely online. 
To learn about candidates in your area and vote, go to
Please direct any election questio...

New online competence assessment tutorial

April 5, 2011

ACP is pleased to announce the launch of a new resource – an online tutorial on the RxCEL Competence Assessment Program. The tutorial is based on the Competence Assessment Handbook.