Pictograms are a useful tool to communicate health information to people with language barriers or limited health literacy levels. The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), in collaboration with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and Algonquin College in Ottawa, has developed a series of pictograms that describe common side e...
The seasonal influenza section of ACP’s website has been updated and now includes links to new AHS resources, including their new monthly Influenza Immunization newsletter.
President Anjli Acharya, Past President Donna Galvin and Registrar Greg Eberhart will be visiting some pharmacies in north-western Alberta in early August. ACP’s council is committed to engaging with registrants, and this is just one of the ways we will be collecting your views. We loo...
ACP needs pharmacists to assess Professional Portfolios.
- Two-day training workshop in Edmonton in mid- to late-September, and
- Optional assessment of portfolios remotely at your home via a secure online process.
We are looking for pharmacists who are...
Effective August 1, 2011
Tapentadol (trade name: Nucynta®) will be added to the Triplicate Prescription Program (TPP) Medication List on August 1, 2011.
Revised TPP Medication List
What is tapentadol?
Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (Edmonton)
This individual will have oversight and teaching responsibilities in the Clinical Skills Labs and will also serve as Director of Assessment. Applications will be reviewed beginning July 15, 2011. For details, go to http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A105514261/.
This Practice Development course focuses on helping you to integrate laboratory values in the management of your patients’ medication. It runs from the end of August to the end of November, 2011 and includes a one day workshop (September 30...
The study guide for the Pharmacy Technician Ethics and Jurisprudence exam is now available on our website. To challenge this exam candidates must be a registrant on the provisional pharmacy technician register. Visit the technician registration page for more information about the registration process. Exam booking openin...
If you have received notice of an upcoming pharmacy practice and operations assessment, there are a few simple steps you should follow to make the process easier and more beneficial for you and your staff.
The new council of the Alberta College of Pharmacists began their term on July 1. Learn more about council members by visiting the About ACP/Council/Current Council section of our website.
To relive that great May weekend – or see what you missed – check out the photos from the Centennial Conference on the centennial website.
To accommodate the regulation of pharmacy technicians which came into effect on July 1, 2011, ACP introduced the Standards of Practice for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians and Standards for the Operation of Licensed Pharmacies.
Standards of Practice for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Summary of changes from 2007 stand...