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...
Kathie Tam, a fourth-year U of A pharmacy student, is surveying Alberta pharmacists on their attitudes toward Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and complementary and alternative medicines (CAM).
Click here to take the survey...
Offered through a partnership between Practice Development and the Alberta College of Pharmacists.
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Registration deadline: August 10, 2011
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...
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
The Triplicate Prescription Program (TPP) rules for handling deferred triplicate prescriptions have not changed despite any reports or information inadvertently communicated by the TPP to the contrary.
A pharmacist must log or...
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/.
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...