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ACP council meeting in October

September 20, 2011

ACP council is holding a council meeting in conjunction with a council development session co-facilitated by Banff Executive Leadership and the Pacific Center for Leadership in Banff Oct. 5 to 7. The council meeting agenda will be posted on the ACP website next week.

Council business meetings are open to all registrants. If you...

PEBC assessors needed for Nov. 5 OSCE

September 20, 2011

harmacist assessors are needed for the PEBC OSCE on Sat., Nov. 5 in Calgary.

Being an assessor is both personally and professionally rewarding. Assessors play an invaluable role in maintaining the integrity of the licensing process, meeting the needs of the public and upholding the standards of the profession...

Practice Skills: Boot camp

September 20, 2011

This Practice Development 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...

Seasonal influenza information updated

September 20, 2011
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.

Update your look for fall

September 20, 2011

Visits have revealed that not every pharmacy has updated their patient concerns and Code of Ethics posters.  New copies, featuring the new ACP branding, were mailed to all pharmacies this spring.

Please display the updated documents. The public awareness campaign that starts in October will feature them. Displaying the new posters will help...

Standards printing delayed

September 6, 2011

Registrants have sought clarity about drug repackaging. When council meets on Oct. 7, they will discuss ways to clarify what drug repackaging means in contrast to dispensing. Therefore, we will delay printing of the standards pending the outcome of council’s discussion.

Changes to the standards themselves are not anticipated and the ...

PEBC assessors needed for Nov. 5 OSCE

September 6, 2011

Pharmacist assessors are needed for the PEBC OSCE on Sat., Nov. 5 in Calgary.

Being an assessor is both personally and professionally rewarding. Assessors play an invaluable role in maintaining the integrity of the licensing process, meeting the needs of the public and upholding the standards of the profession....

Edmonton pharmacist wins U of A award

September 6, 2011

ACP congratulates Jeff Whissell. Jeff is receiving a U of A Alumni Honour Award on Sept. 22. The award recognizes the significant contributions made over a number of years by alumni in their local communities and beyond.

Jeff has been a champion for pharmacy as a president of ACP, through his work with AHS, and...

Methadone course coming soon

September 6, 2011

Methadone Maintenance and Treatment - Introduction to Clinical Practice
Sat., Oct. 15
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Room 134, TELUS Centre, U of A

For information and to register go to http://www.cpl.ualberta.ca/Home/Events/workshops.cfm

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