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Register now for your free copy of Bugs and Drugs

January 24, 2012

An updated version of the Bugs and Drugs handbook is scheduled for release in August. You can receive it either in hardcopy or as an iPhone app. Alberta Health and Wellness will provide the handbook at no cost to every pharmacist in Alberta, and ACP has agreed to manage and pay for distribution...

3 steps to streamlining your QA program

January 24, 2012
  1. Clearly identify what happened to cause a particular incident,
  2. Determine why it happened through the use of triggering questions and visualization aids, and
  3. Find SMART solutions to prevent recurrence.

This takes too long? Easier said than done, you say? Well, not if you use The...

APEX Bowl of Hygeia nominations due Jan. 31

January 24, 2012

The deadline for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Bowl of Hygeia nominations has been extended until January 31, 2012.

Do you know a pharmacist who has compiled an outstanding record of community service? Recognize their good work by nominating them today!

Originally published in the January...

What is a resolution and why might you want to make one?

January 10, 2012

No, we’re not talking about New Year’s resolutions; we mean resolutions to be considered at ACP’s annual general meeting in May.

Resolutions are practice change ideas proposed by ACP registrants and voted on at the AGM (May 24 this year). All resolutions carried at the...

FASD and the Law

January 10, 2012

Free lecture
Monday, January 16, 2012
4:00-7:30 PM (dinner will be served)
Maple Leaf Room, Lister Conference Centre, U of A

There is no registration fee for this event. However, to assist in planning, please RSVP to: hli@law.ualberta.ca

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an umbrella term used to describe a variety of cognitive, behavioural and...

5 signs you may be an ideal candidate for ACP Council

January 10, 2012

You may be an ideal candidate for ACP Council if you:

  1. are motivated to advance public safety;
  2. want a hands-on role in advancing pharmacy practice in Alberta;
  3. model safe, effective, responsible pharmacy practice;
  4. have demonstrated leadership...

Schedule change for large packages of ibuprofen

January 10, 2012

Effective Feb. 17, 2012, ibuprofen and its salts containing 400 mg or less per oral dosage unit when sold in package sizes exceeding 18,000 mg will move from Unscheduled status to Schedule III.

Some individuals, particularly the elderly and those who have co-morbid diseases or those with card...

Deadline for APEX Bowl of Hygeia nominations extended

January 10, 2012

The deadline for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Bowl of Hygeia nominations has been extended until January 31, 2012.

Do you know a pharmacist who has compiled an outstanding record of community service? Recognize their good work by nominating them today!

Original...

Register now to receive your free copy of Bugs and Drugs

January 10, 2012

An updated version of the Bugs and Drugs handbook is scheduled for release in August. You can receive it either in hardcopy or as an iPhone app. Alberta Health and Wellness will provide the handbook at no cost to every pharmacist in Alberta, and ACP has agreed to manage a...

Happy New Year 2012

January 10, 2012
The Alberta College of Pharmacists council and staff wish you a prosperous 2012. We look forward to working with you to deliver safe, effective, appropriate pharmacy care to Albertans.