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Two ACP town hall meetings next week

October 30, 2012

Nov. 7 – High River, Heritage Inn and Convention Centre, 1104-11 Ave. SE
Nov. 8 – Calgary, Carriage House Inn, 9030 MacLeod Trail S

Meetings will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

There is no fee for this event. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Participants can record their attendance as...

Bylaw consultation

October 16, 2012

ACP council is proposing amendments to its bylaws that will:

  • Change the structure of council’s executive committee
  • Enable pharmacy technicians to be named as retired and honourary life members
  • Differentiate types of fees and the authority of council to set fees
  • Incorporate minor edits to keep the bylaws current and correct
  • ...

Recognize excellence

October 16, 2012

It’s time to put pen to paper - or fingers to keyboards - and get those APEX Award nominations in.

Recognizing pharmacy professionals through the APEX Awards helps identify role models, reward great patient care, and raise the profile of pharmacy. Nominate a colleague or yours...

Review of continuing competence program starting

October 16, 2012

What do you see – a duck or a rabbit? 

It’s always good to consider different perspectives and take a step back to see the whole picture. That’s what we do to ensure continuous quality improveme...

ACP is coming to you – to listen

October 16, 2012

What should the relationship between inducements and pharmacy practice be?

What support do you need to remain up-to-date and competent throughout your career?

What has been your experience with the new pharmacy services framework?

ACP is traveling the province to hear your thoughts on these questions and any...

Inducements: Draft regulatory provision for discussion

October 16, 2012

Pharmacists want to provide good care to their patients.
Pharmacists are health professionals and their relationships with patients should be based on the quality of advice and service.
Providing inducements in return for professional pharmacy services does not pr...

3 more pharmacists needed for student flu clinic

October 2, 2012

If you are authorized to administer drugs by injection, some very eager pharmacy students would like to hear from you. They need supervisors for their upcoming clinic.

When: Oct. 31, 2012
Where: Enterprise Square, Edmonton
Interested? Email ...

Turkey + guilty conscience = no fun

October 2, 2012

Haven’t completed the registrant survey yet? Don’t jeopardize enjoying your Thanksgiving dinner by mixing guilt with your turkey and stuffing! Clear your conscience and help APC improve by sharing your opinions with us. Don’t delay – please complete the survey before Friday.

Last week, NRG Research Group sent survey invita...

ACP regional meetings - Save the date

October 2, 2012

Join the college for a conversation about:

Inducements – next steps
Putting the philosophy of ACP’s competence program into action
Observations, practice tips and tools for the new pharmacy services framework

Watch your fax machines and inboxes for more details. We look forward to seeing you there...

Consultation on proposed changes to ACP bylaws

October 2, 2012

ACP council is proposing amendments to its bylaws that will:

  • Change the structure of council’s executive committee
  • Enable pharmacy technicians to be named as retired and honourary life members
  • Differentiate types of fees and the authority of council to set fees
  • ...

Inducements: Council met, now what?

October 2, 2012

Council reviewed the input received from registrants, stakeholders, and patients over the last two months and is now preparing a draft statement for registrants’ consideration and feedback.

We will circulate the draft statement with the next edition of The Link (Oct. 16), and ask you to provide your feedback by December...