Next ACP council meeting on April 5

March 20, 2012

The meeting will be held at the Sutton Place Hotel at 10235 - 101 St., Edmonton from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The agenda will be posted on ACP’s website before the meeting.

If you plan to attend this meeting, please contact Leslie Ainslie at (780...

PEBC OSCE observers needed

March 20, 2012

The Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) invites interested pharmacists to be assessors for the PEBC Qualifying Examination – Part II (OSCE). The national exam will be held on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at sites in both Edmonton and Calgary.

Will you be a chosen one?

March 20, 2012

Watch your mailbox! The next wave of letters informing pharmacists that they have been selected for competence assessment will be mailed on March 23, 2012. If you haven’t received a letter by April 6, 2012, you have not been chosen. 

ACP has created lots of resources to help pharmacists prepare for a Competence Assessment. On the Continuing Competence...

HYDROmorphone: Discovering what we don't know

March 6, 2012

As of June 2011, ISMP had received 160 incident reports involving HYDROmorphone with an associated outcome of harm or death.

To help ISMP identify the gaps in practitioner education, they are inviting all healthcare professionals involved in the preparation, dispensing, administration a...

Triggering questions

March 6, 2012

Once your pharmacy team has a final understanding of the circumstances surrounding a drug incident, your team can then begin to answer the questions “Why did it happen?” and “What caused this?”

The triage and triggering questions included in the Systems Approach to Quality Assurance ...

TPP information for the prescriber and the dispenser

March 6, 2012

Do you have questions about TPP prescribing practices, or how TPP prescriptions should be properly dispensed in different situations? In partnership with the Alberta College of Pharmacists, the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association and with the approval of the TPP Steering Committee, the College o...

And the winners are...

March 6, 2012

The APEX Awards recognize excellence in pharmacy practice in Alberta. The awards are jointly funded, promoted, and presented by the Alberta Pharmacists’ Association (RxA) and the Alberta College of Pharmacists (ACP).

M.J. Huston Pharmacist of Distinction – 
Hoan Linh Banh
Pharmacist/Associate Professor; U of A Hospital/Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical...