Renewal deadline for pharmacists: May 31, 2012
How to renew:
- Click on Registrant profile login.
- Log on and select the Renewal tab. Follow the tabs under Renewal for each step of the renewal process. (Forgot your pas...
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.
The Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) recently began distributing Choose Well. Stay Healthy, a newspaper-style report that briefly explains major chronic diseases and highlights healthy choices that are known to modify the risk of developing these long-lasting conditions, which are on the rise in Alberta....
2012 APEX Awards ceremony
When: Friday, May 25, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Where: The Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff
Join us and network, celebrate, and be inspired at the 2012 APEX Awards.
Have an awarding experience
M.J. Huston Pharmacist of Distinction –
Hoan Linh Banh
Pharmacist/Associate Professor; U of A Hospital/F...
When: Thursday, May 24, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Hawthorn Room, Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff
Please review the following materials prior to attending the meeting:
2011 was quite a year! Read about the many ways ACP and pharmacists worked to ensure we achieve ACP’s vision of Healthy Albertans through excellence in pharmacy practice in the 2011-12 ACP annual report.
Limited numbers of the report will be printed for distribu...
Q: What Schedule does Vitamin B12 injectable (generic name: Cyanocobalamin) belong to?
A: Unless the Vitamin B12 contains Intrinsic Factor Concentrate or is indicated for parenteral nutrition, it is a Schedule 2 product.
Vitamin B12 injectable - what schedule?
NAPRA provides a summary of schedu...
ACP launched The Systems Approach to Quality Assurance, a resource to help pharmacy teams reduce recurrence of drug incidents and become competent patient safety advocates, in collaboration with ISMP Canada.
Now, we want your feedback! ...
If your pharmacy is owned by a corporation, a copy of the corporation’s most recent annual return that has been filed with corporate registries must be included with the pharmacy renewal.
The copy must...
Planning holidays or new summer hours? For any change in pharmacy hours, you must notify the college 14 days or more before the proposed change occurs. Write, email or fax ACP...
“Today (like many other days), I received faxes from pharmacies with queries about one of my prescriptions or for renewals with no provider name on the message or request (i.e., there is no individual pharmacist or pharmacy technician taking ownership over the me...
Community pharmacists need to be aware that they may see some increases in volumes of prescriptions for oral medications for cancer patients. The cancer support medications have specific instructions tailored for particular chemotherapy protocols....
The District 1, 3 and technician elections closed on April 12 and the results are in.
District 1 (N. Alberta)
District 3 (Edmonton)
Note: This article appeared on page 8 of the Mar/Apr acpnews, but some of the dates were incorrect. This is the corrected version. We apologize for any confusion the typos caused.
Pharmacists – you must apply to renew your practice permit by May 31. Have you already recorded all of your continuing education activities on your CPD Log...
Voting for the ACP council election closes at 4:30 p.m. on April 12. Cast your vote now at http://pharmacists.ab.ca/vote2012.
Cast your council vote now
District 1 (Northern Alberta)
Anthony (Tony) Nickonchuk
District 3 (Ed...
You do not have to be certain that a health product caused the reaction in order to report it. Adverse reaction reports are, for the most part, only suspected associations. Health Canada wants to know about all suspected adverse reactions.
Anyone - including consumers, patients, caregivers, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and dentists - can...
Alberta Health Services is seeking feedback from Community Providers, regarding the 2011-2012 influenza immunization program. This feedback will be used to evaluate the 2011-2012 influenza immunization program, and plan for the 2012-2013 season....
Registrants must notify ACP when there is a change to your:
a) home address
b) e-mail address
d) degrees, certificates, diplomas and other qualifications (pharmacy-related)
e) employer’s name or place of business