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PEBC OSCE observers needed

May 1, 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.

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Choose Well. Stay Healthy available now

May 1, 2012

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-...

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Have an awarding experience

May 1, 2012

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 – 
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2012 annual general meeting

May 1, 2012

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:

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Vitamin B12 injectable - what schedule?

May 1, 2012

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 -...
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Council election results

April 17, 2012

The District 1, 3 and technician elections closed on April 12 and the results are in.

District 1 (N. Alberta)
Brad Willsey

District 3 (Edmonton)
Rick...

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Have you recorded enough CEUs?

April 3, 2012

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...

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Adverse reaction? Report it.

April 3, 2012

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,...

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New job or contact information? You must notify ACP

April 3, 2012

Registrants must notify ACP when there is a change to your:

a) home address
b) e-mail address
c) name(s)
d) degrees, certificates, diplomas and other qualifications (pharmacy-related)
e) employer’s name or...

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