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Answers to fluoridation change questions

May 29, 2012

Some towns and cities are changing the fluoridation status of their drinking water. This has spurred questions. Where can you find answers? Right here!

Answers to fluoridation change questions

Alberta Health Service’s current approach to supplements is cautious - evidence shows that they greatly...

Licensees: Did you receive your Pharmacy Assessment Guide?

May 29, 2012

Recently, ACP sent a Pharmacy Practice and Operations Assessment Guide to every pharmacy. This is NOT a notice of an upcoming assessment.

The guide simply outlines the pharmacy assessment process and helps you navigate through the new online pharmacy...

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.

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-lasting conditions, which are on the rise in Alberta...

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 – 
Hoan Linh Banh
Pharmacist/Associate Professor; U of A...

ACP annual report now online

May 1, 2012

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...

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 - what schedule?

NAPRA provides a summary of...