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Five questions for fall

July 24, 2012

Summer is swooshing by, the new Crayola 64-packs are in stores, and thoughts are turning back to school. What learning are you contemplating for the fall? What could inject some zip in your career and some zing in your patient care?

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Bugs & Drugs update scheduled for October

July 24, 2012

Alberta Health Services has confirmed that the new edition of Bugs & Drugs (hardcopy and iPhone app) is tentatively planned for release in October.

For those who missed advance ordering, or would like to change...

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Pharmacy technicians alone in the dispensary?

July 24, 2012

Answer this:
If you are the only pharmacist working with a pharmacy technician (i.e., a regulated health professional who has met all the conditions required for that restricted title), can you step out for coffee for...

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Temporary pharmacy closures: Who to ask; what to do

July 10, 2012

Did you know that a community pharmacy may be granted authorization to temporarily close on one occasion during each calendar year for up to a maximum of 14 consecutive days?

However, licensees must...

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ACP employment opportunity: Assessment Manager

July 10, 2012

The Assessment Manager will manage programs that assess pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to:

  • measure and monitor competence, or
  • to grant authorizations for additional prescribing or...
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