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Teach and learn all at once when you precept

August 27, 2013

All the textbooks in the world can never fully prepare anyone for that first encounter with a worried, ill patient. At the same time, there is no better way to solidify your own knowledge and reignite your enthusiasm than showing someone new the ropes. This makes precepting a win-win proposition!


Canadian Patient Safety Week - Oct. 28 to Nov. 1

August 27, 2013

Together, with the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI), we are spreading the message to ASK. LISTEN. TALK. This year’s safety week theme, Medications Can Be Confusing, is especially fitting for pharmacy.  

Visit the CPSI site for tools and resources, campaign ideas, and a communication...

ACP welcomes new ways to communicate and engage

August 27, 2013

Here at ACP, we are excited to announce that we are live on Facebook and Twitter! We are looking forward to hearing from you though these channels.

We believe social media will help us in many of our roles and responsibilities. It allows us to interact with and listen to a wider audien...

Reports of Benadryl misuse rising

August 27, 2013

A 13-year-old bought Benadryl from her neighbourhood pharmacy. Wanting to get high, she consumed 27 tablets and her friend consumed 3. Both girls are alive, but the doctors aren’t sure yet of any damage.

This is the most recent report we received, but not the first.

HQCA contract work available

August 13, 2013

The Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) regularly undertakes projects related to medication system quality and safety and would like to connect with pharmacists who are interested in contract project work.

Post-professional Doctor of Pharmacy applications due Sept. 1

August 13, 2013

The 2014 Post-Professional Doctor of Pharmacy full-time program is a one-year clinical undergraduate program. It includes classroom courses and experiential learning. The program’s goal is to further develop clinical skills required for the provision of...

3 APA application tips

August 13, 2013
We are pleased to report that the number of applicants for additional prescribing authorization is on the rise! To keep the application processing speedy and get your results as soon as possible, please:
  • Send TWO complete copies of your entire package (application form and 3 cases).
  • Keep a copy of your entire package for yourself.
  • Avoid...

Help us redesign our website

August 13, 2013

Have you ever tried to find something on our website, but couldn’t? Do you wish that it looked different? Do you have ideas that would improve the navigation, content, or layout?

In preparation for a website redesign, we would like your input. Please complete the survey below by August 30. We will use your feedback to inform our decisi...