ACP regional meetings - Save the date

October 21, 2014

We will be holding meetings in the following cities:

Nov. 5 – Red Deer, Black Knight Inn
Nov. 13 – Calgary, Hotel Blackfoot
Nov. 27 – Lethbridge (location TBA)
Dec. 2 –Edmonton (location TBA)

All meetings will be held from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. We will update the ACP website as venue details ar...

Reminder: up-to-date CPR and first aid a must for injections

October 21, 2014

Standard 1.18 of the Standards of Practice for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians states:

A pharmacist must maintain current certificates in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid, at a level determined by Council,...

Invitation to comment on proposed bylaw amendment

October 21, 2014

ACP council is proposing amendments to its bylaws that:

  • Remove the requirement for an Annual General Meeting; and, instead
  • Invite alternate forms of engagement and more frequent opportunities to consider resolutions introduced by voting members.

We are now...

FluMist® is now available to order

October 21, 2014

To ensure that FluMist® was delivered in a timely fashion, Alberta Health accepted the FluMist® Quadrivalent product. The Quadrivalent product has been brought in from the United States and will not include the Canadian product monograph or the DIN with...

How are your patients affected by transitions in care?

October 21, 2014

The Safe Transitions in Care pre-conference will examine the impact of hand-overs to other providers and other transitions that affect patient care. Your input could help improve the healthcare system.

When: October 28


Small group facilitation opportunity

October 21, 2014

The Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC) invites practicing or retired professionals interested in healthcare facilitation to join their team as facilitators for the Interprofessional Health Team Development 410 course for the Winter 2015 term.

This is a great chance for practitioners to devel...


October 7, 2014

Clinical pharmacists – you must complete the new continuing competence program (CCP) tutorial in order to renew your practice permit this year.

We suggest that you complete the tutorial now so that you understand the program requirements and leave yourself lots of time to complete the implementation of your learning, as required in the new program.


Access to AHS Pharmacy Services compounding recipes

October 7, 2014

Community pharmacies or other health institutions may request an AHS Pharmacy Services recipe, to maintain the continuity of care for AHS patients (e.g., discharge prescriptions) by contacting the Poison and Drug Information Service (PADIS):...