Our office will be closed December 24, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. on January 2, 2015. Happy Holidays!
ACP surveys its key audiences—registrants, the public, or stakeholders—through a three-year cycle. In 2014, we surveyed stakeholders to collect their views on the college.
View the full report prepared by Ipsos Reid (PDF).
Note: comments have been redacted to protect...
ACP recently hosted meetings to discuss the new Competence Program and hear your ideas about future pharmacy practice. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians engaged in discussions about the future of pharmacy and provided us with valuable feedback:
Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Location: Vermilion, AB - venue TBA (please check back)
Time: 7:00-9:30 p.m.
The meeting is open to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
The deadline for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Bowl of Hygeia nominations has been extended until Friday, January 9, 2015.
To better inform registrants and their patients, we are creating a series of videos to increase awareness about our standards of practice.
Below are links to two videos we have produced, and we invite your feedback! Please follow the two links to...
Did you know that reducing the duration of antibiotic therapy is the antimicrobial stewardship strategy most likely to be effective in reducing antibiotic resistance? Learn about short course therapy for community-acquired pneumonia in this...
The college has openings for a professional practice administrator and a part-time registration administrator. For more information and application details, please see the career postings.
Patients may not have to pay out of pocket for a flu shot, but that does not mean the services are free. Advertising them as such has two negative repercussions.
What's wrong with using "free”?
Time is running out to submit your nominations for the 2014-15 APEX Awards. Don’t let excellence go unnoticed—help us recognize the achievements of Alberta pharmacists, pharmacy teams, and those working closely with the pharmacy profession!
Pharmacy Technician Examination
Vascular Diseases are the major cause of death and disability in Alberta and in Canada, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney, and peripheral vascular disease. The Alberta Coalition for Prevention and Control of vascular disease (ACTION) Network has developed...
PADIS has extended its Drug Information hours of service to better meet the needs of community pharmacists. They are now open from 0800 to 1815 Monday to Friday.
PADIS’ poison service and public medication advice service remains a 24/7 operation.
PADIS drug information specialists can help answer questions around:
- Therapeutic use...
Help patients keep their health on track over the hectic holiday season and past the first two weeks of New Year’s resolutions. Give them a free health journal, on us!
ACP’s 30-page booklets help patients track symptoms, moods, and health issues and note their questions and concerns.
To order your...