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PEBC assessors needed

June 24, 2014
PEBC invites interested pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to apply as assessors. Exams are held in both Calgary and Edmonton on the following dates:
  • OSPE (pharmacy technician exam) – Sunday, September 7
  • OSCE (pharmacist exam) – Saturday, Nov...

New pharmacy licence? Update your website

June 24, 2014

When you receive your 2014-2015 pharmacy licence, ensure it is uploaded onto your website. Section 23 of the Pharmacy and Drug Regulation requires that pharmacy websites display a scanned copy of the current pharmacy licence.

Please ensure that the information displayed is current and meets the re...

Celebrating pharmacy

June 24, 2014

Over the last few weeks, we’ve had the opportunity to celebrate many special pharmacy occasions – APEX Awards on May 21, Grad Breakfast on June 5, the installation of new president Brad Willsey on June 12, and the inaugural leadership forum on June 13 and 14.

Look through our photo albums:

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AGM resolutions carried

June 24, 2014

Registrants participating in ACP’s Annual General Meeting on June 11 voted on two resolutions via electronic ballot on June 16 and 17. Both of the amended resolutions were passed. Council will consider them at its next meeting in October.

1. Resolution to re-affirm the need to transmit complete prescription information via Netcare
This r...

PEBC assessors needed

June 10, 2014

PEBC invites interested pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to apply as assessors. Exams are held in both Calgary and Edmonton on the following dates:

  • OSPE (pharmacy technician exam) – Sunday, September 7
  • OSCE (pharmacist exam) – Saturday, November 8 ...

Interns still need supervising

June 10, 2014

This spring’s pharmacist PEBC results will be released on July 7. A pharmacy intern cannot be licensed as a clinical pharmacist until ACP receives confirmation that the intern has successfully passed the Qualifying Examination. Interns must continue to work under supervision until they are licensed as a clinical pharmacist.

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Inducement prohibition stay granted

June 10, 2014

The prohibition on inducements will not come into effect today because a stay was granted on June 4. The stay will remain in effect until a judicial review is completed. The college will defend the amendments to the Code of Ethics and Standards that prohibit inducements at the judicial review, currently scheduled to be h...

Council meeting June 12

June 9, 2014

June 12, 2014
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Jasper Room, Hotel MacDonald
Edmonton, AB

View the agenda

Council meetings are open to observers at council’s discretion. To reserve a seat, please call Leslie Ainslie at 780-990-0321, 1-877-227-3838 or email...

ACP employment opportunity: Administrator

June 6, 2014

Reporting to the deputy registrar, the administrator is responsible for supporting and assisting the quality practice team and the complaints director as well as other members of the team as required.

The administrator will support various programs during periods of high work volume or employee absence...

Inducement prohibition stay granted

June 4, 2014

Sobeys, operating as Safeway and Sobeys in Alberta, applied to the Court of Queen’s Bench for a judicial review of the prohibition on inducements. The judicial review is currently scheduled to be heard by the Court in January 2015.

The prohibition on inducements was to come into effect on June 10, 2014. Sobeys applied...