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Follow us on Social Media

July 28, 2015

At ACP, we invite you to join in on the conversation and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Social media allows us to connect with a wider audience and engage in conversations about pharmacy practice in Alberta. We discuss ACP’s mandate, our expectations of pharmacy practitioners, current news stories, local and international events and the standards that...

25th Anniversary Technician Conference

July 28, 2015

The Pharmacy Technician Society of Alberta (PTSA) invites all technicians and pharmacists from across the province to its 25th Anniversary Technician Conference on September 18 and 19th, 2015. 

In collaboration with ACP and RxA, a pharmacist stream has been included to this year’s conference. 

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Forgery Alerts and the importance of reporting a forgery

July 28, 2015

Drug abuse and diversion are ongoing problems which many pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in Alberta may encounter in the form of a forged prescription. If you suspect a forgery, take action – first, check with the prescriber to confirm, and then report the attempt to ACP...

APEX Awards: Get Ready to Celebrate Pharmacy in Alberta!

July 28, 2015

It’s time to hear about all the outstanding pharmacists practicing across Alberta who have truly made a difference in the profession and in the lives of their patients.  ACP and RxA are eager to celebrate the people who define excellence, but we need your help.  Now is the...

Triplicate Prescription Program update

July 21, 2015

Benzodiazepines added to Alberta prescription monitoring list

In 2013, half a million prescriptions for at least one benzodiazepine were issued in Alberta, similar levels to all opioid prescriptions combined. To help address the province’s growing health issue with drug abuse and misuse,...

Continuing Competence Program news

July 14, 2015

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”  - Benjamin Franklin

Congratulations to all the pharmacists who submitted their first professional portfolio in the new Continuing Competence Program (CCP). We want to thank you for stepping up to the challenge, taking time to learn about...

U of A offers PharmD program for practicing pharmacists

July 14, 2015

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is now accepting applications for its new part-time PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists Program. The program includes course work (delivered primarily in an online format) and experiential learning. The program begins in January...

25th Annual Pharmacy Technician Conference

July 14, 2015

The Pharmacy Technician Society of Alberta (PTSA) invites all technicians and pharmacists from across the province to its 25th Anniversary Technician Conference being held in Edmonton on September 18 and 19, 2015.  In collaboration with ACP and RxA, a pharmacist stream has been included in this year’s...