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Audit of professional declarations

September 22, 2015

On September 8, 2015, five percent of pharmacists were notified by email that they’ve been randomly selected for audit of the professional declarations made during the registration renewal period. This consists of an audit of the pharmacist’s professional liability insurance, and for pharmacists with authorization to administer...

Reminder to submit resolutions

September 22, 2015

Turn your ideas for change into proposed resolutions!

ACP’s policies and standards of practice evolve from insights received from our members; best practices observed in other professions and systems; and needs identified by patients.

Proposing a resolution is one way that you can identify opportunities that Council may deli...

Survey: community pharmacists' perceptions of palliative care

September 22, 2015

As most palliative care patients wish to remain at home as long as possible, there is an increasing need for community pharmacists to be involved in their care.  

Dr. Serena Rix, Palliative Pharmacist at Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, and...

U of A Job Shadow Week: November 9-13

September 22, 2015

Give a pharmacy student a day-in-the-life glimpse of your practice by hosting them during U of A Job Shadow Week, November 9-13 (excluding November 11).

Through this program, you are matched with a U of A student, alumnus or post-doctoral fellow for a workplace visit during Reading Week. The participant will spend one...

2015 National Health Informatics eSafety Summit

September 22, 2015

Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services, and Canada’s Health Informatics Association (COACH) invite pharmacists to attend the 2015 National Health Informatics eSafety Summit on October 27, 2015, in Edmonton.

This one-day event will feature the latest information on eSafety in...

Nominations now open for the 2016 APEX Awards

September 9, 2015

ACP and the Alberta Pharmacists’ Association (RxA) are once again teaming up on March 3, 2016, for the ninth annual APEX Awards. These awards recognize excellence in pharmacy practice in Alberta and we want your nominations!

Submit your nomination(s) today to help recognize role models, celebrate gr...

Continuing Competence Program (CCP) for pharmacy technicians

September 9, 2015

A Continuing Competence Program (CCP) for pharmacy technicians will be implemented in 2016. All pharmacy technicians will be required to complete this program on an annual basis.

Want a preview? ACP will be introducing and presenting on the Continuing...