Outpatient Cancer Drug Benefit Program

April 20, 2016

Community pharmacists are reminded that most medications used in the direct treatment of cancer are provided to eligible Alberta patients at no cost through the Outpatient Cancer Drug Benefit Program.

NAPRA is looking for an Executive Director

April 20, 2016

Established in 1995, NAPRA is the national voluntary association of provincial and territorial pharmacy regulatory bodies as well as the Canadian Forces Pharmacy Services. Providing national leadership in pharmacy regulatory practices that enhance patient care and public protection, NAPRA’s members regulate the practice of...

Preceptors wanted: EX-citing changes to EX-Ed program

April 20, 2016

Have you ever considered sharing your knowledge, skills and expertise with a pharmacy student? If yes, please consider becoming a preceptor with the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta.

The faculty is seeking new preceptors for it...

Council election results

April 20, 2016

The 2016 council elections closed at 4:30 p.m. on April 14, 2016. Congratulations to Rick Hackman, re-elected for a second term in District 3 (Edmonton), and to Stan Dyjur elected by acclamation in District 4 (Central Alberta). Their term on council starts July 1, 2016.

ACP also thanks Mary Gunther (candidate –...

Change Day Alberta wraps up with over 6,000 pledges!

April 6, 2016

On April 4, 2016 organizations across Alberta, including ACP, celebrated the success of Change Day Alberta over a slice of cake. At the end of this inspiring campaign of action, which originated in the UK and made its debut in Alberta just five months ago, a total of 6,008 pledges for change we...

Save the date - upcoming ACP webinars

April 6, 2016

Two webinars are being planned by ACP to engage with pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. The first webinar will cover ACP’s guidance to the professions on physician-assisted death and allow participants an opportunity to have their questions addressed by ACP’s Registrar Greg Eberhart.

A second webinar is planned for thos...