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January 2017 Health Product InfoWatch

January 31, 2017

The goal of the Health Product InfoWatch is to raise awareness and to provide clinically relevant information to healthcare professionals concerning marketed health products and their safety. In some cases, information is intended to stimulate reporting of similar adverse reactions. Each publication includes a month...

Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) looking for assessors

January 18, 2017

PEBC is looking for assessors for the pharmacy technician OSPE in Edmonton on Saturday April 1, 2017 and the pharmacist OSCE in Edmonton and Calgary on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Each year, PEBC invites interested pharmacists who have been licensed in C...

Prescribed activity for pharmacy technicians for 2017 CE cycle

January 18, 2017

One of ACP’s strategic goals is for pharmacy technicians to be integrated into pharmacy practice teams, exercising responsibility for roles they are authorized to fulfill. To achieve this, pharmacy technicians must have a solid understanding of their role as...

CAMH Online Opioid Dependence Treatment Program

January 18, 2017

This online course is the foundation of the Opioid Dependence Treatment Certificate Program. It is offered through the University of Calgary from February 3 to April 3, 2017. The course is designed to promote inter-professional collaboration among the health care team involved in opioid...

Are you familiar with the Naloxone Guidelines?

January 18, 2017

In May 2016, ACP provided pharmacists and pharmacy technicians guidance for dispensing or selling naloxone as a Schedule 2 drug. We’ve learned that some pharmacists may not be aware of the ability to dispense a Take Home Naloxone (THN) kit to a patient who is not willing/able to provide a PHN.