Nominations are in for the 2018 APEX Awards

November 22, 2017

Thank you to all those who took the time to prepare a nomination for the APEX Awards.

It’s great to see so many people who recognize excellence in their peers and are passionate about telling their story. Based on the nominations...

Health Canada addresses generic Diclectin concerns

November 8, 2017

Health Canada has responded to a concern raised by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada about the approval of a generic version of Diclectin (doxylamine – pyridoxine) for the treatment of nausea during pregnancy. The soc...

Council Meeting October 4-6, 2017

November 8, 2017

Council convened October 4-6 in Kananaskis. The two-and-a-half-day session integrated a full day of board development with council’s regular business meeting. Following is a summary of the key issues deliberated by council:

Preliminary review of DRAFT business pla...

Renewal deadline approaching for pharmacy technicians

November 8, 2017

Pharmacy technicians have until November 30, 2017, to renew their annual permit with ACP. As part of the renewal process, pharmacy technicians must complete their Continuing Competence Program (CCP) requirements, which include:

2017/18 Influenza season information update

November 8, 2017

To help pharmacy professionals through what is expected to be a busier-than-usual influenza immunization season, ACP has updated its seasonal influenza information webpage.

On the recently updated page, you’ll find links to Alberta Health Services’ Influenza Immunization Program, Alberta Heal...

Recognize someone who inspires you!

November 8, 2017

Do you work with someone who inspires you? Think of someone who goes above and beyond for their patients and is committed to leadership, innovation, and professional development. Or someone who offers extraordinary promise to the profession and acts as a role model for others.

Now that you have that pharmacist, phar...

ACP employment opportunity: Programmer/Analyst

November 7, 2017

The college is hiring a Programmer/Analyst to join its team in Edmonton. This position will complement the IT department with skills in application design and development. Responsible for systems analysis and programming, the Programmer/Analyst will maintain, design, develop and test appli...