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Precepting: It's your professional responsibility

February 21, 2018

If you’re a pharmacy professional and haven’t thought about being a preceptor before, now is a good time to start. Precepting is an excellent opportunity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to give back to the professions in the...

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Passionate about health education?

February 21, 2018

Health professionals in Alberta have the opportunity to add the role of educator to their resumes. The University of Alberta is now accepting applications to its Master of Education in Health Sciences Education (MEd in HSE) program.

The MEd in HSE program has...

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ACP Registrant Survey now open

February 21, 2018

The Alberta College of Pharmacists (ACP) has commissioned Advanis, an independent research company, to survey pharmacists and pharmacy technicians registered in Alberta. ACP is interested in gathering opinions, measuring awareness, and examining the views of how the college...

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Are you a good candidate for ACP Council?

February 7, 2018
ACP is holding council elections this spring for five open council positions, and we’re seeking nominations for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to help fulfill the college's mandate of promoting and protecting the health and well-being of Albertans by...
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Order lab tests? This could help!

February 7, 2018
If you have a PRAC ID and have registered to order lab tests, you may find important and helpful information in Laboratory Bulletins issued by AHS Laboratory Services.
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Health Product InfoWatch: January 2018

January 29, 2018

The Health Product InfoWatch is a monthly publication intended primarily for healthcare professionals. It provides clinically relevant safety information on pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and natural health products.

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Council elections - call for nominations

January 24, 2018

ACP will be holding council elections for five positions this spring, and we want your nominations. The following council positions are available:

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Shortage of EpiPen (0.3mg) auto-injector in Canada

January 22, 2018

There is currently a shortage of EpiPen auto-injectors in the 0.3 mg format (DIN 00509558) in Canada due to a manufacturing disruption. The shortage is anticipated to be resolved by March 2, 2018.

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Let's do lunch: the rules on breaks for pharmacists

January 11, 2018

ACP has heard concern from some registrants recently about employee/employer relationships in pharmacy. One of the primary concerns is about pharmacists being able to take proper breaks during their shifts in cases where no overlapping...

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Pharmacy use only section of triplicate prescriptions

January 11, 2018

Since changes were made to which TPP prescriptions need to be sent to CPSA, we’ve received questions about whether the “pharmacy use only” section of the triplicate needs to be completed if a copy is not being sent to CPSA. The...

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Health Product InfoWatch: December 2017

January 8, 2018

The Health Product InfoWatch is a monthly publication intended primarily for healthcare professionals. It provides clinically relevant safety information on pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and natural health products.

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It's official: ACP to become Alberta College of Pharmacy

December 21, 2017

As of July 1, 2018, the Alberta College of Pharmacists will officially be known as the Alberta College of Pharmacy.

The name change was initially approved by ACP Council in June, and was included in the Government of...

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