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Call for resolutions

February 22, 2011

Registrants may propose resolutions for consideration at ACP’s annual general meeting, which will be held on Sunday, May 22 at Jasper Park Lodge. Resolutions should be focused on topics relating to the college’s mandated areas of interest: public safety, effective...

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ACP wants you!

February 22, 2011

Our success as a self-regulating profession depends on the active contribution of registrants. ACP is compiling a roster of candidates interested in participating on ACP committees and working groups. We are looking for individuals wanting to be involved with one of the...

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Calling all future councillors

February 8, 2011

A call for nominations in Districts 2 (Southern Alberta), 3 (Edmonton), and 5 (Calgary) is now underway. Completed nomination papers must be received by the Registrar on or before Monday, February 28, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. 

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What's the best pharmacy advice you received?

February 8, 2011
That’s our centennial Facebook question for February. Post your wisdom and help others benefit. 

While you’re there, check out the Discussions page and read the great resolutions that people shared last...
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Vets and TPP: answers to your questions

February 8, 2011

Do Alberta veterinarians have to use TPP forms?
Yes, Alberta veterinarians must adhere to all requirements of the Triplicate Prescription Program. Like physicians and dentists, they must use a triplicate prescription pad...

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Celebrating a Centennial Class

February 8, 2011

On Jan. 27, the U of A Pharmacy Class of 2014 was officially welcomed into the profession at their White Coat Ceremony. Guest speaker Bob Dowling, pharmacist, owner of Cavell Drugs in Jasper for 38 years, and former MLA, offered sage advice for...

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ACP bylaw consultation open to Feb. 24

February 8, 2011
ACP is proposing amendments to its bylaws to accommodate:
  • changes to the council election process (including the election of pharmacy technicians),
  • the publication of names in disciplinary reports, and...
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Free resources for you and your patients

February 8, 2011

ACP has developed two resources to help your patients improve their health and understand your role.

ACP’s 30-page health journal help patients track symptoms, moods, and health issues and note their questions and...

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PEBC assessors needed

February 8, 2011

The Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) invites interested pharmacists to consider participating as an assessor for the PEBC Qualifying Examination – Part II (OSCE). The national exam will be held on Sunday May 29, 2011 at sites in both Edmonton and...

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Deadline for APEX Bowl of Hygeia nominations extended

January 25, 2011
The deadline for nominations is being extended until January 31, 2011, for the Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Bowl of Hygeia. Do you know a pharmacist who has compiled an outstanding record of community...
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Need a shot of inspiration?

January 25, 2011

Looking to rekindle your passion for the profession? Then please attend this year’s White Coat Ceremony. First-year students will be formally inducted into the pharmacy profession and celebrate their role as health care professionals.

This White...

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Call for ACP council nominations

January 25, 2011

What better way to celebrate pharmacy's centennial than by getting involved and taking your seat at the ACP council table!

A call for nominations in Districts 2 (Southern Alberta), 3 (Edmonton), and 5 (Calgary) is now underway. The...

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Bowl of Hygeia nomination deadline extended

January 11, 2011

The deadline for nominations is being extended until January 31, 2011 for the Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Bowl of Hygeia.

The Bowl of Hygeia is awarded annually to a pharmacist who has compiled an outstanding...

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Do not reuse methadone carry bottles

January 11, 2011

It has come to ACP’s attention that several pharmacies are reusing bottles for methadone carries. This is not an acceptable practice. Pharmacists are required by Standard 6.2 of the Standards for Pharmacist Practice to ensure that...

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