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News

Methadone maintenance course – Dec. 4

November 30, 2010

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Sat., Dec. 04, 2010
Libin Theatre, Health Sciences Centre, U of C 

This introductory workshop will provide practical information in using methadone for opioid dependence and managing...

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New needle, new syringe – every time!

November 30, 2010

Always:

  • Follow aseptic practices during the preparation and administration of injected medications. 
  • Use medications packaged as single-use vials for only one patient.
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Botox and saline – patients require both

November 30, 2010

Physicians administering Botox injections for migraines and myofascia pain syndrome in private offices have alerted ACP that pharmacies filling the Botox prescription are not also providing saline for...

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H1N1 communication and you: How did it work?

November 30, 2010

The H1N1 pandemic revealed many communication challenges. The Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) is now conducting research in hopes of improving processes for the future.

They would like you to...

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Interested in international pharmacy?

November 30, 2010

The International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) and the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI) invite you to host an international pharmacy student as part of their exchange program.

Most...

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Ever traded a chicken for penicillin?

November 30, 2010

We are getting ready to launch our centennial celebrations and need some pharmacy “human interest” stories to pique the public’s curiousity. We hear rumours about the “good old days” when bartering for services occurred in remote...

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ACP council will meet on Dec. 9

November 30, 2010

The agenda for council’s Dec. 9th meeting is now available.

Please notify Leslie Ainslie, ACP Executive Assistant, if you plan to attend.

Originally published in the November 30, 2010, issue of The Link
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Happy holidays

December 22, 2009

Best wishes from ACP staff to you for a happy, healthy holiday season and New Year.

Note: The ACP office will be closed between 1 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 24, 2009 and 8 a.m., Mon., Jan. 4, 2010.

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Congrats to online tech renewal winner

December 22, 2009

Congratulations to Calgary technician Cynthia Taddeo! She renewed her technician registration online and won the value of her 2010 fees!

Originally published in the December 22, 2009, issue of The Link...

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New classes for the New Year

December 22, 2009

Get 2010 off to a great start by signing up for one of the great professional development events available in this province. 

Consider enrolling in one of the Practice Development classes. Their leading edge programs provide you with more...

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IPG Mentor/Preceptor Training

December 22, 2009

With the growing prominence of International Pharmacy Graduates (IPGs) in the Canadian pharmacy workforce, the importance of mentors, preceptors and experieintail education has grown. Enhance your capacity, increase your confidence, and gather...

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Took immunization course before Dec. 31, 2008?

December 1, 2009

All pharmacists who successfully completed an approved training program prior to Dec. 31, 2008 have until Dec. 31, 2009 to apply for authorization.

Pharmacists seeking authorization to administer...

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Help your patients understand adapting

November 17, 2009

You've told us you need resources to help patients understand pharmacists’ expanding scope of practice.

In response, ACP has produced the brochure: ...

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Reminder – 3 more regional meetings this week

November 17, 2009

Last night’s kick off of ACP regional meetings was a huge success in Lethbridge. Over 60 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians came to listen, ask questions, and offer feedback.

Don't miss your ...

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