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2018-19 Fees to remain the same

December 21, 2017

ACP’s 2018/19 registration, annual permit, and licensing fees for pharmacists and pharmacies will remain the same as they were in 2017/18. Also, registration and annual permit fees for pharmacy technicians in 2019 will be maintained at 2018 levels.

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Happy holidays

December 21, 2017

As another year draws to a close, may we reflect on all we are grateful for. We celebrate the tradition of giving, beauty of the season, and time with friends and loved ones.

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ACP issues policy statement on cannabis for medical use

December 7, 2017

With the decriminalization of cannabis for recreational use set to occur on July 1, 2018, questions continue to arise regarding access to cannabis for medical use. In particular, there is uncertainty whether cannabis for medical use...

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Health Product InfoWatch: November 2017

December 1, 2017

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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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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:...

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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...

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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...

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