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News

Election results

April 21, 2009

Congratulations to the pharmacists who have been elected to the council of the Alberta College of Pharmacists. New council terms will begin May 22, 2009. 

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ACP Professional Practice Director

April 21, 2009

The Alberta College of Pharmacists (ACP) is responsible for quality pharmacist practice in Alberta. In this newly created role, the Professional Practice Director reports to the Deputy Registrar and will develop, implement and maintain...

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Early bird conference deadline extended

April 21, 2009

Alberta Health and Wellness Minister Ron Liepert and Alberta Health Services Chief Executive Officer Dr. Stephen Duckett will present a special evening session on Friday, May 22 at the conference. Register now and you will be...

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Come celebrate!

April 21, 2009

Finish your tri-profession conference with an inspiring celebration! Join us in congratulating the 2009 APEX Award winners and two new honourary life members at the APEX Awards Gala in Banff on May 23 at the close of the Strengthening the Bond conference.

There is no...

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Renew online and win!

April 21, 2009

One lucky registrant who renews online before June 1, 2009 could win the equivalent of his or her 2009/10 renewal fee.

ACP has streamlined its online renewal, competence planning and CPD Log processes. You’ll notice a new look and a more user-friendly...

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New guide to understanding the CPD process

April 21, 2009

To answer commonly asked questions about the CPD process and to help you navigate through the online CPD log, the college has put together the new guide, ...

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ACP discontinuing email addresses

April 21, 2009

In order to continue your registration with ACP, you will be required to update your registrant profile with your own email address by the registration renewal deadline of May 31, 2009. You will not be able to renew or continue your...

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New APEX Award! Nominate by April 15

April 7, 2009

The Wyeth Apothecary Award is a new annual award under the APEX Award umbrella. This award is presented to a pharmacist in recognition of his/her professional achievement in pharmaceutical care through advanced learning. The deadline for...

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A physiotherapy-pharmacy partnership to move clients

April 7, 2009

Ambulatory assistive devices (AADs) include canes, crutches, and walkers. These products are often sold at pharmacies. However, it was unknown how competent pharmacists in Alberta were in providing...

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New DUE Quarterly available

April 7, 2009

The April 2009 edition of DUE Quarterly is now available on the ACP website. This month’s theme is Understanding causes, complications and treatments of anemias in seniors.

Originally published in the April 7, 2009, issue of The Link...

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Council election update

March 10, 2009

The following candidates have been elected by acclamation to the Alberta College of Pharmacists council for three-year terms commencing May 22, 2009 (the day following our annual general meeting):

  • District #1 (Northern Alberta):  Wilson Gemmill...
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Pharmacists needed for mock OSCE

March 10, 2009

Dear Pharmacists:

My name is Jen Chen and I am the 4thyear pharmacy class rep at the University of Alberta.

I am currently recruiting pharmacist volunteers for the 4th year Mock OSCE that will take place on...

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Call for resolutions

March 10, 2009

Registrants may propose resolutions for consideration at the annual general meeting (May 21, 2009 in Banff). Greg Eberhart, ACP Registrar, must receive your resolution in writing, accompanied by the signatures of 10 voting members in good standing, by 4:30 p.m. on ...

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Jurisprudence exam goes online April 20, 2009

March 10, 2009

The process for writing the ACP jurisprudence exam is changing. The exam will be in electronic form only and candidates will choose a location, date and time convenient to them to challenge the exam. The Alberta...

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Public awareness campaign: Wave 2 launching

February 24, 2009

The second wave of the ACP/RxA public awareness campaign is set to launch on March 2, 2009. 

The campaign will run through the month of March with radio, rural newspaper, and online ads across the province....

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Be aware – new labelling of Novo-Ferrogluc

February 24, 2009

Thanks to Pam Nickel of Rexall Outpatient Pharmacy at the U of A Hospital, who notified us that the labelling of Novo-Ferrogluc has recently changed. Please note that each tablet contains 35 mg elemental iron,...

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