Offered through a partnership between Practice Development and the Alberta College of Pharmacists.
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Registration deadline: August 10, 2011
ACP needs pharmacists to assess Professional Portfolios.
- Two-day training workshop in Edmonton in mid- to late-September, and
- Optional assessment of portfolios remotely at your home via a secure online process.
We are looking for pharmacists who are...
Effective August 1, 2011
Tapentadol (trade name: Nucynta®) will be added to the Triplicate Prescription Program (TPP) Medication List on August 1, 2011.
Revised TPP Medication List
The Triplicate Prescription Program (TPP) rules for handling deferred triplicate prescriptions have not changed despite any reports or information inadvertently communicated by the TPP to the contrary.
A pharmacist must log or fill a...
Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (Edmonton)
This individual will have oversight and teaching responsibilities in the Clinical Skills Labs and will also serve as Director of Assessment. Applications will be reviewed beginning July 15, 2011. For details, go to http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A105514261/.
If you have received notice of an upcoming pharmacy practice and operations assessment, there are a few simple steps you should follow to make the process easier and more beneficial for you and your staff.
The new council of the Alberta College of Pharmacists began their term on July 1. Learn more about council members by visiting the About ACP/Council/Current Council section of our website.
To relive that great May weekend – or see what you missed – check out the photos from the Centennial Conference on the centennial website.
To accommodate the regulation of pharmacy technicians which came into effect on July 1, 2011, ACP introduced the Standards of Practice for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians and Standards for the Operation of Licensed Pharmacies.
Standards of Practice for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Summary of changes from 2007 stand...
This Practice Development course focuses on helping you to integrate laboratory values in the management of your patients’ medication. It runs from the end of August to the end of November, 2011 and includes a one day workshop (September...
As of July 1, 2011, individuals (including pharmacy technician program graduates) may not refer to themselves as pharmacy technicians unless they are registered on the appropriate register with ACP.
They can indicate that they have graduated from a pharmacy technician t...
ADAPT, a comprehensive learning experience that supports pharmacists in putting their knowledge and skills into practice, is launching Canada-wide. This 19-week CE course is designed specifically for practising pharmacists, and uses interactive online learning, supportive moderators, and plenty of peer interaction to enhance pharmacists’ skills...
Video clips of the 2011 APEX Award winners are now on the ACP website. The APEX Awards, jointly sponsored by ACP and RxA, celebrate excellence in pharmacy practice in Alberta.
Take a few moments to be inspired. The clips are each about three minutes long and you can view them using Windows Media Player which you can download for free....
This is very exciting news, but please keep in mind it doesn’t come into effect until July 1. Even then, only regulated pharmacy technicians (i.e., individuals officially registered on ACP’s pharmacy technician register) may practise under indirect supervision.
For details and answers to frequently asked qu...
ACP is moving to College Plaza! Effective June 21, our new address will be:
1100-8215 112 St. NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 2C8
T: (780) 990-0321 / 1-877-227-3838
F: (780) 990-0328
The ACP office will open for limited operations on Fri., June 17 and closed Mon., June 20. On Tues., June 21, we’ll be open for business in our new location.
Our servers will be disconnec...