ACP will be holding council elections Districts 1, 2, 3, and 5 this term. Nomination forms and lists of eligible candidates are now available on the ACP website under About ACP/Council or you can use the following links:
Methotrexate (oral and injectable) is a "high alert medication"! In the past month, ACP has been made aware of two medication errors involving oral methotrexate.
In both cases it appears that the medication was dispensed with instructions for daily dosing instead of weekly dosing. One incident is alleged to have occurre...
Janie Tyrrell, a Healthy Beginnings Consultant, wants to make pharmacists and parents aware of a potentially dangerous situation.
"There is a newer Vitamin D preparation available to purchase over the counter" says Janie. "It is called ‘Ddrops’ and is a ...
Now is the time to step up for your profession. Consider taking your seat at the ACP council table.
ACP will be holding council elections in four districts this term:
- District 1 (Grande Prairie and area)
- District 2 (Lethbridge and area),
- District 3 (Edmonton and area)...
Banff Springs Hotel
Additional conference events:
ACP AGM – 2:30 to 4:30, Thurs., May 21
APEX Awards – 4:30 to 6:30, Sat., May 23
Organized by physicians, registered nurses and pharmacists and held in beautiful Banff, this is one event you won’t want...
Fear, embarrassment and limited skills often keep patients from asking their health care providers important questions. Research tells us that more than half of the Canadian population cannot understand or evaluate basic health information. How can you help?
The Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA), with ACP, are distributin It’s Okay to Ask, a simple, newspap...
ACP Council is proposing a revised Code of Ethics. Ethics are the foundational framework upon which pharmacists and pharmacy technicians base their day-to-day work. This new code anticipates practice scenarios and technologies not contemplated in the previous version.
The deadline for nominations for the 2009 for the M.J. Huston Pharmacist of the Year is being extended until January 23. The M.J. Huston Pharmacist of the Year honours a pharmacist who has demonstrated outstanding professional excellence in the practice of...
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ACP is kicking off the New Year with a handy new publication for you – our bi-weekly e-news bulletin!
To reduce the load on your inbox, this e-newsletter will replace daily acp emails, and instead, group them in a user-friendly, easy to access, bi-weekly format.
Our new e-newsletter will also ensure that you receive the...