Reminder: the deadline for pharmacist practice permit and pharmacy licence renewal is 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2019.

Demonstration of proficiency of product release

What is demonstration of proficiency of product release?

After registering on the Provisional Pharmacy Technician Register, you will be required to identify a pharmacist preceptor who will supervise and verify that you have completed 100 final checks with 100% accuracy. You must complete a minimum of 20 checks per day over a maximum of three months.


What is the procedure for demonstrating proficiency of product release?

Step 1: Register on the Provisional Pharmacy Technician Register

Step 2: Find an evaluator and evaluation site and notify ACP

  • your evaluator must not be in a close personal relationship with you, and must either be:
    • an Alberta pharmacist who has a minimum of two years of direct patient care, or
    • an Alberta pharmacy technician who has been on the pharmacy technician register for a minimum of two years.
       
  • The evaluation site must be
    • a licenced Alberta community pharmacy, or
    • an institutional (hospital) pharmacy in Alberta.
       
  • ACP must approve the evaluator and evaluation site before you begin

Step 3: Demonstrate proficiency

  • You must
  • If you make an error in completing a final check, the process must begin again at zero.
  • You have a maximum of three attempts to achieve the minimum 100 final checks with 100% accuracy. If you are unable to do so, you and your evaluator must notify ACP.

Step 4: Submit a signed completion form to ACP


Questions?

registrationinfo@abpharmacy.ca
780-990-0321 or toll-free at 1-877-227-3838