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acpnews November/December 2008
acpnews November/December 2008
November 1, 2008

ACP/RxA public awareness campaign update

Notes from Council

  • Code of Ethics under review
  • Council amends Standard 11.10

Competence

  • Learning Portfolio myths - busted!
  • Audit do's and don'ts

Registration & Licensure

  • Technician membership renewal

Partners in Practice

  • Technician regulation update
  • From the faculty
  • It's Okay to Ask
  • In memory

Transition Times

Patient Safety

  • Methadone labeling requirements

Quality Pharmacist Practice

  • Compounding: are we in Agreement?
  • Are you "wholesaling?"
  • Drug schedule update
  • How to keep your cool in the pharmacy
  • ReSPOND to your patients
  • Call for APEX nominations
acpnews September/October 2008
acpnews September/October 2008
September 1, 2008
  • You and your pharmacist - a healthy combination

Notes from Council

  • Pharmacy tech observers on Council
  • Welcome to new public member
  • ACP registrar honoured

Competence

  • Professional declaraction audits beginning
  • CE programs - buyer beware!

Registration & Licensure

  • Online renewal winner
  • Novice licensees

Partners in Practice

  • Travel Health conference coverage
  • Dental hygienist prescribing
  • MMT workshop
  • PEBC assessors needed
  • From the faculty
  • In memory

Transition Times

Patient Safety

  • What do you need to know about dextromethorphan?

Quality Pharmacist Practice

  • Counselling areas: can we talk?
  • Observations by the Complaints Department
  • Helping you ReLATE to your patients
  • E-prescriptions = not acceptable
acpnews July/August 2008
acpnews July/August 2008
July 1, 2008
  • Rick Siemens new ACP president

Notes from Council

Competence

  • Retiring committee member
  • What can you claim as accredited learning?
  • Learning Portfolio audit results
  • Tips when compiling your CPD Log

Patient Safety

  • Two medication safety concerns to note

Transition Times

Partners in Practice

  • From the faculty
  • Celebrating the Class of 2008
  • HQCA survey results
  • In memory...

Quality Pharmacist Practice

  • Adjudicator finding re: HIA
  • Retaining pharmacist-prescribed prescriptions
  • Termination for unprofessional conduct
  • Professional declarations
  • Adapting reminders
  • Don't default to "Dr."
  • Check those fax numbers
  • Conference coverage
  • ACP no longer forwarding MedEffect messages
  • ACP launches updated website
acpnews May/June 2008
acpnews May/June 2008
May 1, 2008
  • A fond farewell to Merv Blair
  • Letter from the president

Registration & Licensure

  • Registration renewal reminders

Competence

  • The CPD Plan is now online!
  • Learning Portfolio Tip - CPD log prep
  • Competence Program Rules updated

Patient Safety

  • Infection prevention and control

Council News

  • Council highlights
  • Annual report on website

Transition Times

  • Profile of Dr. Renette Bertholet

Partners in Practice

  • Techs: registration vs. regulation
  • From the faculty...
  • Introducing MLTs
  • In memory

Quality Pharmacist Practice

  • Collecting PHNs
  • New TPP forms update
  • Advisories, emails no longer recapped
  • Schedule 2 drugs and Netcare
  • Looking for inspiration?
  • APEX Award winners
acpnews March/April 2008
acpnews March/April 2008
March 1, 2008
  • Meet ACP's new Complaints Director, Jim Krempien
  • Council election update
  • On the path to professional pharmacist practice
  • Registration renewal time
  • Renew online and WIN!
  • Registration fees
  • CE requirements for registration renewal
  • Your learning portfolio responsibilities
  • Online Continuing Professional Development Plan
  • ACP/RxA Conference: Register now and save!
  • Therapeutic substitution or managing ongoing therapy?
  • TPP prescription pad changes
  • Legislation Orientation Authorization
  • Evaluate hand washing practices
  • PEBC assessors needed
  • Off-label use of drugs
  • Poor literacy can equal poor health
  • Investigating Committee reports
  • Health Canada advisories
  • Did you graduate in '78?
  • ACP is coming to a town near you
  • Dean's Tournament of Golf
  • In memory
acpnews January/February 2008
acpnews January/February 2008
January 1, 2008
  • New Year Greetings!
  • Pharmacy Technician registration
  • Additional prescribing authorization process approved
  • Call for councillor nominations
  • Call for resolutions
  • Help get the word out!
  • Infectious disease controls
  • Learning portfolio tip
  • ACP/RxA joint conference
  • Addition to new pharmacy licensing process
  • Guidelines for communicating prescriptions
  • Notes from the field
  • Trend for longer professional development courses
  • International Pharmacy Graduates resource directory
  • Medication Safety Self-Assessment
  • Netcare news
  • Capital Health Link Pharmacist Line launched
  • First CIHI pharmacist report
  • Get your tobacco cessation programs ready!
  • From the faculty
  • In memory