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acpnews November/December 2014
acpnews November/December 2014
November 6, 2014
  • Continuing Competence Program tutorial

Notes From Council

  • ACP regional meetings
  • Council acts on AGM resolutions
  • Invitation to comment on proposed bylaw amendment
  • Policy set for marihuana for medical purposes
  • Should influenza immunization be mandatory for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians?
  • Update on standards for sterile compounding
  • Start considering a term on council

Registration & Licensure

  • Pharmacy technician renewal reminder

Continuing Competence

  • How to implement learning in the new Competence Program

Partners in Practice

  • In memory

Quality Pharmacy Practice

  • "Specialist" and "specialty" are restricted for pharmacy
  • Which is better - prevention or cure?
  • APEX Awards
acpnews September/October 2014
acpnews September/October 2014
September 2, 2014
  • Message from the President

Notes from Council

  • Compounding consultation closes October 5

Continuing Competence

  • New Continuing Competence Program - How do I start?

Complaints Resolution

  • Disciplinary report summary

Quality Pharmacy Practice

  • Two more ways to get better results
  • Be on the alert for high-alert drugs
  • Hundreds of your peers have done it - are you missing out?
  • Getting ready for change
  • Health Canada approves electronic storage of prescriptions
  • APEX Awards
  • Influenza Immunization Policy 2014-15
  • Prescription required for mupirocin
  • Anaphylaxis guidelines updated

Partners in Practice

  • Preceptor faculty members 2013-14: Thank you!
  • Podiatric physicians added to TPP program
  • In memory
  • Planning for the future in pharmacy
acpnews July/August 2014
acpnews July/August 2014
June 26, 2014
  • New competence program for pharmacists ready to roll

Notes From Council

  • Brad Willsey begins term as ACP President
  • Welcome 2014-15 council
  • Thank you to outgoing councillors
  • Annual General Meeting highlights
  • Inducements prohibition stayed
  • In memory

Continuing Competence

  • Introducing the new Continuing Competence Program

Quality Pharmacy Practice

  • "Simple" math still needs checking

Partners in Practice

  • Scope of practice: Yours, mine, or ours?
  • PEBC assessors needed
     
  • Two tips for getting better results with less effort

 

acpnews May/June 2014
acpnews May/June 2014
May 1, 2014
  • APEX Awards

Notes From Council

  • Council meeting summary
  • Council election results

Registration & Licensure

  • It’s renewal time for pharmacists and pharmacies

Quality Pharmacy Practice

  • Understanding pharmacy technician practice
  • 4 tips when handling health information
  • In memory
  • 7 tips for additional prescribing authorization applications
  • Which 5 lab tests can’t a pharmacist order?
  • Competence Program updates getting exciting
  • Jurisprudence learning module now online
acpnews March/April 2014
March 1, 2014
  • Message from the President
  • What does the college do?
  • How do registrants play a role?

Registration & Licensure

  • Pharmacists - Are you ready for registration renewal?

Notes from Council

  • Resolutions due April 11
  • Council election opens March 14

Complaints Resolution

  • Disciplinary report summaries

Quality Pharmacy Practice

  • Counselling patients about medication safety in pregnancy
  • Do you dispense for opioid dependence?
  • Changing medication brands
  • How well do you know the legislation and standards?
  • Schedule change for bisacodyl

Partners in Practice

  • Nurse Practitioners beginning to prescribe narcotics, controlled drugs
  • In memory
  • Pharmacy technicians and verbal orders
acpnews January/February 2014
acpnews January/February 2014
January 1, 2014

Notes From Council

  • No fee increase in 2014
  • ACP priorities for 2014
  • Public survey results
  • More than counting pills

Council elections

  • Amendments proposed to prohibit inducements
  • Complaints Resolution
  • Disciplinary report summary

Quality Pharmacy Practice

  • Pharmacist responsibilities when filling prescriptions from physician assistants
  • Nurse practitioners can't prescriber narcotics or controlled substances yet
  • Schedule F of Food and Drug Regulations being replaced
  • Opportunities to improve safety in care transitions
  • New tool makes assessing opioid prescriptions easy and thorough
  • Visually confirm prescription with patients