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New resources for new services framework

September 18, 2012

ACP participated in the June information sessions on the new Pharmacy Services Framework. Almost 1000 pharmacists attended and asked – and got answers to – many questions. If you were unable to attend, or would like a refresher and update, the Alberta...

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Take two steps to avoid a mistake

September 18, 2012

ACP has had reports that some Alberta residents are claiming to be from out of town and using old out-of-province health care cards in the hopes that their medication history with respect to the purchase of Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 opioids will not be accessed through...

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Around-the-clock forgery reporting

September 18, 2012

Don’t forget that you can report a forgery any time of day or night with ACP’s online forgery reporting form. You can find it on the ACP website under Prescriber Lists/Forgery Alerts.

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Inducements update

September 18, 2012

Thank you to everyone who participated in the recent inducement research. We had a great response and really appreciate the time you took to share your opinions, frustrations and hopes.

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Pharmacists ADAPTing their practices

September 4, 2012

"I am better able to share information and make suggestions to physicians and other health care professionals about patient care, and I can document this information in a more succinct form."

That's just part of what ...

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Pharmacists needed for student flu clinic

September 4, 2012

Are you authorized to administer drugs by injection? Will you be in Edmonton on Nov. 6, 7, 8 or 9? Would you like to boost your enthusiasm, a student's confidence, and many people’s immunity? Yes?

Then please volunteer for the U of A student...

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Honourary Member receives U of A Distinguished Alumni Award

September 4, 2012

Dr. Theodore (Teddy) Aaron, ’39 BSc, ’42 MD was the first person in Alberta to administer penicillin, and his research led to the use of antihistamines in cold medications. He worked with a pharmacist to design eye drops...

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