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Wishing everyone a happy and healthy long weekend! CPhA’s office is closed for the Canada Day long weekend. We’ll be bac...
06/28/2024

Wishing everyone a happy and healthy long weekend! CPhA’s office is closed for the Canada Day long weekend. We’ll be back on July 2nd.

  survey: CPhA is supporting researchers at Humber College and Memorial University of Newfoundland to develop new resour...
06/27/2024

survey: CPhA is supporting researchers at Humber College and Memorial University of Newfoundland to develop new resources to enable to better support patients who consume cannabis.

Take 10 minutes to help shape this work and you could win a $100 gift card: https://ow.ly/fNvW50S8Zzn

There's still time to register for today's webinar! Join CPhA and speakers from Indigenous Services Canada to learn more...
06/26/2024

There's still time to register for today's webinar! Join CPhA and speakers from Indigenous Services Canada to learn more about the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program!

Register here: https://ow.ly/wp8050Sqq9U

Don’t let summer health issues spoil your patients’ fun. Whether your patients are travelling abroad or staying in Canad...
06/26/2024

Don’t let summer health issues spoil your patients’ fun. Whether your patients are travelling abroad or staying in Canada, you need reliable and comprehensive information so you can confidently deliver optimal care. From information on sunburn, dehydration and insect bites to travelling with medication, CPS Full Access has it all.

Be prepared this summer by subscribing to CPS Full Access: https://ow.ly/RH0v50Spgsr

In the second episode of our Rx4Wellness  , CPhA’s Dr. Sadaf Faisal and Dr. Danielle Paes discuss the vital role of soci...
06/25/2024

In the second episode of our Rx4Wellness , CPhA’s Dr. Sadaf Faisal and Dr. Danielle Paes discuss the vital role of social support in the well-being of professionals, offering practical advice and resources for strengthening support systems.

🎙️ Check it out: https://ow.ly/Zrqw50SpeCT

After our first NIHB webinar in April we asked   to submit questions they have about the NIHB program.Join CPhA and spea...
06/24/2024

After our first NIHB webinar in April we asked to submit questions they have about the NIHB program.

Join CPhA and speakers from Indigenous Services Canada on June 26 for answers to those questions and more!

Register today: https://ow.ly/iAR350Sokl2

Great learning opportunity for   professionals, students and others! To celebrate  , the Association of Faculties of Pha...
06/21/2024

Great learning opportunity for professionals, students and others! To celebrate , the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC) is offering free registration for their learning module on Terminology.

Learn more and register here: https://ow.ly/QuhJ50SngQC

06/21/2024

Today is . Join us in learning about and celebrating the rich history, cultures and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples.

As a key entry point to our health system, the pharmacy community has an important role to play in helping to advance more inclusive health care across Canada. Find info and resources for professionals here: https://ow.ly/kT2F50SnfP7

06/19/2024

Heat-related illnesses often affect patients during the summer. CPS Full Access provides health-care professionals with validated information on heat-related illnesses, including risk factors, symptoms, and how to treat and prevent them. Check out CPS Full Access to keep your patients safe under the sun this summer.

Explore more information about heat-related illnesses on CPS Full Access: https://ow.ly/nrMB50Sl9WX

06/18/2024

The June 20 deadline is nearly here for applications to the Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada Scholarship for the 2024-2025 academic year!

Learn more: https://ow.ly/K7Hu50Sl8Lt

Nouveau chapitre du CPS : Considérations dermatologiques sur les peaux de couleurUn nouveau chapitre du CPS remédie au m...
06/18/2024

Nouveau chapitre du CPS : Considérations dermatologiques sur les peaux de couleur

Un nouveau chapitre du CPS remédie au manque de diversité des couleurs de peau dans le matériel de formation clinique. En savoir plus: https://ow.ly/uT1l50SkXnJ

The federal government should do everything it can to attract and retain health professionals. Increasing the   tax will...
06/18/2024

The federal government should do everything it can to attract and retain health professionals. Increasing the tax will do the exact opposite.

CPhA and other national associations continue to urge the Minister of Finance to create an exemption for health professionals: https://ow.ly/xiw250SkQAu

Great to meet with Senator Kim Pate to discuss Bill C-64 today. From the expert committee implementing   to the manageme...
06/17/2024

Great to meet with Senator Kim Pate to discuss Bill C-64 today. From the expert committee implementing to the management of it at the counter, the perspective and experience of Canada's is critical.

New CPS chapter: Dermatological Considerations in Skin of ColourWith dozens of images and tips for patient assessment, o...
06/17/2024

New CPS chapter: Dermatological Considerations in Skin of Colour

With dozens of images and tips for patient assessment, our latest CPS chapter aims to address the underrepresentation of diversity in clinical education and literature concerning the diagnosis and treatment of dermatological conditions in individuals with skin of colour.

Learn more: https://ow.ly/zvXl50SkiUg

06/14/2024

survey: We want to identify the specific health-care needs of patients who have immigrated to Canada and to assess the current challenges and gaps that pharmacists may be experiencing in providing care to patients who are newcomers.

🗨️ Provide your input: https://ow.ly/CeQm50SiZGc

Join CPhA and speakers from Indigenous Services Canada on June 26 for our second   on the Non-Insured Health Benefits (N...
06/13/2024

Join CPhA and speakers from Indigenous Services Canada on June 26 for our second on the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program!

Learn more and register today: https://ow.ly/PxrE50ShZZL

Ahead of the   last week, our Board of Directors met to discuss how CPhA is supporting   and delivering on its new strat...
06/12/2024

Ahead of the last week, our Board of Directors met to discuss how CPhA is supporting and delivering on its new strategic plan. We also said goodbye to some long-standing board members and welcomed some new faces and a new Chair.

After 9 years of dedicated service on the CPhA board we said goodbye to Murray Perelman and Christine Hrudka. Thank you for your service to CPhA and the profession!

We also welcomed new board members from Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Welcome Jennifer Butler and Lindsey Ziegler!

Lastly, we recognized CPhA’s outgoing Chair Shawn Bugden for his dedication and leadership over the past 2 years! And welcomed Annette Robinson as CPhA’s new Chair!

06/12/2024

The deadline is fast approaching for the Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada Scholarship for the 2024-2025 academic year. Open to First Nations, Metis and/or Inuit individuals enrolled in or accepted to a PharmD or pharmacy technician program in Canada. Apply by June 20!

➡️ https://ow.ly/HLwe50R1wE1

🌈 Resource spotlight for  : Top 10 actionable strategies to improve 2SLGBTQI+ health care in  .➡️ Check out the video an...
06/11/2024

🌈 Resource spotlight for : Top 10 actionable strategies to improve 2SLGBTQI+ health care in .

➡️ Check out the video and the quick reference tool: https://ow.ly/8Ho350SfJuA

➡️ Find more resources on 2SLGBTQI+ inclusive care here: https://ow.ly/QR0950SfJuG

06/10/2024

There’s something missing in the government’s definition of …

Can you really have a pharmacare program without including ? In fact, Bill C-64 has forgotten to mention pharmacists at all! CPhA wants to change that.

Pharmacists are a critical part of pharmacare’s administration. We must include the dispensing and medication management by pharmacists in any definition of pharmacare!

Last week, CPhA held a national summit to highlight innovative, pharmacy-led models that are increasing access to care a...
06/10/2024

Last week, CPhA held a national summit to highlight innovative, pharmacy-led models that are increasing access to care and identified key areas that need to be addressed to better position pharmacists and their teams as integrated primary care providers.

Canadian pharmacists are calling on provincial governments to expand what treatments they can provide patients, arguing it will help relieve a strained health-care system.

As we conclude today's   Summit, here are some of the reflections and key areas that need to be addressed to better posi...
06/06/2024

As we conclude today's Summit, here are some of the reflections and key areas that need to be addressed to better position and support pharmacists and their teams as integrated primary care providers: https://ow.ly/332y50SbieV

That's a wrap on the  ! Thanks to our virtual and in-person attendees, moderators, panellists, sponsors and everyone inv...
06/06/2024

That's a wrap on the ! Thanks to our virtual and in-person attendees, moderators, panellists, sponsors and everyone involved in the event! Looking forward to sharing our next steps and collaborating with all of you to transform in Canada.

Talking to Cdns about what pharmacists are educated to do increases confidence and willingness to visit the pharmacy for...
06/06/2024

Talking to Cdns about what pharmacists are educated to do increases confidence and willingness to visit the pharmacy for key health services like chronic disease management. Our final set of panellists reviews recent public opinion polling and where we go from here.

Our chronic disease management panellists and Summit attendees rally around the Oilers to kick start the afternoon sessi...
06/06/2024

Our chronic disease management panellists and Summit attendees rally around the Oilers to kick start the afternoon sessions at the .

While most Canadians are somewhat familiar with the role of pharmacists, far fewer understand the training and education...
06/06/2024

While most Canadians are somewhat familiar with the role of pharmacists, far fewer understand the training and education that pharmacists receive. Our Workforce panel is talking about the workforce of the future and how we can increase access to pharmacist care.

Our second panel at the   is a much anticipated look at the new pharmacy-led primary care clinics in Nova Scotia, which ...
06/06/2024

Our second panel at the is a much anticipated look at the new pharmacy-led primary care clinics in Nova Scotia, which we know have contributed to a reduction of almost 10% in ER visits.

We’re kicking off the   with an amazing panel of health-care leaders who are giving us some very poignant insights into ...
06/06/2024

We’re kicking off the with an amazing panel of health-care leaders who are giving us some very poignant insights into what our system looks like and where we need to go.

06/06/2024

The Transforming Primary Care in Canada Summit gets underway this morning! We're thrilled to be hosting these critical discussions with health-care leaders about the future of and teams in primary care: https://ow.ly/eNmk50SaFoY

Happy  !Check out the new Choosing Wisely Canada climate-conscious recommendations for   from Canadian Society of Hospit...
06/05/2024

Happy !

Check out the new Choosing Wisely Canada climate-conscious recommendations for from Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists and CPhA!

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