Much has changed since certified pharmacists were first able to independently prescribe emergency contraception pills (ECPs) in British Columbia in 2000.
Learn about the Provincial Opioid Addiction Treatment Support Program (POATSP) and Online Addiction Medicine Diploma developed by the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU).
UBC Continuing Professional Development has partnered with UBC's Therapeutics Initiative to host workshops on prescription drug therapy for family physicians, pharmacists and nurse practitioners.
These interactive workshops are designed to provide practical tools to build a collaborative approach to medication reviews that ultimately improve patient health outcomes. Each workshop will be co-facilitated by a physician and a pharmacist. A few weeks later, a teleconference follows the workshop to discuss the application of these newly acquired tools.
Join endocrinologists, cardiologists, internal medicine specialists, diabetes educators, primary care physicians and other health care professionals as they discuss new and effective methods to improve diabetes care.
The UBC Office of Experiential Education and Continuing Pharmacy Professional Development are hosting the Spring Practice Educator Workshop for 2015.
This full day event will feature lectured and facilitated sessions. Join for a full-day workshop on assessment of student professional competence in practice.
The workshop features Dr. David Fielding and Dr. Peter Loewen as speakers.
The registration deadline is Monday, February 23.
Parkinson Society Canada has launched its first online training module for health care professionals. The free online module – accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada – provides health care professionals with case examples to build their knowledge and expertise around consistently identifying, treating and managing their Parkinson’s patients.
The online continuing education program on professional development for collaborative practice is now open!
Interdisciplinary relationships is one of five key areas as outlined in the College’s Strategic Plan. The College recognizes the importance of seeking opportunities for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to collaborate with each other as well as other members of the larger health care team.
The College of Pharmacists of BC has partnered with the UBC College of Health Disciplines to deliver a continuing education program for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians that promotes interdisciplinary relationships.
Pharmacy Technicians were first to get a sneak peek of the new program when the UBC College of Health Disciplines presented in collaboration with the College at the 9th Annual Pharmacy Technician Conference of BC held in Richmond on October 4 and 5.
UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences invites recently graduated pharmacists (2007-2013) to a one-day Interprofessional Medication Reconciliation Program on Monday, January 12, 2015.
Do you live in Victoria, Kelowna or Prince George or a surrounding community? If so, register for the program today!
The CE-Plus tool got a mini makeover.
The College sent a voluntary survey in September 2013 to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians that had completed CE-Plus asking for feedback on continuing education, the PDAP Portal and the CE-Plus tool. Over 650 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians responded, and their feedback helped shape the following changes: