2239 pharmacists in BC are now authorized to provide injections — nearly half of all pharmacists. British Columbia is now one of four provinces in Canada where pharmacists can receive authorization to administer injections. In an effort to provide consistency across jurisdictions, the Council of Pharmacy Registrars of Canada (CPRC) has made recommendations to the injection recertification
- You must self-declare your proficiency of knowledge and skills
- If you have not given an injection in the preceding three years, you must be re-trained.
- Re-training will include both the knowledge and technical components.
The Board has approved the recertification requirements recommended by CPRC. Please be aware that these changes to the recertification requirements will be presented to the Board in a bylaw change at a future board meeting.