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COVID-19. PHARMACISTS ON THE FRONTLINE:

MANAGING STRESS WHEN OUR WORLD HAS COME TO A HALT

Free webinar on-demand: An integrated and practical approach to coping and transcending challenging times. Watch now

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BLISTASSIST IS A PREPARATION AND VERIFICATION TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVING COMPLIANCE PACKAGING

Manual compliance packaging is a tedious and inefficient task prone to errors. BlistAssist is an innovative, world-first medication blister card packaging assistant that brings accuracy, traceability, and security to a manual process. In this short video, see the device in action, and how the process works between pharmacists and staff members. Watch now

CUSTOM CONTENT:

CONTRACEPTIVE CARE: CLINICAL PEARLS FOR PHARMACISTS

A CPhA survey from earlier this year found that over 70% of Canadian women trust pharmacists to screen, prescribe, counsel and provide recommendations for birth control. Read more

 
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WTF: What The Flu?! Top 5 things to know about flu shots during COVID-19

Interest in influenza immunization is at an all-time high, with a third of Canadians indicating that they’re more likely to get their flu shot this year due to COVID-19. Read more

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How do you staff your pharmacy for success?

Whether you own one store or a chain of pharmacies, staffing is likely to be your largest expense, but also one of the major drivers of patients to your pharmacy. Read more

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Help your patients with diabetes understand their skin problems

The skin offers a window to what is happening inside the body, so changes to the skin may signal a more serious health problem, often serving as a marker for underlying internal disease. Read more

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Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing in the news. Alberta pharmacists led the way

Select pharmacies in Alberta have begun administering COVID-19 tests for those who are asymptomatic and have no known exposure to the virus. Read more
MENTAL HEALTH AND SMOKINGRon Pohar
Smoking rates in patients with psychiatric comorbidities are up to five times higher than in the general population, leading to serious health consequences for these patients.In fact, it has been estimated that approximately 50% of all cigarettes are consumed by individuals with mental health disorders.
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Are you prepping for retirement?

Whether we acknowledge it or not, we all have a nagging little voice in the back of our heads that goes around and around wondering whether we currently have enough money to retire and if so, can we continue to enjoy the lifestyle we have come to expect? Read more

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Infographic. Is it flu…or COVID-19?

Pharmacists are ready to offer an unprecedented number of flu shots this year. But what if your patients think they have the coronavirus? Read more

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3 key tips to help you become a more intuitive, customer-focused pharmacist

Patient services are about applied health benefits, not just features. Read more

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Three tips to successful succession planning

Many would-be owners completely overlook the need for a succession plan. Read more
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Pharmacy Leader profile: Bruce Winston – “We’re the stewards of our profession.”

Bruce Winston purchased his first community pharmacy one year after graduating. Today, he is an owner of Sandstone Pharmacies, which operates 19 pharmacies throughout Calgary and rural Alberta. Read more

Andrea D'Angelo

Pharmacy Leader profile: Andrea D’Angelo found her calling in pharmacy staffing & recruitment

Passion for pharmacy and female pharmacy leadership exists in many different forms. Read more

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Pharmacy Leader profile – Susan Beresford knows how to succeed as an independent

Independence of thought, spirit, action or ownership of a commercial enterprise; which of these singular attributes defines an independent? Read more

Darcy Stann

Pharmacy Leader profile: Darcy Stann – “I’m not your average pharmacist.”

Darcy Stann is the principal consultant with the Firebird Management Consulting Group, which offers strategic planning, government relations, sales management and more to pharmacy companies, organizations and associations. Specialty medications are an area of expertise, including high-cost biologics. Read more