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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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Flu season will be big this year. How good are your injection skills?

Monique Lavoie from Shoppers Drug Mart in Peace River, Alberta, isn't your typical pharmacist. Read more

Infographic. Is it COVID-19?

Pharmacists are ready to offer an unprecedented number of flu shots this year. But what Read more

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What’s your process? How do you deliver professional patient service?

Do you work your customers through their experience of your business in an efficient, logical and friendly manner? Read more

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Pharmacists are ready. Canadians urge expanding COVID-19 asymptomatic testing across Canada

As the new school year begins, and increased rates of COVID-19 are being reported across the country, expanding asymptomatic testing could strengthen much needed capacity in provincial public health testing and provide additional peace of mind for anxious Canadians. 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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Do you have what it takes to be a pharmacy “leader”? Part 2. Do your homework!

A pharmacist I was coaching recently moved to another pharmacy across town. I asked her what prompted her decision to move. “My new boss,” she replied, “isn’t a jerk.” Read more

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So, you want to own a pharmacy Part 5. What’s your niche?

People often decide to become pharmacists because of a love of helping others, or business owners because of an entrepreneurial spirit, but how do you decide what niche and offerings you want to provide in your practice? Read more

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How do In-Trust For accounts work, and why should you care?

Many small business owners, including independent pharmacy owners, continue to utilize “In-Trust For accounts" or ITFs to help save money for their children, for a number of reasons. Read more

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Take special care with kids returning to school and managing Type 1 diabetes

Many pharmacists need to interact with parents of children living with type 1 diabetes who require support at school. 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

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Congratulations to Rita Winn – new vice-chair of Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada

Rita Winn, director, Lovell Drugs Limited, has been appointed the new vice-chair of The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies). Read more

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Pharmacy leader profile: Zubin Austin – “Students today have been learning in teams since they were in kindergarten.”

Students today have been learning in teams since they were in kindergarten. Working together comes naturally to them, and that bodes well for the future of our profession and the health of our patients. Read more