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Contraception: A Pharmacist’s Guide to Helping Women Make Informed Choices

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Numerous contraception options have become available over the past number of years. The five comprehensive modules included in this educational program have been designed to help pharmacists educate women about the mechanism of action, as well as the benefits and risks of the various products for contraception that are currently on the market... Read more

Demystifying Biologics Used in Primary Care Settings

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This program will increase the ability of pharmacists to educate patients and other health professionals about biological therapies and their role in the management of certain chronic diseases. Focus is on biological therapies that are used for the treatment of immune-mediated conditions and cancers that are most commonly encountered... Read more

Menopause and the Menopause Transition – Helping Women Make Informed Decisions

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The menopause transition is a complex physiological process that can present significant challenges to a woman in this time of life and beyond. This series of three modules has been designed to help pharmacists discuss evidence-based information about management options with women in the menopause transition and those already in menopause... Read more

The pharmacy leaders of today, inspiring the leaders of tomorrow

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“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.”... Read more

5 top reasons to accelerate your learning at Pharmacy U Toronto

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The third annual Pharmacy U Toronto conference on Jan. 25 at the International Centre will build on the success of the previous two events with an even stronger focus on education to help pharmacists improve their professional and business skills and level of patient care... Read more

Sandra Aylward advocates for expanded roles

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Sandra-Aylward
Sandra Aylward has actively championed the role pharmacists can play to every key stakeholder. Her interactions with government, associations and regulatory bodies have helped to evolve the practice of pharmacy and ensure sustainability through the transition... Read more

Virginia Cirocco rose to the top

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Virginia Cirocco rose to the position of Executive Vice President of Shoppers Drug Mart during her successful 14-year tenure. During this period of constant change within the company, she contributed to its significant growth and greater emphasis on innovation in patient care... Read more

Rose Dipchand uses unconventional approaches

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Rose-Dipchand
Nobody can accuse Rose Dipchand of following a predictable career path. The way she looks at pharmacy and life provides a fresh approach to deal with common issues... Read more

Jane Farnham pushes the boundaries

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Jane Farnham began her career as a hospital pharmacist. Along the way, she practised as a community pharmacist, led a business development team for one of Canada’s largest wholesalers... Read more

Stacy Johnson never says no to opportunity

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Stacy-Johnson
Stacy Johnson has taken every opportunity to move her career forward. Her willingness to change attracted the notice of senior leadership, who envisioned the part she could play in management... Read more