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Covid confidential – Tracey Phillips: “It takes a Village.”

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As I sit down to write this, I realize it was a year ago that I wrote about my thoughts, and mainly my anxieties, around operations during the pandemic. I didn’t realize it was my pandemic anniversary too! At that time, I challenged you to step up and be a leader in your community. That opportunity was all around you. And for the last year, that is what we’ve seen from pharmacy professionals across the country. Read more

Top stories from 2020: Tackling the opioid crisis – leave no solution behind

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Craig Plain
As a pharmacist serving Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community, I’ve seen first-hand the devastating impact of the opioid crisis and COVID-19 converging. The dire situation across many parts of the country is very real. Read more

Pharmacy Leader profile: Christine Poulin – “COVID-19 has pushed our system to its limit.”

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As I was evolving my career, not many women were in positions of leadership, and I think very few were willing to talk about how difficult it is to manage their personal lives and continue to grow in their careers. Read more

CPhA calls for clarity in rollout of COVID19 vaccine

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CPhA
The Canadian Pharmacists Association has called for a coordinated strategy to ensure healthcare professions are ready to administer vaccines once they arrive in Canada. Read more

Transforming pharmacy school instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Caitlin Carter
In the spirit of experimentation, I decided to convert two of my four lectures into online modules using Articulate. Read more

When your patients begin to travel abroad

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As COVID-19 has changed a lot of our travel plans, how they have changed has been an interesting shift. The thought of travel can be enticing, but there is a lot for our patients to consider. Read more

Pharmacy Leader profile: Sari Westermarck – “One of the greatest challenges is COVID19.”

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One of the greatest challenges is COVID19. Read more

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

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CPhA
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

Why social media is the perfect platform for pharmacists

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Lindsay Dixon1
Every pharmacist has a voice. Where are your customers when they are not in your stores or places of practice? On social media. Read more