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Flu season is here, and pharmacists are ready.

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Expanded scope of practice has proven to be a shot in the arm for Canadians and their pharmacists. Literally. Read more

6 top tips for pharmacists to help travellers get on their way safely

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Whether for trekkers taking the road less travelled or intrepid hikers braving the urban jungle, pharmacists are the ideal go-to resource for health-conscious explorers. Read more

Minor ailments and more

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Across Canada pharmacists are enjoying an expanded scope of practice – and patients are reaping the benefits. For many pharmacists, contemporary practice now includes prescribing for minor ailments and renewing physician scripts. Read more

Having tough talks with your patients about GERD

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With GERD affecting approximately one in four Canadians,1 pharmacists like Susie Jin from Cobourg, Ont. are taking an active role in ensuring all of their patients are reaching optimal gastrointestinal outcomes. Read more

Intake – Where it’s at

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When I graduated from pharmacy over 20 years ago, the buzz and excitement at the time was "pharmaceutical care". I remember carrying to my first job a copy of Hepler and Strand’s "Opportunities and Responsibilities in Pharmaceutical Care”(1990). Such was my enthusiasm to provide this type of care. Read more

Catering to patients in residential care centres

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Valérie Marcouiller, pharmacist and co-owner, was ready for a new challenge. Read more

Using diabetes tools to help your patients manage their diet

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Patient education is a key component of pharmacy practice. Pharmacists are not only expected to provide information on medications, but increasingly asked more detailed information on the disease and its overall management. Read more

5 top tips to enhance your patient-centred care

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The opportunities to provide additional services to patients and enhance our value to them have never been greater. Read more

Improve your patient care AND grow your consulting business!

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Lisa Woodill from Halifax is a perfect of example of how pharmacists can take education they are passionate about and apply it in their pharmacy practice. Read more

Pharmacists – It’s time to step out from behind the counter!

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Pharmacy practice has largely remained unchanged over the past 20 years. Pharmacists still perform technical tasks a large majority of their time. Read more