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Flu season is still here. 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

Pharmacists help their patients manage 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

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

Pharmacist Carlene Oleksyn’s sure-fire strategies to thrive from expanded scope opportunities

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Mr. L. presents with a prescription for pregabalin 25 mg for diabetic neuropathic pain in his legs. The prescription is the same dose he’s been receiving for the past several months. Read more

Guest post: Broadening our expanded scope of practice

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Expanding the roles and responsibilities of pharmacists across Canada should continue to be a top priority to control and contain healthcare costs. Read more

Pharmacy steps outside the comfort zone

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Without question, the profession of pharmacy is continuing to evolve. Not only has scope of practice changed throughout Canada, there is a shift in the delivery and expectation of pharmacist care from both patients and payers. Read more

Watch & Learn: Patient-focused care is key for London Drugs’ Rick Siemens

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When he joined the pharmacy in 1998, Rick Siemens had a vision to transform London Drugs Lethbridge, AB into a patient services-focused practice. Read more