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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

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

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