Membership Benefits

RxA is devoted to the service of our members.

Invest in your professional future by being a RxA member. Your Association provides the innovative tools, education and services needed to deliver high quality, patient-focused care. We Advocate, We Educate, We Support.

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RxA Pharmacist Membership

As a licensed pharmacist in Alberta, you are eligible for a RxA membership.

Pharmacist and New to Alberta pharmacist members will receive the following benefits:

Professional Liability Insurance Optional Add On

  • RxA is dedicated to providing our members with the relevant tools and resources to succeed professionally. This is why we offer claims-made professional liability insurance through the Canadian Pharmacists Benefits Association (CPBA).  

ENVIRx Program Optional Add On

  • Through the ENVIRx Program, pharmacists promote safe and effective drug use while giving Albertans an opportunity to return unused and expired medications to their community pharmacy. The ENVIRx program enables pharmacies to comply with The Pharmacy and Drug Act, which outlines the standards for operating licensed pharmacies.

Professional Development

  • RxA offers accredited, high-quality, affordable, Alberta-focused, educational courses, programs and events for all pharmacists and at a further reduced rate for RxA members.

RxA Member Programs

  • Enjoy exclusive access to discounts on a variety of products and services including
    • Wellness Program
    • Home and Auto Insurance
    • RxA & Blue Cross Healthcare Plans
    • medSask Minor Ailment and Self-Care Guidelines
    • Additional Benefits Include: Lexicomp, Relief Buddy, Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), St. John Ambulance, GoodLife Fitness, Canadian Pharmacists Travel Affinity Program, Telus Discount Offer, EIA Corporate Rewards, GoGoPerks and Dell Canada

Communications 

  • Our weekly e-newsletter, The Capsulekeeps members informed of industry trends, policy news, innovative pharmacy practice, and developments in the Alberta pharmacy community. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn  today!
  • RxA Member Chat Groups is a forum for connecting with RxA members, sharing best practices, processes, posing questions and discussing challenges on pharmacy-related topics.
  • Access the members-only section of RxA’s website for updates on pharmacy-related news and events.

Career Opportunities


U of A Student, Learner or Provisional Pharmacist (Intern) Membership

Eligibility:

  • Currently enrolled in the Entry to Practice Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta.  Please note: The student membership does not apply to the PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists Program.
  • Currently registered as a provisional pharmacist (intern) with the Alberta College of Pharmacy.
  • Currently registered as a learner in the Certificate to Canadian Pharmacy Practice at the University of Alberta.

Students or Provisional Pharmacist members will receive the following benefits:

  • RxA/CPBA/TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Advancing the Profession scholarship awarded annually to a pharmacy student.
  • Discounted registration fees for RxA professional development events.
  • RxA sponsorship of various APSA events and initiatives.  

RxA Member Programs

  • Enjoy exclusive access to discounts on a variety of products and services including
    • Home and Auto Insurance, Lexicomp, Relief Buddy, Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), St. John Ambulance, GoodLife Fitness, Canadian Pharmacists Travel Affinity Program, Telus Discount Offer, EIA Corporate Rewards, GoGoPerks and Dell Canada

Communications 

  • Our weekly e-newsletter, The Capsule, keeps members informed of industry trends, policy news, innovative pharmacy practice, and developments in the Alberta pharmacy community. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn today!

Career Opportunities


Non-Practicing Pharmacist

Eligibility: Any pharmacist that is currently not on the clinical practicing register either temporarily or permanently such as those on maternity leave or retired.

Non-Practicing Pharmacist members will receive the following benefits:

Professional Liability Insurance Optional Add On

  • RxA is dedicated to providing our members with the relevant tools and resources to succeed professionally. This is why we offer claims-made professional liability insurance through the Canadian Pharmacists Benefits Association (CPBA).  

RxA Member Programs

  • Enjoy exclusive access to discounts on a variety of products and services including
    • Home and Auto Insurance
    • Additional Benefits Include: Lexicomp, Relief Buddy, Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), St. John Ambulance, GoodLife Fitness, Canadian Pharmacists Travel Affinity Program, Telus Discount Offer, EIA Corporate Rewards, GoGoPerks and Dell Canada

Contact Kendall Franklin for more information on how to sign up.


Associate Member

Eligibility: Any person who has interest in the conduct of the profession of pharmacy in Alberta and who is not otherwise eligible for membership.

Communications 

  • Our weekly e-newsletter, The Capsule, keeps members informed of industry trends, policy news, innovative pharmacy practice, and developments in the Alberta pharmacy community. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn today! *Does not have access to member chats.

RxA Member Programs

  • Enjoy exclusive access to discounts on a variety of products and services including
    • Home and Auto Insurance, Lexicomp, Relief Buddy, Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), St. John Ambulance, GoodLife Fitness, Canadian Pharmacists Travel Affinity Program, Telus Discount Offer, EIA Corporate Rewards, GoGoPerks and Dell Canada

Contact Kendall Franklin for more information on how to sign up.