Online Learning Catalogue


Managing Anaphylaxis 
(How Alberta Pharmacists Can Support School Boards with Government of Alberta Bill 201) 

This session looks at anaphylaxis, its causes and how it presents in patients. Betty outlines how to administer epinephrine via auto-injector.

The course also includes a review of Bill 201 – the Protection of Students with Life-Threatening Allergies Act and how pharmacists can support schools to comply with this legislation.

Presented by Betty Golightly, Heather Scarlett-Ferguson, Laura Waskiewich 

Accreditation Period: January 17, 2020–January 16, 2021

CEU’s:  0.25

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The Pharmacists Role in Obesity Care: A Game Changer in Weight Management?

Join pharmacist Dr. Dan Burton and nurse Kimber Keith as they discuss the pathophysiology of obesity, the role of lifestyle modifications, behavioural therapy and pharmacotherapy.

This session outlines the importance of establishing values rather than goals, helps to learn about resilience and reflection skills in obesity management and describes the importance of interprofessional collaboration.

Presented by Dr. Dan Burton and Kimber Keith
Accreditation Period: January 9, 2020 – January 8, 2021
CEU’s:  1.0

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Patients First: A Practical Approach to Implementing Opioid Assessment into Practice – Part 1: A Patient’s Story

When dispensing opioid medications, pharmacists must be prepared to deal with the possibility of addiction, misuse and diversion. In this session, you will hear a woman describe a patient’s story and explain how health care professionals can better help patients who are prescribed opioids.

Presented by Rosalind Davis

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2019-2924-I-P

Accreditation Period: November 7, 2019 – November 6, 2020

CEU’s:  0.25

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Patients First: A Practical Approach to Reducing Stigma and Applying Harm Reduction I – Collaboration

This program is aimed at helping pharmacists learn about collaboration strategies to assist in the building and maintenance of professional relationships with patients requiring harm reduction measures and how to foster interdisciplinary collaboration. 

Join Essi Salokangas and Dr. Laura Evans as they discuss important aspects of harm reduction and the necessity for collaboration amongst health care professionals when providing opioid agonist therapy.

Presented by Essi Salokangas and Dr. Laura Evans

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2019-2925-I-P

Accreditation Period: November 7, 2019 – November 6, 2020

CEU’s:  1.0

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Patients First: A Practical Approach to Reducing Stigma and Applying Harm Reduction II – Ethics and Communication

This program aims to help pharmacists understand the ethical implications of harm reduction, as well as how to apply the principles of relationship-centered care. You will learn how to apply these principles to clinical interactions with patients who use drugs.

Presented by Helgi Eyford PhD and Dr. Ginetta Salvalaggio

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2019-2926-I-P

Accreditation Period: November 7, 2019 – November 6, 2020

CEU’s:  1.0

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Get Off Your APA! Your Guide to Applying for APA – Online Course

Join Diane Crandall in this four-module course as she provides an overview of the requirements that the Alberta College of Pharmacy (ACP) wants you to include as part of your comprehensive package for submission to ACP for Additional Prescribing Authority (APA). Diane provides a general overview of APA, case requirements, case assessment and reviews the application form.

Presented by Diane Crandall  BScPharm RPh APA CDE CTE

CCCEP Program #:  8007-2019-2822-I-P

Accreditation Period:  May 27, 2020 – May 26, 2021

CEU’s:  6.75

Fees:
RxA Member: $200 + GST = $210.00
Non-RxA Member: $400 + GST = $420.00

To register please email rxa@rxa.ca


The Yearly Booster: Seasonal Influenza Program 2019-2020

Presented by Betty GoLightly

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2019-2900-I-P

Accreditation Period: September 16, 2019 – September 15, 2020

CEU’s:  0.75

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


An Introduction to Medical Cannabis and the Role of the Pharmacist

Presented by Shelita Dattani

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2019-2825-I-P     

Accreditation Period: June 11, 2019 to June 10, 2020

CEU’s:  1.5

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Prescribing for Acne, Allergic Rhinitis and Nail Fungus

Presented by Carlene Oleksyn, BSP, RPh, CDE, Pharmacist

CCCEP Program #:  8007-2019-2904-I-P

Accreditation Period: September 15, 2019 – September 24, 2020

CEU’s: 0.75

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Improving the Experience for Sexual and Gender Minority (LGBTQ2S+) People

Through describing the lived and learned realities of transgender and gender diverse patients and clients, Marni explores how you can better work with, support, and advocate for patients, colleagues, family and friends who identify as sexual or gender diverse (LGBTQ). In this session, she helps pharmacists develop skills in creating a safe, supportive and nurturing environment for people of a sexual or gender minority.

Presented by Marni Panas

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2019-2811-I-P     

Accreditation Period: May 2, 2020 to May 3, 2021

CEU’s:  1.0 

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Balancing Social Media in the Pharmacy Space

Dr. Kelly Grindrod explores the changing role of social media and the pharmacy profession in this session, as well as working through changing perspectives on the role of social media in our daily lives. This session highlights the use of social media for professional development, staying connected to peers, and building businesses.

Presented by Kelly Grindrod

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2019-2790-I-P     

Accreditation Period: April 10, 2020 to April 9, 2021

CEU’s:  1.0 

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Helping Everyday Folks Give Up Smokes

During this presentation, Todd walks through an overview of Tobacco Use Disorder and the pharmacological and non-pharmacological aids available to patients trying to quit using tobacco. This session also provides an overview of the development and implementation of a patient centered tobacco cessation program.

Presented by Todd Prochnau

CCCEP Program #:  8007-2019-2679-I-P

Accreditation Period: February 1, 2019 – January 19, 2021

CEU’s:  2.0

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Finding Answers Module 11: Frequent Dispensing Policy – Appendix C of the Agreement

Presented by Farouk Haji

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2019-2664-I-P 

Accreditation Period: Jan. 11, 2019 to Jan. 5, 2021

CEU’s:  0.75 

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Designing Healthy Living

Attempting to reduce the burden of disease one person at a time is not a sustainable approach to deal with the increasing rates of chronic diseases in a growing elderly population. Join Dr. David Mowat as he shows how our health is shaped by our social and physical environments, explains the importance of designing health living spaces to improve the health of Canadians, and discusses the role pharmacists may play as enablers for population health.

Presented by David L. Mowat

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2018-2604-I-P     

Accreditation Period: Nov. 2, 2018 to Nov. 1, 2020

CEU’s:  1.0 

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Diphtheria-Tetanus-Acellular Pertussis Combined Vaccine For Pregnant Women Pharmacy Immunization Program

This session will help you to understand diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis, and the relevant recommendations for dTap vaccination in pregnancy in light of pharmacists receiving access in January 2019 to publicly funded dTap vaccine.

Presented by Betty Golightly and Heather Scarlett-Ferguson

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2018-2622-I-P 

Accreditation Period: Nov. 25, 2019 – Nov. 24, 2020

CEU’s:  0.50 

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Pneumococcal: The Disease, Vaccines and Newly Publicly Funded Program

In January 2019, pharmacists were given access to publicly funded pneumococcal vaccines to vaccinate people 65 years of age and older. During this session, Betty helps you to understand this disease and the relevant recommendations for pneumococcal vaccination.

Presented by Betty Golightly

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2018-2612-I-P

Accreditation Period: Nov. 16, 2018 to Nov. 13, 2020

CEU’s:  0.75 

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Infertility- Treatment Options and Review of Medications

In this presentation, Peggy provides a general overview of infertility treatment options available to patients, medications that are used (and why), and how pharmacists can participate in the care and support of patients undergoing fertility treatments.

Presented by Peggy Hemstock 

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2018-2413-I-P

Accreditation Period: April 11, 2018 – April 5, 2021

CEU’s:  1.25 

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Parkinson’s Disease: Case Presentation and Overview 

Presented by Darcy Padula 

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2018-2410-I-P

Accreditation Period: April 11, 2018 – April 5, 2021

CEU’s:  1.0 

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Pharmacists Care in Hypertension: Saving Lives and Reducing Healthcare Costs 

Hypertension is the leading risk factors for premature mortality and morbidity. Join Dr. Ross Tsuyuki as he discusses how community pharmacists in Alberta are uniquely positioned to effectively manage hypertension and describes the public health and economic advantage to payers for supporting this model.

Presented by Ross Tsuyuki 

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2018-2369-I-P 

Accreditation Period: March 3, 2020 – March 2, 2021

CEU’s:  1.25 

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Indigenous Health and Reconciliation in Pharmacy 

Join Dr. Jaris Swidrovich as he provides a brief summary of Indigenous history, followed by a discussion on Indigenous health and how the profession of pharmacy may respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada’s Calls to Action. This session describes not only the unique differences in meaning between Indigenous, Aboriginal, First Nations, Metis and Inuit people, but summarizes the key historical and current government policies and practices that affected and continue to affect the health of Indigenous Canadians.

Presented by Jaris Swidrovich

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2018-2368-I-P

Accreditation Period: March 3, 2020 – March 2, 2021

CEU’s:  1.0 

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Mr. T is Feeling Low Testosterone Replacement Therapy in Men

Treating men for testosterone deficiency can be a controversial area of medicine. Join Jill as she explores the myths around the safety and efficacy of hormone replacement therapy, the metabolic pathways for sex hormones in the body (and what happens when testosterone is added, including side effects), and the symptoms of low testosterone in men and the benefits and risks of treatment.

Presented by Jill Moore-Kirkland

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2018-2337-I-P

Accreditation Period: Feb 15, 2018 – Feb 6, 2021

CEU’s:  1.0

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Biologic Medications: Focus on Rheumatoid Arthritis  

Join Alex as she answers some of the most common questions patients ask about biologic medications, describing the technical aspects of biologics and biosimilars, and explaining the risks and benefits of a variety of therapies for rheumatic disease.

Presented by Alexandra Charlton

CCCEP Program #: 8007-2018-2305-I-P
Accreditation Period: Jan. 15, 2018 –  Jan. 5, 2021
CEU’s: 1.25

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


De-Stressing News: Learning to Have a Balanced Life  

Learn to identify sources of stress in your professional and private lives and recognize those same signs in your patients. Join Dr. Stephen Carter as he offers practical suggestions for life balance and stress management and leave with an understanding of self-care strategies.

Presented by Dr Stephen Carter

CCCEP Program #:  8007-2017-2267-I-P

Accreditation Period: Nov 23, 2017 – Nov 11, 2020

CEU’s:  1.0

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Hypertension: An Update and Case-Based Approach to Managing Hypertensive Patients  

Join Dr. Ann Thompson for an update on what’s new in hypertension and a variety of patient case scenarios to highlight the application of hypertension management principles (including monitoring and follow up) and rationale for decision-making.  

Presented by Dr Ann Thompson

CCCEP Program #:  8007-2017-2235-I-P

Accreditation Period: Oct 27, 2017 – Oct 10, 2020

CEU’s:  2.0

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist


Community Based Naloxone – Information for the Pharmacist 

Used in emergency treatment of opioid overdose outside of hospital, naloxone is now an unscheduled drug in Alberta. This program, developed in partnership with Alberta Health Services, enables the entire pharmacy team to understand the principle of harm reduction, how to help patients identify and overdose, and provide Albertans with better access to naloxone.

Presented by Amy Woroniuk and Matt Tachuk

CCCEP Program #:  8007-2017-2297-I-P

Accreditation Period: December 18, 2017 – December 08, 2020

CEU’s:  0.5

Members Now Access Exclusively through GoPharmacist

Pharmacy Store Registration

Click here to REGISTER your pharmacy to participate in the program.  Whenever possible this form should be completed by the Pharmacy Manager.  Please allow 2-3 business days for your registration to be completed.  If you are not able to order kits after that time please send an e-mail to Naloxone.Kit@albertahealthservices.ca


Only pharmacists registered with the Alberta College of Pharmacy may take our courses.