Healthy Albertans through excellence in pharmacy practice.
The Alberta College of Pharmacy governs pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacies in Alberta to serve, support, and protect the public's health and well-being.
The Alberta College of Pharmacy values
the health, safety, and well-being of Albertans;
professional and ethical conduct;
accountability for decisions and actions;
transparent expectations and processes;
collaboration and partnerships;
innovation and creativity in fulfilling our mission; and
a positive culture and working environment for our employees.
Message from the President and Registrar
Success in pharmacy practice is defined through the experiences individuals have with their pharmacy team and, more specifically, the degree to which their pharmacy team significantly impacts their personal health needs and expectations.
Message from the public members of Council
As public members, we are making a difference at the Council table. Our voices are heard. Our views are valued. And we aren’t finished yet.
Find out more about what ACP has been doing for the practice of pharmacy in Alberta over the past year.
More efficient. More effective.
Listening and learning
Public, stakeholder, and regulated member perspectives are captured in our tri-annual survey.
Accountable to you
The Alberta College of Pharmacy is responsible for quality pharmacy practice in Alberta. Our responsibilities include:
Registration: ensuring that only qualified pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are licensed, and that all pharmacies provide a practice environment that supports quality practice and patient safety.
Professional Practice: supporting pharmacy professionals in meeting and exceeding the standards of practice, with the goal of providing quality care to patients.
Complaints Resolution: managing the complaints resolution process related to pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacies.
Competence: ensuring that all pharmacy professionals continue active learning to maintain their knowledge and skills at the highest level possible.
Meeting the challenges of a constantly changing landscape
Registration ensures that pharmacy professionals meet the necessary requirements, and develops policies and procedures to make it all work.
Coach. Mentor. Partner.
ACP’s professional practice department supports pharmacy teams to improve patient care.
Resolving complaints using a fair, thorough, and objective approach
ACP takes an education-based approach when resolving concerns, with an emphasis on ensuring excellent pharmacy practice through quality improvement.