Patient wellness through effective pharmacy practice
 

2018-19 Annual Report

Patient wellness through effective pharmacy practice

 
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Our vision

Healthy Albertans through excellence in pharmacy practice.


Our mission

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.

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Our values

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.

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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.

Stan Dyjur, left, and Greg Eberhart

Stan Dyjur, left, and Greg Eberhart


Left to right, Irene Pfeiffer, Al Evans, and Christine Maligec

Left to right, Irene Pfeiffer, Al Evans, and Christine Maligec

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.

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Council

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2018-19 Highlights

Find out more about what ACP has been doing for the practice of pharmacy in Alberta over the past year.

ACP registrar Greg Eberhart, left, and Alberta Primetime host Shawna Randolph

ACP registrar Greg Eberhart, left, and Alberta Primetime host Shawna Randolph

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More efficient. More effective.

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Listening and learning

Public, stakeholder, and regulated member perspectives are captured in our tri-annual survey.

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Comprehensive care

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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.

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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.

Debbie Lee, ACP Registration Director

Debbie Lee, ACP Registration Director

Coach. Mentor. Partner.

ACP’s professional practice department supports pharmacy teams to improve patient care.

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Jim Krempien, ACP Complaints Director

Jim Krempien, ACP Complaints Director

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.

Never stop learning

Continuing competence leads to better patient outcomes.

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Connie Kastelan, Award of Excellence

Connie Kastelan, Award of Excellence

APEX Awards

Margaret Gray, M.J. Huston Pharmacist of Distinction

Margaret Gray, M.J. Huston Pharmacist of Distinction


George Doherty, left, and ACP Council past president Brad Couldwell

George Doherty, left, and ACP Council past president Brad Couldwell

Hannah Kaliel, Leadership Development Award

Hannah Kaliel, Leadership Development Award

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