These 2 pharmacy students purchased 6,240 vaccines to help protect children from preventable diseases


Pharmacy students are the future of the profession. And for some pharmacy students, that future is now. That’s why I have dedicated a blog series, Student Sit-down, to showcase pharmacy student-led projects that are improving the pharmacy profession, the healthcare system, and more! Vaccines protect children against serious diseases and play an important role in … Continue reading These 2 pharmacy students purchased 6,240 vaccines to help protect children from preventable diseases

How to help your patients manage medications during Ramadan


With Muslims set to observe the month of fasting on May 6, where they refrain from eating or drinking between dawn and sunset every day, pharmacists play an important role in helping manage their medications around this new schedule. This article provides useful tips for pharmacists to help their Muslim patients throughout Ramadan, from general … Continue reading How to help your patients manage medications during Ramadan

BC might become only province without pharmacist prescribing for minor ailments


With the Ontario government moving towards implementing pharmacist-led minor ailment services that would allow pharmacists to prescribe for a number of common conditions, BC will soon be the only province without such services. Is pharmacist prescribing for minor ailments needed? Healthcare costs in BC are mounting, with nearly half our provincial budget spent towards it.1 … Continue reading BC might become only province without pharmacist prescribing for minor ailments

How these 2 pharmacy students are improving interprofessional collaboration


Pharmacy students are the future of the profession. And for some pharmacy students, that future is now. That’s why I have dedicated a blog series, Student Sit-down, to showcase pharmacy student-led projects that are improving the pharmacy profession, the healthcare system, and more! Introducing the first ever Student Sit-down with Travis Orange and Chase Richer … Continue reading How these 2 pharmacy students are improving interprofessional collaboration

7 reasons you should be proud to be a pharmacist


March is Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM), a time to celebrate the contributions that pharmacists make to the Canadian healthcare system. PAM also provides a key opportunity for us to educate the public on the valuable services we deliver. “I didn’t know pharmacists could do that!”This is a common reaction we hear when offering new services … Continue reading 7 reasons you should be proud to be a pharmacist