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Young Leader in Pharmacy Farah Aqqad: "... we are working with and for our patients."

I have made it my personal mission to challenge preconceived notions about what pharmacists can and cannot do: to improve and advance health globally. No matter what their career path might be, pharmacists have the ability to influence change and contribute to healthcare.
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Pharmacy U news

What type of pharmacy manager are you?

A recent Canadian Pharmacist Association national survey on pharmacists’ mental health revealed some disturbingly negative results with many of us at risk of leaving the profession and others currently looking elsewhere for work.
Jason Chenard
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Where do we go from here?

It’s important to remember that the role of the pharmacist has always been clinical, but now there is increased awareness, and public expectations have finally aligned with what we’ve been capable of offering for a long time.
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Pharmacy U Vancouver is right around the corner!

Stay tuned for updates on our next event  - Pharmacy U Vancouver. Registration opens in August 2022.

Pharmacy U Vancouver is right around the corner!
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The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed Canada's dependence on foreign countries in the pharmaceutical industry. With 73% of prescriptions filled in Canada being for generic products[1], it is now more important than ever to improve the reliability of the supply chain.

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What are the limits of your pharmacy leadership?

Whether we like it or not, we are all leaders. But even though we are all leaders, we have different skillsets and leadership gifts, and that makes us unique. We are all unique leaders. Today, we will touch on a part of our leadership that may make us a bit uncomfortable. Rest assured, if you become uncomfortable today, that is for your benefit tomorrow.




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Online customer experiences – What we can learn

As health-care professionals, pharmacists have a unique and important role that is multifaceted and ever changing. Every year our scope of practice grows, therapeutic approaches in clinical care evolve, and we face new business pressures.

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  • There's so much to discover with drug interactions

    I became a pharmacist because of my love of science and people. Plus, I love the idea of continual learning. There is so much to discover about pharmacy as a career, how to interact with our patients and new, innovative medicines.
    Rachel Luther
  • Instagram - should pharmacists care?

    Instagram may not be the first social media platform you think of if you're a pharmacist. Sure, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn all spring to mind as useful tools to be part of the vibrant pharmacy community. But Instagram?
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  • How do you manage comments on your social media content?

    Science communication on social media platforms is a powerful tool that can be used to increase the health literacy of our patients, elevate the profile of our profession, and even serve to complement the knowledge of our peers. However, a good dose of caution is always warranted.
  • What goes on behind your closed doors?

    If yours is a larger pharmacy, you may very well offer public washrooms. While what goes on behind those closed doors may not be top of mind when providing healthcare services, you shouldn't turn your back on this important part of your pharmacy.
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