Our continuing education program focuses on how to apply business and management theory to day-to-day pharmacy operations, using cases and lessons learned from leaders in the pharmacy industry.
Based on the Pharmacy Management in Canada textbook, this online, self-directed program addresses the key skills and knowledge critical for managing your pharmacy effectively as a business. A copy of this textbook will be shipped to you within 10 business days upon purchase of the program.
For more details on the modules, please see the Course Prospectus.
Number of Continuing Education Units
This program was developed jointly by the Ontario Pharmacists Association and Canadian Pharmacists Association based on original content owned by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy.
A letter of completion is provided in for each module. To receive this letter, participants must complete the following requirements for each module before December 1, 2020.
Note: online access to this program is provided until December 1, 2020.
Supplementary Tools and Resources
Your copy of “Pharmacy Management in Canada (2015)” will be shipped to you within 10 business days upon purchase of the program.
Allied Health Professional Development Fund
This program is eligible for reimbursement through the Allied Health Professional Development Fund (AHPDF) upon successful completion of all seven modules (please refer to AHPDF site for specific reimbursement eligibility). Before applying to the AHPDF, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the letter of completion you must submit along with the other requirements.
Target Audiences and Prerequisites
This program has no prerequisites. It was designed for practising pharmacists, international pharmacy graduates, and pharmacy students, pharmacy owners and managers who are interested in or intending to open, operate or manage a community pharmacy or who are already doing so and wish to improve their management and operation skills.
Subject Matter Experts
Last updated: November 30, 2017
Inquiries: Please contact OPA’s professional development team by phone at 416-441-0788, option 3 (toll-free in Ontario at 1-877-341-0788, option 3), or by email at email@example.com.
Cancellation policy: Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than five days after access to the program has been emailed to you. A $60 (+HST) administration and processing fee will apply. Cancellations will not be permitted once log-in to access the program material has been initiated. Program registration fees will not be refunded after the cancellation deadline.
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