You entered the pharmacy profession because of your drive to help patients. Your OPA membership helps you add even more value to your pharmacy team. By purchasing a membership, you equip yourself to play an active role in the pharmacy community, while receiving the resources, knowledge and best practices to deliver the highest possible standard of patient care.
Here’s what your membership offers you:
- Insurance - Receive access to substantial savings on professional liability insurance designed just for pharmacy technicians, along with cost-saving options for our many other lines of coverage, including home and auto insurance.
- Continual Professional Development – Your OPA membership earns you discounted professional development opportunities at every stage of your career, including access to some member-exclusive courses designed specifically for technicians like you. This year, a special professional development focus will consist of education to meet the needs of Pharmacy Technicians including specific online learning modules. In addition, members receive deeply discounted registration rates at our annual conference.
- Important News and Updates – OPA provides a variety of important bulletins to members. From medical information, to industry news, to updates about regulatory and practice changes, your OPA membership keeps you in the know.
- Advocacy – We are fighting for you, and for all Ontario’s pharmacy professionals. As a member, you are represented by a pharmacy technician board member, who understands your interests on funding, scope of practice and so much more. Members also receive a regular advocacy email newsletter, notifying you of our continued efforts with the government.
- Networking Opportunities – You are joining a close-knit community of thousands of dedicated healthcare professionals. Seek out mentorship opportunities and rewarding interactions with your peers with discounted admission to our annual conference and other exclusive networking opportunities.
- Exclusive Member Bonuses – OPA members receive a variety of great bonuses, from discounts on professional and personal insurance, to reduced rates for gym memberships and mobile plans. In fact, your OPA membership includes hundreds of dollars of annual savings and discounts.
An OPA membership delivers great value.
Your membership fee for 2018 offers you so much for just $99, and can be purchased online using the buttons below. At the time of purchase, you will also be able to take advantage of OPA’s best in class Professional Liability insurance.
We’re transforming our profession.
Here’s one more great reason to be an OPA member for 2018: you will be a part of an exciting period of change for pharmacy.
Never before have Ontario pharmacy professionals had such powerful opportunities to improve patient outcomes with technology, increased scope of practice, and up-to-date knowledge. OPA is advocating for you as we embrace and lead this change.
Our 10,000+ strong community of pharmacy professionals has new momentum and energy.
Here are a few last things you may need to know:
If you have an existing OPA web login, but are not currently a member, please use the “renew” link above rather than “join”.
Need a different membership type?
If you have ended up on this page but need to purchase for a different website category, please visit www.OPAmembership.ca to make your selection.
Prefer a PDF form to join?
If you prefer to submit your membership application using a PDF, click here.
If you are in the process of being licensed but are not yet listed on the College's public register, you may be required to provide proof of pre-registration.