Translating knowledge into practice
Being able to take what you’ve learned and apply it to practice right away is a key element OPA's successful professional development programs. Our live and blended programs mix didactic training with practical skills application – giving you the information you need to succeed, plus the confidence in your skills so that you can begin implementing your learning as soon as you return to your practice. Even our online programs often incorporate tools like case studies and reflective exercise questions.
Choose the format that's right for you
We offer a variety of learning formats - online in-class and blended - which makes it possible for professionals living in all areas of the province to advance their education; it also allows busy professionals to fit learning opportunities into their schedules. We also provide educational programming at the annual OPA Conference.
Choose the topic that's right for you
Wheather you are looking to enhance your knowledge and refine your skills in medication therapy management (MTM), pharmacy professional services, or pharmacy management, we have a program for you. We offer programs on topics including: addictions, chronic conditions, injections, minor/common ailments, travel medicine and more.
Some of our programs are available to OPA members only - find out more about becoming a member.
Registration is easy
You can register for programs online. If you are not an OPA member and never registered to our programs, you'll be asked to create a profile during the online registration process. You can also register by fax or email by completing and submitting a general education registration form. Please allow up to five business days for processing and confirmation of enrolment.
Since 2000, OPA has trained thousands of pharmacists and other health professionals, and we're proud to say that our PD programs receive extremely high satisfaction rankings from participants.
The Ontario Pharmacists Association is one of the few educators to be granted Accredited Provider status by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP). And we pride ourselves on having some of the best expert presenters lead our sessions – meaning you’re learning from the best.