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  • OPA Bulletin - February 12, 2019

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    • Health Canada updates to opioid prescriptions
    • Evaluation of the fentanyl patch-for-patch program in Ontario
    • Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program Notice
    • Notification from Pfizer: Supply Interruptions – ZINECARD, 250 mg

    • CDE Exam Preparation Course March 2-3, 2019
    • Identifying Drug Interactions
    • Point of Care Screening Programs in Community Pharmacy

    • New Horizons in Pharmacy - Webinars with OPA Leadership
    • Ask the Customer Experience and Administration Team
    • Insurance Highlight: Q&A on the OPA Secure Health Plan
    • OPA Cup - Celebrate Pharmacist Awareness Month and support your team!
    • ICYMI: Have you seen our insurance product videos?

    • Health Canada updating safety review of breast implants

  • OPA Bulletin - February 5, 2019

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    • ICYMI: OPA recommendations to OHIP+ consultation
    • ICYMI: OPA news release supporting "Devlin" report on Improving Health Care and Ending Hallway Medicine
    • Have you got what it takes? OPA is hiring a new CEO!
    • Research position with Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network (OPEN)

    • CDE Exam Preparation Course March 2-3, 2019
    • Third Party Audits: An Introduction
    • Selling What You Can Do For Your Clients

    • What our members are saying
    • Ask the Practice Support Network
    • Insurance Highlight: Have you protected what pays for your car, home, and everything else? Watch our video.

    • DDD Notice No. 19024 posted February 4, 2019 Notice from the Executive Officer
    • DDD Notice No. 19023 posted February 1, 2019 Prescription Forgery Alert
    • DDD Notice No. 19022 posted January 31, 2019 Notice from the Executive Officer
    • DDD Notice No. 19021 posted January 30, 2019 Prescription Forgery Alert

  • OPA Bulletin - January 29, 2019

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    • Important deadline approaching for PLI insurance
    • Bell Let's Talk Day resources and information for pharmacy
    • Health Canada resources for managing opioids
    • Pain competence assessment tool (PCAT) survey from the Musculoskeletal Program at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI)
    • New tool for veterinary antimicrobial sales reporting

    • FREE! New live opioid webinars - four sessions to choose from
    • 2019 Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist Exam Prep Course - online
    • CV Health Coaching for Pharmacists – Cardiovascular Training

    • Who best to nominate you for the OPA Patient Impact Award than your patients?
    • Ask the Customer Experience and Administration Team
    • Insurance Highlight: Why do I need disability insurance?
    • Winter promotion - OPA members receive 20% off admission to Museum of Illusions
    • Last week for eBulletin and eDIRC for those who have not renewed their membership or subscription

    • DDD Notice No. 19020 posted January 28, 2019 Prescription Forgery Alert
    • DDD Notice No. 19019 posted January 23, 2019 ODB FORMULARY – EDITION NO. 43, Summary of Changes – January 2019
    • DDD Notice No. 19018 posted January 23, 2019 Prescription Forgery Alert

  • OPA Bulletin - January 22, 2019

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    • Health Canada updates to opioid prescriptions
    • Evaluation of the fentanyl patch-for-patch program in Ontario
    • Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program Notice
    • Notification from Pfizer: Supply Interruptions – ZINECARD, 250 mg

    • CDE Exam Preparation Course March 2-3, 2019
    • Identifying Drug Interactions
    • Point of Care Screening Programs in Community Pharmacy

    • New Horizons in Pharmacy - Webinars with OPA Leadership
    • Ask the Customer Experience and Administration Team
    • Insurance Highlight: Q&A on the OPA Secure Health Plan
    • OPA Cup - Celebrate Pharmacist Awareness Month and support your team!
    • ICYMI: Have you seen our insurance product videos?

    • Health Canada updating safety review of breast implants

  • OPA Bulletin - January 15, 2019

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    • OPA message to members regarding recent media coverage
    • Research into emergency department visits supports expansion of scope in pharmacy
    • Nominate a colleague - 2019 OPA Awards submissions now being accepted
    • Universities celebrate white coat ceremonies

    • The Master Plan for Diabetes Continuing Education Program
    • FREE Opioid Addictions and Substitution Therapy Webinars
    • Managing Your Pharmacy: the Business Essentials

    • Don't forget to update your RxFiles subscription
    • New additions to member benefits
    • Ask the Customer Experience and Administration Team
    • Health insurance for your children

    • DDD Notice No. 19010 posted January 11, 2019 Prescription Forgery Alert
    • DDD Notice No. 19009 posted January 11, 2019 Prescription Forgery Alert
    • DDD Notice No. 19008 posted January 10, 2019 Prescription Forgery Alert
    • DDD Notice No. 19007 posted January 10, 2019 Prescription Forgery Alert

    • MedEffect Notice - safety review of Fibristal (ulipristal acetate)

  • OPA Bulletin - January 8, 2019

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    • OHIP+ brings proposed new regulatory changes
    • Pharmacy students encourage uptake of MedsChecks in new video
    • Asthma Management: The Essentials
    • Smoking cessation services program for your patients' new year's resolutions
    • Certified Diabetes Educator Preparation
    • Call for Research for Pharmacy Experience Pharmacie (PxP)
    • OPA early bird winners!
    • The importance of a DIRC subscription in today's pharmacy environment
    • Ask the Practice Support Network
    • Notice No. 19003 posted January 02, 2019 Prescription Forgery Alert
    • Drug Shortage Health System Alert: Etoposide and Erwinia asparaginase
    • DDD Notice No. 18161 posted December 21, 2018 Notice from the Executive Officer

  • OPA Bulletin - December 11, 2018

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    • Last week for OPA and DIRC early bird offers!
    • Measuring patient outcomes effectively - Ontario Pharmacist Magazine message from OPA Chair
    • December social marketing for members
    • New! An Update on Direct Oral Anticoagulation
    • New! Implementing Smoking Cessation Services in Pharmacy
    • New! PD Bundles for 2019
    • Do your homework on PLI insurance policies
    • Shift Assist™ - your real-time staffing assistant
    • Job postings for the pharmacy professional
    • The must-attend pharmacy event of 2019 - Pharmacy Experience Pharmacie (PxP)
    • Drug Shortage Health System Alert: Hydralazine Injection
    • Prescription Forgery Alert

  • OPA Bulletin - December 4, 2018

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    Pharmacy News
    • DDD Notice No. 18150 posted November 29, 2018 Notice from the Executive Officer
    • DDD Notice No.18151 posted November 30, 2018 Prescription Forgery Alert
    • DDD Notice No.18152 posted December 04, 2018 Notice from the Executive Officer: Completion of Strengthening Pharmacy Payment Management
    • Important reminder from OPA for pharmacy professionals

    News from OPA
    • First winners of the OPA early bird membership draw!
    • NEW! FREE! Assessment and Management of Patients with Migraine and PD Bundles
    • Ask the Customer Experience and Administration Team
    • Reminder on Professional Liability Insurance Claims Reporting
    • University of Toronto professor provides drug interaction app for pharmacists treating patients with HIV

  • OPA Bulletin - November 27, 2018

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    Pharmacy News
    • DDD Notice No. 18146 posted November 20, 2018 Prescription Forgery Alert
    • DDD Notice No. 18148 posted November 22, 2018 ODB FORMULARY, EDITION NO. 43, Summary of Changes – November 2018
    • DDD Notice No. 18149 posted November 23, 2018 Prescription Forgery Alert
    • Drug Supply Health System Alert: Etoposide

    News from OPA
    • OPA Membership and DIRC Subscription Early Bird Ends December 14, 2018!
    • Call for Speakers Reminder
    • CPhA Drug Shortage Survey
    • Ask the Practice Support Network
    • Highlights in Professional Development​
    • Don't Forget about Extended Reporting Period on your Expired PLI policy
    • OPA Supporting Pharmacy Students in their Careers at University of Toronto Career Fair
    • Survey on Antimicrobial Stewardship from University of Waterloo

  • OPA Bulletin - November 13, 2018

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    Pharmacy News
    • 2018 CFP Innovation Fund Winners
    • Amendments to the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

    News from OPA
    • Resources to Support Your Flu Campaign
    • Research and Advocacy
    • Ask the Professional Support Network
    • Highlights in Professional Development​
    • Vicarious Liability Insurance

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