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PHARMACIST PRESCRIBING IN BC

The College of Pharmacists of BC is proposing to the Ministry of Health to expand the scope of practice for pharmacists to be able to prescribe in collaboration with physicians and nurse practitioners in hospital and outpatient clinic settings.

CSHP BC Branch is working to engage the public, healthcare workers and government officials to obtain support for pharmacist prescribing.

To find out more on how you can support the Certified Pharmacist Prescriber initiative, CLICK HERE


Upcoming Events

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CSHP BC Interior Chapter Fall Update

Date and Time: October 24, 2019 (5:15 PM to 8:30PM)
Location: Coast Capri Hotel and Conference Centre, Kelowna, BC

Live-stream option is also available!
Receive up to 2.0 CEUs

Topics and speakers:

  • Opioid Stewardship 
    Dr. Kseniya Chernushkin BScPharm., PharmD., ACPR
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Opioid Stewardship
    Royal Columbian Hospital
  • Update on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
    Dr. Shaylee Peterson BScPharm., PharmD., ACPR
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Cardiology
    Royal Inland Hospital

Contact Claire at Claire.ishoy@interiorheatlh.ca with questions

Brochure: [pdf]
Register now: [link]

CSHP- BC Branch Annual General Meeting

Date and Time:
Friday, November 22 (6:45pm to 8:30pm) and
Saturday, November 23 (8:45 am to 4:00 pm)
Location: Marriott Pinnacle, 1128 W Hastings St, Vancouver

Receive up to 5.25 accredited CEUs!
Livestream option is also available!

Topics and speakers:

  • Taking the Lead
    Luciana Frighetto
    . B.Sc.(Pharm), MBA, FCSHP
    Pharmacy Director, Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services
    FH/PHC/PHSA/VCH
  • Geriatric Cardiology
    Michael Luong. B.Sc, MD, FRCPC
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Associate Director
    Undergraduate Medical Education for Cardiology
    Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia
  • Keynote:
    Generational Differences in Health-related Work and Learning Spaces

    Linlea Armstrong. MD, FRCPC, FCCMG
    Medical Geneticist and Medical Director, Provincial Medical Genetics Program
    Director Faculty Development, Vancouver Fraser Medical Program
  • Prolonged infusion of antibiotics: Rationale for the insanity
    Glen Brown, Pharm.D., FCSHP, BCPS, BCCPS
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care, St. Paul’s Hospital
  • Lipid Targets: Use Them or Lose Them?
    Peter Loewen. B.Sc.(Pharm), Pharm.D., ACPR, FCSHP, R.Ph.
    Associate Professor, UBC Faculty of Pharmacy
    Pharmacotherapeutic Specialist, Vancouver General Hospital
    Glen J. Pearson. B.Sc., B.Sc.(Pharm), Pharm.D., FCSHP, FCCS
    Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
  • The New-ish Antiepileptic Drug
    Katelyn Halpape. BSP, ACPR, Pharm.D., BCPP
    Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan
  • A Practical Approach to Patients with Beta-lactam Allergies – a Case-based Workshop on Assessment, Management and De-labelling Methods
    Jolanta Piszczek, B.Sc.(Pharm), M.Sc. (EBM), Pharm.D.
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial
    Stewardship, Vancouver Island Health Authority
  • Word on the Street: What’s New in OAT Prescribing
    Tamara Mihic. B.Sc.(Pharm), ACPR, Pharm.D.
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Mental Health, St. Paul’s Hospital

Brochure: [pdf]
Register now for the CSHP-BC AGM 2019: [link]
Register now for the CSHP-BC AGM After Party 2019: [link]


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Telus Offer on the NEW iPhone 11 and 11 Pro!

For any orders until the end of the month (October 31 **DEADLINE EXTENDED**), Telus will provide $200 back ($100 credits and $100 Amazon gift card) rather than the standard $100 back. Renewals/upgrades will remain at $50 back. The Amazon gift cards will be emailed to members within 4-6 weeks, instead of being shipped with the phone.

Bonus Offers:

  • Receive $200 back for new activations** or $50 bill credit for upgrades/renewals**
  • A free Gel Skin Case for your smartphone
  • 50% off a car charger
  • Free shipping anywhere in Canada

**A new activation means either transferring from another wireless provider or opening a new account with TELUS with a brand new phone number on a new 2-year contract is eligible for the $100 bill credits plus an additional $100 Amazon gift card. The Amazon gift card will be sent by email within 4-6 weeks.  Upgrades/renewals mean that you are an existing TELUS customer signing up for a new 2-year contract and receives a $50 bill credit.  All bill credits will be applied to your account over a 5-month period if you are eligible. You must be subscribed to our plan for at least 6 months or an additional cancellation fee equivalent to the applicable bonus credits/cash will be applied.  The bill credits are in addition to the device discount you receive when signing a 2-year contract.

For more information and to order, go to: https://cshp-bc.com/members-only-benefits/

Contact cshpbc@gmail.com for any questions

We’re connected.  CSHP-BC Branch Council is pleased to announce that Members and Student Supporters will now be eligible to take advantage of a special Telus Mobility Offer!  Click here to access the deal!


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