The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding attendance at B.C. Branch C.S.H.P. sponsored events.
This award is presented to three hospitals (large, medium and small) based the size of their pharmacy staff as stated below. Note that the FTEs count includes all pharmacists including directors, supervisors, and permanent full time and part time pharmacists.
- The large hospital award is presented to a hospital with thirty or more full time equivalent (FTE) pharmacists.
- The medium hospital award is presented to a department with ten to 19.99 FTE pharmacists.
- The small hospital award is presented to a department with less than ten FTE pharmacists.
All hospital pharmacy departments in British Columbia are eligible for this award provided they have staff who are active members of C.S.H.P.
The B.C. Branch C.S.H.P. Programs Chair will review the attendance record for each B.C. Branch C.S.H.P. sponsored events during one “B.C. Branch year” (including the AGM of the previous year up to but not including the AGM of the current year).The selection will be made by the Awards Committee Chair and is based on the greatest percentage of pharmacists attending these events during the year.
The award will consist of a plaque engraved acknowledging the current recipients. The plaque will be presented at the AGM. Plaques will be forwarded from past winners to current winners annually. The B.C. Branch C.S.H.P. Awards Committee will reassess this award on a yearly basis.