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Member Benefits

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CPhA has a new membership and governance model. In this new model, we're working with our provincial and national pharmacist advocacy associations across Canada to speak with one strong, unified national voice. Pharmacists who are members of CPhA's Organizational Members are now CPhA Associates. Register with CPhA as an Associate to take advantages of your new CPhA benefits, including:


Our new membership model gives our profession an opportunity to speak with one strong, national voice when negotiating or representing the profession with:

  • Provincial government
  • Federal government
  • Pharmacy chains
  • Private payers & PBMs
  • Other health associations
  • Manufacturers

News and Information

CPhA associates and affiliates can choose to receive news and information on a variety of CPhA and pharmacy-related topics, including:

  • International perspective on developments affecting pharmacy around the world through CPhA’s membership in the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and Pharmintercom
  • Details on CPhA’s consultations and advocacy efforts with Health Canada, other federal government departments, House of Commons and Senate committees and other national health care associations
  • Breaking news bulletins on national pharmacy issues that affect your everyday practice
  • National, cross-jurisdictional insights on advancing scope of practice and regulatory changes
  • Progress in pharmacy practice research, highlighting how Canadian and international pharmacists are turning knowledge into practice

Canadian Pharmacists Journal (CPJ)

Print (6 issues/year) and online subscription - Save over $100 (associate price $10; reg. $125)
The Canadian Pharmacists Journal is the voice of pharmacy practice research in Canada, focusing on the evidence for pharmacist care.

Valuable Programs and Services

e-Therapeutics Highlights CE - Free for associates/affiliates - (reg. $139)
A weekly CE program helping you stay current with the latest in evidence-based Canadian drug and therapeutic information; worth up to 13 CEUs per year.

ADAPT Patient Care Skills Development Program - Save $600 (associate price $1299; reg. $1899)
Transform your ability to manage your patients’ medication therapy with ADAPT, an innovative, award-winning, certificate-level, skills development program. ADAPT participants will trial new skills in practical real-world settings, supported by continuous assessment, feedback and mentoring by peers and trained moderators.

Medication Review Services - Save $300 (associate price $150; reg. $450)
This program teaches you the skills and components required for the entire spectrum of the medication assessment process — from providing a basic medication review all the way to implementing and monitoring comprehensive care plans.

Lab Tests - Save $300 (associate price $250; reg. $550)
Lab Tests highlights the main lab results that illustrate the need for, or are affected by drug therapy. Supplemented by case studies, the course is designed as a practical program to quickly bring pharmacists up-to-speed in ordering and monitoring lab results.

CANRISK - Save $50 (associate price $25; reg. $75)
The scope of pharmacy practice is changing and pharmacists now have the opportunity to play a greater role in chronic disease prevention and screening. This program will help you do just that by teaching you to use the CANRISK Diabetes Risk Questionnaire in your pharmacy and screen your patients for their risk of pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes.

QUIT - Save $200 (associate price $100; reg. $300)
Whether you need a refresher on nicotine replacement therapies and other smoking cessation aids, or want to perfect your patient care skills in smoking cessation counselling and care planning, CPhA’s 5.0 CEU online QUIT continuing program will enhance your skills, confidence and ability to provide smoking cessation services.

Networking Opportunities

Reduced conference registration rates - Save $255 (associate price for 2014 $695; reg. $950)
The Canadian Pharmacists Conference brings together more than 500 pharmacists and partners from across Canada for three days of high-quality networking, education and idea exchange.

Access to the Primary Care Pharmacy Specialty Network (PC-PSN) - Free and exclusively for CPhA associates and CSHP members
Join colleagues from across Canada in an online forum providing mentorship and support for pharmacists working in primary care settings.