CPO CONVERSATIONS: ON PHARMACY, THE NEXT GENERATION
In this month’s issue of CPO Conversations, CPO Danielle Paes looks back on her recent trip to CAPSI’s Professional Development Week. She reflects on the value pharmacy students bring to our profession and how the experience has reminded her of the bright vision for pharmacy that we are building together.
UPGRADE TO CPS FULL ACCESS TO ASSESS AND PRESCRIBE FOR MINOR AILMENTS
As more provinces enable pharmacists to assess and prescribe for minor ailments, CPS Full Access is your source for the latest, most comprehensive information for effectively managing minor ailments in your practice! Upgrade your CPS Drug Information subscription to CPS Full Access for the most current, evidence-based information, including diagnosis, treatment, management and drug therapy for minor ailments.
CPhA JOINS COALITION FOR ACTION FOR HEALTH WORKERS
CPhA has been invited to join the Coalition for Action for Health Workers, a new Government of Canada coalition that will inform immediate and longer-term solutions to address significant health workforce challenges. This invitation has come as a result of our advocacy efforts and will provide us with a direct and significant opportunity to influence government policy on addressing the ongoing health human resources crisis.
CANADIAN PHARMACY HEART FAILURE SYMPOSIUM: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Registration is now open for the Canadian Pharmacy Heart Failure Symposium! Coming to you virtually on February 4, the first-ever Canadian heart failure conference aimed specifically at pharmacy professionals in all practice settings will provide you with the latest information and evidence you need to support your patients living with heart failure. This one-day event gives you the opportunity to earn up to 4 CEUs from the comfort of your own home, on topics including diagnosis and assessment, role of the pharmacist, guideline updates, patient perspectives and more!
RESOURCE ROUND-UP: CHILDHOOD VACCINATION
CPhA has gathered a series of tools and resources to help support you in your efforts to vaccinate children in your community. We have a caregiver checklist, practice tools, NACI guidelines, decision-making resources and more to help you provide a positive vaccination experience for your youngest patients! Plus, make sure you check out “Steps towards equitable vaccination: A rapid review of factors to support vaccine uptake in children and youth with medical vulnerability” - a new report from Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) and Children’s Healthcare Canada (CHC) aimed at identifying factors contributing to vaccine hesitancy and vaccine confidence promotion for children and youth with medical vulnerability.
YOUR VOICE MATTERS: SURVEY ON VACCINE SENTIMENT AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS
The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA), in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), is starting a project to analyze if and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted healthcare and public health workers' sentiment towards vaccination. In particular, WFPHA seeks to understand any sentiment changes concerning the COVID-19 and seasonal flu vaccinations. Has the pandemic had an impact on your attitude toward vaccination? Please complete this survey to ensure Canadian data is included in this important work.