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Canadian Pharmacists Association
Canadian Pharmacists Association
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Pharmacy Practice Research

Pharmacy Practice Research focuses on the assessment and evaluation of pharmacy practice. It includes studies that evaluate pharmacists' roles in a variety of capacities, including systems research, patient-centred research and community-based research that encompasses a variety of determinants of health and their influence on patient outcomes and population health. Pharmacy Practice Research can encompass large-scale, multi-site projects and/or small-scale quality improvement initiatives undertaken to improve understanding of local or practice-specific issues.

CPhA supports pharmacy practice research in Canada through:

  • Canadian Pharmacist Journal (CPJ) CPJ is the voice of pharmacy practice research in Canada, focusing on the evidence for pharmacist care. CPJ is the leading Canadian journal for the application of research and knowledge into pharmacy practice.
  • Annual CPhA Conference to This is an opportunity for pharmacists from across Canada to network with colleagues and to share new and exciting ideas, research and innovation. The research presentations at this conference provides an opportunity for members of the pharmacy community to engage in sessions that promote evidence-based practice and decision-making. Browse though some of our archived research posters here in the CPhA ePoster Library
  • Knowledge to Practice Circle (KPAC) The KPAC is composed of researchers and knowledge users from across Canada and advises CPhA staff in the development and implementation of knowledge mobilization plans, activities and services, in alignment with the organization’s mission to advance the health and well-being of Canadians through excellence in pharmacist care.