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Council Committees

Composition of each committee is set out in its terms of reference and consists of Council members, members of the public, and pharmacists and pharmacy technicians appointed by Council.

Statutory Committees of CPhM Council

Statutory committees are required by law.  The duties of statutory committees are outlined by The Pharmaceutical Act.

Board of Examiners

Mandate: To consider and decide on applications for registration and conditional registration in accordance with The Pharmaceutical Act.

Complaints Committee

Mandate: To address formal complaints submitted by a patient or their agent, a co-worker, employer, or healthcare professional, through the established complaints resolution process.

Discipline Committee

Mandate: To hear matters referred by the complaints committee pertaining to actions, practice or judgment not reflecting standards required by legislation and the Code of Ethics.

Dispensing Practitioners Committee

Mandate: To consider and decide on applications from practitioners who are not members, in accordance with section 11 of the Regulation to The Pharmaceutical Act, to be designated as a dispensing practitioner in order to improve patient care and safety in remote communities that do not have reasonable access to pharmacy services.

Standing Committees of CPhM Council

Standing committees are established by Council, as it deems necessary, to carry out the objectives of the College.

Executive Committee

Mandate: To consider matters between Council meetings and make recommendations to Council.

Governance Committee

Mandate: To provide initial and ongoing review of, and to make recommendations to Council about, the governance structure of the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba.

Ballot Committee

Mandate: To verify the results of Council elections and any other voting matters related to the College.

Awards and Nomination Committee

Mandate: To recommend to Council the recipients of The Pharmacist of the Year, Bonnie Schultz Memorial Award for Pharmacy Practice Excellence, Patient Safety Award, Honorary Life Membership, Honorary Membership, Centennial Award, and other awards of the College as Council determines.

Finance and Risk Management Committee

Mandate: To oversee the financial affairs of the College and be responsible for making recommendations to Council regarding organizational risk.

Audit Committee

Mandate: To provide oversight and review the College’s year-end draft financial statements before they are submitted to Council and to make recommendations to Council with regard to year-end financial statements.

Extended Practice Advisory Committee

Mandate: To provide oversight and make recommendations to Council on matters that relate to extended practice pharmacists as described in part 12 of the regulation to The Pharmaceutical Act.

Quality Assurance Committee

Mandate: To serve as a resource to Council by providing oversight, monitoring and evaluation of the College’s quality assurance/Continuous Quality Improvement program and make recommendations to Council on program enhancements for the purpose of improving pharmacy practice and patient safety.

Quality Assurance Committee – Standards of Practice Division

Mandate: To serve as a resource to Council for reviewing, recommending, and keeping current the standards of practice, practice directions, and practice guidelines for the purpose of improving pharmacy practice, patient health outcomes and patient safety.

Quality Assurance Committee – Professional Development Division

Mandate: To establish areas for continuing competence programs, and promote and facilitate participation in professional development programs, required for maintaining competence and improving practice as a pharmacist or pharmacy technician in Manitoba. To act as a resource to Council by making recommendations for assessing the competence and performance of pharmacists.

Becoming a CPhM Committee Member

Composition of each committee is set out in its terms of reference and consists of Council members, members of the public, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.  Those interested in becoming a committee member with the CPhM are encouraged to review Committee Service and submit a Committee Expression of Interest Form to info@cphm.ca.

Meetings and Minutes

CPhM Council meets five times per year and meetings are open to the public.

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Council

CPhM is governed by Council. By legislated mandate, CPhM must protect the public interest and ensure patients receive safe, ethical care.

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