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Accredited Learning Activities

Professional development learning activities help to ensure pharmacy professionals remain competent to practice by maintaining and upgrading their knowledge and skills.

Recognized Accrediting Bodies

The College recognizes learning that has been accredited or provided by the following organizations:

  • The College of Pharmacists of Manitoba (CPhM)
  • The Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • The American Medical Association (AMA)
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (MOCOMP)
  • The College of Family Physicians of Canada (Mainpro)
  • Canadian University that provides continuing professional development/courses relevant to pharmacy practice

Pharmacist Independent Study and Self-Accreditation

Pharmacists can self-accredit independent studies and research as part of professional development learning activities. Please see the Professional Development Pharmacist Independent Study Self-Accreditation Package for further information on the criteria and requirements.

The Pharmacist Independent Study Self-Accreditation Form is available as a fillable PDF here.

CPR and First Aid Course

You can record a maximum of 12 CEUs in a three consecutive-year period from accredited programs in first aid and/or CPR. For a list of approved CPR and First Aid courses, please see the Government of Manitoba’s Workplace Safety and Health Approved Training Providers.

To receive accreditation for live CPR/first aid training, please complete the CPR and First Aid Courses Statement of Participation. Attach a copy of the CPR/first-aid certificate you receive from the accredited provider to the Statement of Participation for your records.

Please note the following:

  • Licensed pharmacists must keep a copy of their CPR certificate (issued by the CPR/First Aid provider) in case they are chosen for the annual Professional Development review.
  • The statement of participation can only be used for live CPR/First Aid Programs from an accredited provider.
  • Pharmacists may only claim CEU for the actual number of hours attended excluding breaks.
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Preceptorship

Pharmacists who act as preceptors for pharmacy students, residents, interns, and technicians not only gain professional satisfaction, but can also use their participation as an accredited learning activity.

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Recorded PD programs

Pharmacy professionals can access a variety of free accredited professional development (PD) programs.

We evaluate each recorded PD program on an annual basis to ensure they remain relevant and accurate.

Claiming Continuing Education Credits for Recorded PD Programs

You can claim CEUs for the recorded PD programs by completing a program evaluation form and submitting it using the instructions on the form.

Upon receiving your evaluation form, we will email a CEU certificate to you. The number of CEUs you can claim for each recorded PD program is listed with the program descriptions below.

Please note: Reviewing the supporting handouts or slides for the recorded sessions on their own is not an accredited learning activity.

Overdose in the Era of COVID-19 & Approaching Mental Health in Pharmacy Practice

Recorded on: November 23, 2021

Accreditation: 1.5 CEU

Program Resources:

Unanswered Questions

Program Slides

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Lessons from Complaints: Navigating Mental Health and Addiction

Recorded on: October 27, 2021

Accreditation: 2.0 CEU

Program Resources:

Program Slides

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Lessons from Complaints: Trends and Expectations

Recorded on: November 24, 2020

Accreditation: 2.0 CEU

Program Resources:

Program Slides

Questions and Answers

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Special General Meeting: Pharmacist Prescribing Amendments

Recorded on: February 12, 2018

Expiry: February 28, 2023
Accreditation: College of Pharmacists of Manitoba Accredited for 2.0 CEU
File number: 18003M

On Monday, February 12, 2018, the College held a Special General Meeting (SGM) to update the membership on Council and College initiatives.

Program Resources:

Meeting Agenda

Meeting Materials

Program Slides

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Special General Meeting: Pharmacist Prescribing for Self-Limiting Conditions and Streamlining of Regulation Amendment Process

Recorded on: June 19, 2017

Expiry: June 30, 2020
Accreditation:
This program is no longer accredited for continuing education units but is a valuable resource to pharmacist san pharmacies
File number:
17033M

On Monday, June 19, 2017, the College held a Special General Meeting (SGM) to discuss developments since the last Annual General Meeting.

Program Resources:

Meeting Package

Program Slides

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Fundamentals of Prescribing for Manitoba Pharmacists Presentation

From the Script to the Medical Examiner: Resources for Pharmacy Intervention

Recorded on: October 10, 2019

Expiry: Oct. 31, 2021
Accreditation:
College of Pharmacists of Manitoba Accredited for 2.0 CEU
File Number:
19018M

Program Resources:
From the Script to the Medical Examiner: Resources for Pharmacist Intervention

Polypharmacy and Other Risky Business

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Culture Shift 101: Safety and Just Culture in Community Pharmacy

Pharmacy Management Leadership and Legal Responsibilities

Recorded on: January 20, 2016

This program is no longer accredited for continuing education units, but is a valuable resource to pharmacists and pharmacies.

File number: 16002M

Program Resources:

Pharmacy Management Requirements

Pharmacy Site Quality Assurance

Pharmacy Management Leadership & Legal Responsibilities

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Prescribing Exempted Codeine Products

Recorded on: January 14, 2016

Expiry: January 31, 2022
Accreditation:
College of Pharmacists of Manitoba Accredited for 2.0 CEU
File number:
16001M

Program Resources:

Exempted Codeine Products: Perceptions, Principles, & Optimizing Practice

Exempted Codeine Preparations: Prescribing for Manitoba Pharmacists

Exempted Codeine Prescription by a Pharmacist template (Please note this document has not been approved by College Council)

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Online PD programs

Several websites provide accredited programs online. These programs will help advance your practice.

Self-Limiting Conditions Independent Study Program for Manitoba Pharmacists

This program is not available online currently. The cost to complete each module is $50 plus GST. If you would like to pursue this independent study please contact CPhM at reception@cphm.ca.

Manitoba Module: Ordering Laboratory Tests

This program is not available online currently. The cost to complete each module is $50 plus GST. If you would like to pursue this independent study please contact CPhM at reception@cphm.ca.

Manitoba Module: Administration of Injections

The Injection Competency – Manitoba Module 16 is a training requirement for all pharmacists applying for injection authority in Manitoba. The Manitoba Module is hosted by Continuing Pharmacy Education, College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University. The registration form for this program is available at the following link:

https://registeratcontinuingeducation.dal.ca/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=107769

Pharmacy Technician PD Programs

Pharmacy technicians can complete and claim learning activities accredited for pharmacists, but must be mindful of their scope of practice. Note that pharmacists cannot claim learning activities accredited for pharmacy technicians.

Many of the resources listed below offer professional development opportunities specifically to support pharmacy technicians in their competency.

Canadian Healthcare Network

Canadian Health Network (CHN) hosts a collection of healthcare publications for a variety of healthcare professions. CHN is the online home of pharmacy practice+, TECHtalk newsletter, TECHtalk CE and eCortex.

Canadian Pharmacy Technician’s Letter

The Therapeutic Research Center publishes this newsletter, which features a variety of articles related to technicians in pharmacy practice. Additionally, the site offers continuous education programs and trainings.

Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy

The Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) is a national organization that accredits continuing pharmacy education programs. The CCCEP website features a search engine for pharmacy professionals to find accredited educations programs across Canada.

Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada

The Institute for Safe Medication Practice Canada (ISMP Canada) is an independent national not-for-profit organization committed to the advancement of medication safety in all healthcare settings. ISMP Canada provides registrants with ISMP Canada Safety Bulletins and Alerts as well as online learning.

Pear Healthcare Solutions Inc.

Pear Healthcare Solutions Inc. creates and hosts a number of accredited continuing education programs through its Health eLearning platform.

PharmacyTechCE.org

PharmacyTechCE.org is a subscription-based continuing education service for pharmacy technicians hosted by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

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