Prescribing Drugs for Self-Limiting Conditions

Pharmacists can expand their scope of practice in the areas of prescribing, drug or vaccine administration, and ordering of screening and diagnostic testing by successfully completing the requisite Council-approved education, training, and application process.


To prescribe a drug included in the category for self-limiting conditions listed in Schedule 3 to the Regulation (excluding smoking cessation), a pharmacist must

The Fundamentals of Prescribing for Manitoba Pharmacists presentation is available at the following link:

The presentation slides are available here.

CPhM does not charge an administrative fee for the Self-Limiting Conditions Independent Study Program for Manitoba Pharmacists, but pharmacists may need to pay subscription fees to access some of the required or recommended resources.

To Apply:

Submit the following documents to mailbox and use subject line: SLC Application – Your Name and Licence #

DPIN Pharmacist Prescriber Number

All licensed pharmacists are entered into DPIN as prescribers. Pharmacist prescriber numbers consist of the prefix ‘X’ followed by the pharmacist’s licence number. For example, ‘X12345.’ Pharmacists use this prescriber number when entering a prescription into DPIN.


Pharmacist giving patient a vaccination

Administering Drugs and Vaccines by Injection

Pharmacists can complete requisite Council-approved education, training, and application process to administer drugs and vaccines by injection.

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