An Orientation to Prescribing by Pharmacists in Newfoundland and Labrador 

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Successful completion of the Orientation to Prescribing by Pharmacists program is a requirement for all pharmacists who wish to apply for authorization to prescribe in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Time Commitment

This program is estimated at ≈ 1.5 hours of learning for a total of 1.5 CEUs.

Multi-Device Compatible

Access all interactive and video components from your desktop, tablet or mobile device.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board.


Overview


Successful completion of the Orientation to Prescribing by Pharmacists program is a requirement for all pharmacists who wish to apply for authorization to prescribe in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The program describes the minimum expectations for pharmacists involved in prescribing to patients as detailed in the NLPB Standards of Practice – Prescribing by Pharmacists. The Standards are intended to promote consistency in the provision of this service to the people of this province.

Learning Objectives

After completing this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Define the categories of prescribing by pharmacists in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Explain the requirements for pharmacists to prescribe
  • Describe the limitations and exclusions to prescribing
  • Describe the operational standards that must be in place prior to pharmacists prescribing
  • Describe the general and specific practice standards that pharmacists must adhere to when prescribing

Planning Committee

  • Melanie Healey, B.Sc.(Pharm), R.Ph.

  • Noelle Patten, B.Sc.(Pharm), R.Ph.
  • Margot Priddle, R.Ph., B.Comm.

Accreditation Details

Accreditation Number: NL20170724

This continuing education program has been accredited by the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board for 1.5 CEUs.

Accreditation Expiry: July 24, 2018

For further inquiries, please email us at: contact_us@advancingpractice.com

Price: $50.00 (CAD)