MAP-AP Study – Mental Health Assessment and Prescribing by Alberta Pharmacists

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MAP-AP Study – Mental Health Assessment and Prescribing by Alberta Pharmacists  Purpose: MAP-AP tracks and quantifies the impact of community pharmacists (practicing at the full scope within Alberta) on the management of patients with newly diagnosed Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and/or Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), compared to usual care Setting:  Community pharmacies in Calgary  Participants:  […]

Images of Pharmacy Practice

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Images of Pharmacy Practice Visit: Images of Pharmacy Practice website Pharmacy practice has significantly evolved from a role focused on medication preparation and distribution to that of an accessible, collaborative primary care practitioner. Despite this change,  many of the images of pharmacists, for example on the web and social media, still depict a drug distribution role. […]

IGNITE

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COVID-19: Bringing the ‘Invisible Layer’ of Pharmacists Professional Identity and Roles to Light (IGNITE) Background: Pharmacists are essential frontline heroes who have been fighting the COVID-19 pandemic since day one. They have continually stepped up and provided the highest quality of care to their patients during extremely challenging times. Purpose: To explore the subjectivity of professional […]

Leveraging Implementation and Behavioural Science to Improve Hypertension Management in Women by Primary Care Clinicians

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Leveraging Implementation and Behavioural Science to Improve Hypertension Management in Women by Primary Care Clinicians Principal Investigator(s) Dr. Ross T. Tsuyuki Hypertension Canada (HC) President & Director, EPICORE Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta   Dr Jeremy Grimshaw Centre for Implementation Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (CIR-OHRI)   Dr. Kaitlyn E. Watson Postdoctoral Research […]

Rxcellence

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Vision Our vision is to build a pharmacy network that supports the implementation of evidence-based practice for pharmacists and technicians. Studies We Are Currently Recruiting Pharmacists for LiveRx LiveRx is focused on equitable hepatitis C care by pharmacists which includes: HCV screening, treatment, and curative treatments for Albertans. LiveRx is based on partnerships between pharmacists […]

ENGAGE IN PHARMACY PRACTICE (ENACT): A REGISTRY OF PROFESSIONAL ABSTINENCE IN PHARMACY PRACTICE, AS SEEN BY PHARMACY STUDENTS

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ENGAGE IN PHARMACY PRACTICE (ENACT): A REGISTRY OF PROFESSIONAL ABSTINENCE IN PHARMACY PRACTICE, AS SEEN BY PHARMACY STUDENTS With scope of practice constantly evolving, pharmacists are seeing major changes in their practice (and, presumably their role as primary care providers). However, regulatory changes in scope of practice will not substantiate improved care if pharmacists themselves […]