Pharmacist prescribing - A new approach to improving quality drug therapy in Alberta
- In: Administrative Pharmacy Section Short oral presentations on Wednesday, 3 September 2008, 9:00-11:40
- At: Basel (Switzerland) (2008)
- Type: Presentation
- By: EBERHART, Greg (Alberta College of Pharmacists, Edmonton, Canada)
- Co-author(s): Cooney, Dale (Alberta College of Pharmacists, Edmonton, Canada)
Effective April 1, 2007 Alberta pharmacists were authorized through legislation to prescribe drugs. The Alberta College of Pharmacists (ACP) developed a unique model that defines pharmacist prescribing, and which is reflected in the regulatory framework. Authority for pharmacists to prescribe responds to the six dimensions for quality.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.