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The Island Capsule
Edition 8, Volume 20
The Island Capsule is a publication of the PEI College of Pharmacy and is forwarded to every registrant of the College on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month. 

Join pharmacy technicians and assistants from across Canada for this virtual educational event hosted by CAPT. (accreditation pending)
This event is developed by pharmacy technicians for pharmacy technicians and assistants!  This is a great opportunity to learn about healthcare issues, as well as new products and services available in Canada. 
The program includes sessions on regulations, migraines, our popular career spotlight and more.
Registration Fee $50

Council Seeking Nominations

The Council of the PEI College of Pharmacy is seeking 2 nominations from registrants to fulfill the roles of a pharmacist and pharmacy technician on Council.  

Serving as a Director on the Council of the PEI College of Pharmacy is an opportunity to play an important role in advancing the College’s legislated mandate to regulate the profession in the public interest. All Directors-pharmacists and pharmacy technicians elected by their peers and members of the public appointed by government – share a fiduciary duty to serve and protect the public interest through effective governance and a commitment to public accountability and service. 

In accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act and PEI College of Pharmacy Bylaws:

The following persons are not eligible for election or appointment to a council:

(a) a person who is, or was within the past year, a member of the governing body of an advocacy organization for the regulated health profession; or
(b) a person whose conduct was found, within the past year, to constitute professional misconduct or incompetence under the RHPA or in another jurisdiction; or
(c) a person who is a respondent in an ongoing complaint under the RHPA or in another jurisdiction.

Registrants interested in putting forward their name for nomination are directed to completed the Nomination Form below by Friday, October 28, 2022.  

Council Nomination Form

Medication Incident Reporting in PEI

The Council of the PEI College of Pharmacy has adopted the NAPRA Model Standards of Practice for Continuous Quality Improvement and Medication Incident Reporting by Pharmacy Professionals. The College has approved an implementation timeline requiring all community pharmacies to start reporting medication incidents/near misses by January 31, 2023. 

Please visit the PEICP website for guidance on how to begin the process of implementing medication incident reporting in your pharmacy:

Medication Incident Reporting in PEI:  Guidance for Pharmacy Professionals

Patient Safety Week

Canadian Patient Safety Week 2022 runs from October 24 to 28.  The theme is "Press Play on Safety Conversations" focusing on safer care of older adults through safety conversations and action. Registrants are encouraged to review the resources for healthcare providers developed by Healthcare Excellence Canada.
Visiting the PEICP Office

If you need to visit the College office, please email or call 902-628-3561 to make an appointment.
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