Managing Your Pharmacy: The Business Essentials is an online continuing education (CE) program just launched by the Canadian Pharmacists Association and the Ontario Pharmacists Association, and it’s based on the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s popular Pharmacy Management in Canada textbook. This comprehensive, self-directed program is accredited for a total of 27 CE units, and participants receive a complimentary copy of Pharmacy Management in Canada.
Case studies and learnings from pharmacy leaders flesh out the educational material that is broken down into the following seven modules:
“There is a direct relationship between business practices and professional practice, and the need for this type of program is especially critical today due to the many business challenges being thrown at pharmacy, such as reduced revenue from generic drugs and higher minimum wages,” says Dayle Acorn, Executive Director of CFP. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with CPhA and OPA to build upon our management textbook to create this program that can help take community pharmacy to the next level.”