Pharmacy Technician Bridging Education Program-Course and PLAR exam schedules
Please note, this section will be updated periodically as the information becomes available.
Reminder: Courses and PLAR exams available in both English and French
NOTE: Selkirk College registration deadline for all English and French courses beginning in April 2015 is April 9, 2015
Rappel : Les cours et les examens ERA sont offerts en français et en anglais
REMARQUE : La date limite pour l’inscription aux cours (anglais et français) débutant en avril 2015 au collège Selkirk est le 9 avril 2015
Registration deadlines for all institutions are available on the Course and PLAR Schedules page.
Registration for all courses is conducted directly with the educational institution offering the program.
NDSAC Meeting of March 15-16, 2015
The proposed meeting of the National Drug Scheduling Advisory Committee (NDSAC) for March 15-16, 2015 is cancelled.
The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for June 14-15, 2015. The deadline to receive submissions for a drug scheduling application for this meeting is by end of day Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
Health Professional and Public Communication
Domperidone Maleate - Association with Serious Abnormal Heart Rhythms and Sudden Death (Cardiac Arrest)
Domperidone may be associated with a small increased risk of serious abnormal heart rhythms and sudden death. Prescribing information changes include a new recommended maximum daily dose, new restrictions of use and stronger warnings.
Health Canada Health Professional Communication
Health Canada Public Communication
Alzheimer’s drug Aricept (donepezil) - New warnings on the serious risks of muscle breakdown and of a neurological disorder
New warnings have been added to the prescribing information for the Alzheimer’s drug Aricept (donepezil) advising of the risk of two rare but potentially serious conditions: muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis) and a neurological disorder called neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS).
Health Canada Information Update