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 June 14-15, 2015
April 16, 2015
The proposed meeting of the National Drug Scheduling Advisory Committee (NDSAC) for June 14-15, 2015 is cancelled.
The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for September 13-14, 2015. The deadline to receive submissions for a drug scheduling application for this meeting is by end of day Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
Recall of one batch of RAN-Gabapentin 100 mg capsules due to cross-contamination with Etodolac
Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., in consultation with Health Canada, is recalling one batch (number 2582026) of RAN-Gabapentin, a medication used to treat epilepsy, due to cross-contamination during the manufacturing process with etodolac, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
Health Canada Advisory
Health Product Risk Communication
Primene 10% Amino Acid Injection, 250 mL Pharmacy Bulk Pack - Compatibility Issue with Trace Elements - Baxter Corporation
Primene 10% solution by Baxter Corporation may not be compatible when compounded with trace elements. There is potential for formation of a precipitate as a result of a suspected interaction between trace elements and cysteine. Formation of this precipitate may result in insufficient levels of cysteine and trace elements in TPN solutions. Deficiencies of cysteine or trace elements can lead to serious health consequences. Serious adverse effects are associated with the infusion of particulate matter.
Health Canada Health Product Risk Communication
St. Francis Herb Farm “Bulklax V” and “All Seasons Detox Kit” recalled due to high levels of lead and/or arsenic
In consultation with Health Canada, St. Francis Herb Farm Inc. is voluntarily recalling two products, “Bulklax V” and “All Seasons Detox Kit,” after they were found to contain unacceptably high levels of lead and/or arsenic.
Health Canada Advisory