Policies and Positions
Approval Date: April 1, 1998 Type: PDF
FOR REFERENCE ONLY – While jurisprudence examinations are administered at the provincial/territorial level by the pharmacy regulatory authorities, this document created by NAPRA in 1998 is available for reference purposes only.
Approval Date: November 2, 2013 Type: PDF
Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacists at Entry to Practice is one of the documents that form the basis of the National Model Licensing Program for Pharmacists. It describes the entry-to-practice competencies required for initial licensing to practice as a pharmacist in Canada.
Approval Date: June 1, 2014 Type: PDF
Language proficiency is an essential skill required of all pharmacists in the day-to-day practice of pharmacy in Canada. NAPRA’s standards were developed for use by pharmacy regulatory authorities in the licensure of pharmacists.
A Framework for Assessing Competencies at Entry to Practice Through Structured Practical Training ProgramsApproval Date: April 1, 1998 Type: PDF
The document is one component of the National Model Licensing Program for Pharmacists.
Approval Date: November 1, 2009 Type: PDF
Language proficiency is an essential skill required of all pharmacy technicians in the day-to-day practice of pharmacy in Canada. NAPRA’s standards were developed for use by pharmacy regulatory authorities in the licensure of pharmacy technicians.
Approval Date: September 3, 2019 Type: Web Page
The Pharmacist's Virtual Communication Toolkit is designed to provide pharmacists with communication tips and strategies for engaging in effective conversations with patients about opioids, as well as links to other resources and references to help them become more comfortable engaging with patient…
Approval Date: August 29, 2019 Type: Web Page
Approval Date: July 6, 2009 Type: PDF
The Agreement to support labour mobility of licensed pharmacists within Canada establishes the conditions under which a pharmacist licensed in one jurisdiction will have his or her qualifications recognized in another jurisdiction.
Approval Date: November 1, 2003 Type: PDF
This document is maintained by NAPRA for reference only.
Approval Date: June 1, 2005 Type: PDF
This document establishes the supplemental standards of practice for the pharmacist when consulting on the use of medications that are listed in the National Drug Schedules (NDS) as Schedule II and III drugs.