Policies and Positions
Pharmacy Practice Management Systems Supplemental Requirements on Traceability and Bulk Preparation Labelling to Support NAPRA’s “Model Standards of Practice for Canadian Pharmacists” and “Model Standards for Pharmacy Compounding”Approval Date: April 1, 2016 Type: PDF
NAPRA’s requirements for Pharmacy Practice Management Systems (PPMS) are minimum requirements for information management systems used by pharmacy professionals in the delivery of quality care and services. There are 38 requirements which are contained in two documents: Pharmacy Practice Manage…
Approval Date: May 5, 2021 Type: PDF
This document is a supplement to the model standards of practice for Canadian pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and provides more information in the area of continuous quality improvement and medication incident reporting. Once these standards are implemented by the PRA in a particular prov…
Approval Date: March 15, 2015 Type: PDF
Approval Date: November 2, 2013 Type: PDF
This document describes the entry-to-practice competency requirements for pharmacy technicians across Canada. Competencies are described as significant job-related knowledge, skills, abilities, attitudes and judgements required for competent performance by members of a profession. They provide…
Approval Date: May 27, 2019 Type: Web Page
Recommended guidance in the areas of security, inventory reconciliation and record-keeping for community pharmacists Health Canada’s compliance and enforcement mandate includes inspecting community pharmacies to ensure compliance with the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and …
Approval Date: November 5, 2011 Type: PDF
The Model Standards of Practice for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians specify the minimum standards of practice a pharmacy technician must meet, and against which their performance will be measured by their regulatory authority. The standards apply to all practicing pharmacy technicians.
Approval Date: April 1, 2009 Type: PDF
The Model Standards of Practice for Canadian Pharmacists specify the minimum standards of practice a pharmacist must meet and against which their performance will be measured by their regulatory authority. They apply to all practicing pharmacists.
Approval Date: June 1, 2019 Type: PDF
The scope of practice of a pharmacist varies for each jurisdiction across Canada. The table summarizes the current scope of practice for pharmacists in all provinces and territories, and indicates where proposed changes are in progress.
Approval Date: July 5, 2017 Type: PDF
NAPRA’s position statement on cannabis for medical and non-medical purposes and the role of pharmacy practitioners.
Please note that NAPRA is currently in the process of reviewing this position statement.
Approval Date: November 1, 2001 Type: PDF
This document is maintained by NAPRA for reference only.