(Grand Falls-Windsor, NL) Keyin College is pleased to announce that as of June 11, 2014 they have received PROVISIONAL ACCREDITATION STATUS for their Pharmacy Technician program from The Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP). This is the only program awarded an Accreditation in Newfoundland and Labrador which means that students will no longer have to leave the province to access an accredited program.
Graduates from a program that holds PROVISIONAL accreditation are permitted to write The Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) Pharmacy Technician Qualifying Exam, as well as, the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board (NLPB) Registration Exam.
If you have any questions regarding our program, the process for program accreditation, or the licensing process for Pharmacy Technicians, please contact one of the following:
Keyin College, Grand Falls-Winsor Campus | www.keyin.ca
Telephone: (709) 489-8083
Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs | www.ccapp-accredit.ca
Telephone: (416) 946-5055
The Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada | www.pebc.ca
Telephone: (416) 979-2431
Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board | www.nlpb.ca
Telephone: (709) 753-5877
Establishment of Regulation for Pharmacy Technicians in Canada
The regulation of pharmacy technicians, a national initiative which has been underway for some time, has ultimately resulted in the creation of a new healthcare professional. Regulated pharmacy technicians will be directly responsible and accountable for an expanded scope of technical functions related to prescription preparation and processing.
This is one of the most significant initiatives facing the pharmacy profession today as it will shift the work, in the areas of prescription processing and preparation, from the pharmacist to the technician, allowing pharmacists more time for their evolving role in clinical care activities.