Continuous Professional Development

All pharmacists and pharmacy technicians must engage in continuous professional development to maintain licensure and must attest to having done so during annual renewal. 

Documentation Requirements

    • Form M – Continuing Professional Development Learning Project – Record Sheet 
    • Form N –  Professional Development Log

Forms M and N do not need to be sent to the College unless requested.

If you are a new pharmacist graduate:

If, during the same year you received your degree,

  • you have completed your post-graduate training manual (4 weeks in length), and
  • became a licensed pharmacist,

You are deemed to have met the continuing education (CE) requirement for the renewal period (November 1 to November 30) for the coming year only.  (e.g., if graduation date is May, 2020, a pharmacist license is obtained in 2020 then during the renewal process for the year 2021, you are deemed to have met the continuing education requirement).  Every year thereafter, please refer to the Guidelines for Self Assignment of Continuing Education Credits.

If you are a new pharmacy technician graduate: 

  • If between November 1st of the previous year and November 30th of the current year you spent 15 hours or more completing your Structured Practical Training manual and,
  • became a licensed Pharmacy Technician,

You are deemed to have met the continuing education (CE) requirement for the renewal period (November 1 to November 30) for the coming year only. For example, if you began the training manual in December, 2018 and a pharmacy technician licence was obtained in 2019 then during the renewal process for the year 2020, you were deemed to have met the continuing education requirement. Every year thereafter, please refer to the Guidelines for Self Assignment of Continuing Education Credits. 

Form M

Form N

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