Practice Tools

The Practice Tools section brings together information about specific practice topics into one central location.

Topics are listed below in alphabetical order and offer quick access to relevant policies, guidelines, fact sheets, articles and FAQs.

For information on injection training requirements, registering injection training, and participating in the Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP).
For information on the College’s operational assessments for pharmacies and practice assessments for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
For resources on cannabis and information on the College’s cannabis strategy.
For information and resources on engaging in appropriate patient communication and education.
For information about the accreditation and operation of a pharmacy including operating internet sites and remote dispensing locations in Ontario.
For Standards and resources on compounding non-sterile preparations.
For standards and resources on sterile compounding.
For information on management of controlled substance by pharmacists and hospitals.
For information and resources on decision making in everyday practice.
For resources for Designated Managers including procurement and inventory management, supervision and signage.
For guidelines and resources on documentation, records, and information disclosure and disposal requirements.
For information about DPPs including the notification form and inspection criteria.
For standards and resources related to hospital pharmacies.
For information on public health reporting and links to provincial infection prevention and control guidelines.
For resources to support effective collaboration with other regulated health professionals and safe transitions in care.
For information and resources related to opioids and opioid use disorder, including opioid agonist treatment with methadone or buprenorphine.
For information and resources on providing comprehensive patient assessments.
For information about pharmacy technicians scope of practice, standards of practice and how to integrate a pharmacy technician into the pharmacy's workflow.
For resources on prescription dispensing (fees, labelling, multi-medication compliance aids, etc.).
For information and resources related to a pharmacist's scope of practice.
For information about maintaining effective therapeutic relationships and appropriate boundaries with patients, ending the pharmacist-patient relationship and communicating personal health information.