the New Brunswick College of Pharmacists governs and regulates the practice of pharmacy in New Brunswick.
Formerly the New Brunswick Pharmaceutical Society, oversight was established by an Act of the Legislature of New Brunswick in 1884. This Act, which addresses the College’s role and responsibilities, was last updated in July, 2014 and included a name change to the current New Brunswick College of Pharmacists.
The College governs and regulates the practice of pharmacy in New Brunswick by establishing:
- Code of Ethics
- Qualifications for licensure
- Standards of practice and requirements for
- Continuous professional development requirements
- Criteria for collaborative practice with other health care professionals
The College is governed by a Council made up of a president, president-elect, past-president, elected representatives covering the province as well as representatives from schools of pharmacy education and lay representatives appointed by the Government of New Brunswick.
The College’s administrative office is located in Moncton.
New Brunswick pharmacists and pharmacy technicians play a vital and growing role in the province’s healthcare system. The mission of the New Brunswick College of Pharmacists guides our activities to maintain the health and safety of New Brunswickers.
The College ensures public safety by:
- promoting safe pharmacy practice through regulation and standards
- ensuring members are qualified and meet standards of licensure
- serving as vehicle for public complaints; investigating and instituting disciplinary measures, when appropriate
New Brunswick Pharmacy Act
Regulations of the New Brunswick College of Pharmacists
Model Standards of Practice for Canadian Pharmacists
Model Standards of Practice for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians
Code of Ethics
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