PHARMACY PRACTICE COMMITTEE

Committee Members 2017
Diane Harpell (Chair)
Curtis Chafe
Laurie Deal
Fady Faltas
Jamie Flynn
Susan Haliday-Mahar
Tanya Hamilton
Lisa Levangie
Leslee Ellsmere
Janet MacMullin
Bev Sabean
Craig Wilkie
Sarah Burgess
Nicole Cluett

Committee Mandate

Policy Statement

Matters relating to the professional aspects of pharmacy practice shall be assigned by the Board to the Pharmacy Practice Committee, whose mandate is set out below:

Overall Accountability

The Pharmacy Practice Committee shall be composed of at least five members of PANS.  The Chair of the Committee shall be a member of the Board of Directors of PANS.  A quorum of the Committee is a majority of its members.  The Committee shall meet at least three (3) times per year.  The Committee shall:

(1)    Provide advice as requested by the Board on subjects affecting the professional aspects of pharmacy practice;

(2)    Investigate, analyze and advise on issues that affect, or have the potential to affect, the professional aspects of pharmacy practice;

(3)    Develop guidelines, standards and/or position statements, in consultation with the Board, related to professional practice issues that impact pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and/or the public;

(4)    Advise on potential research programs and activities that the committee deems necessary to support the professional role of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians;

(5)    Advise on professional matters, programs and activities that could be undertaken to promote the professional development of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and/or assist the profession in realizing its full potential in the health care system;

(6)    Work with such other committees and professional organizations as required to give effect to items 1-5 above.  Such groups shall include but not be limited to the: economics and membership committee, CSHP, NSCP, CPhA, CACDS and CAPT; and

(7)    Periodically review the mandate of the Committee and make any recommended changes to the Board.

REPORTING REQUIREMENTS: The Committee shall report on its activities at each regular Board meeting.