Office of Educational Support & Development


Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP)

CCAPP is responsible for the accreditation of the professional degree program in pharmacy at the universities in Canada and of pharmacy technician programs in the college-level system.

  • Accreditation Standards and Guidelines for the Baccalaureate Degree Program in Pharmacy (Revised 2006)
  • Post Baccalaureate Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Addendum C - Additional Standards)
  • CCAPP Comprehensive Internal Review Guide

Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC)

AFPC is the national non-profit organization advocating the interests of pharmacy education and educators in Canada. 

AFPC has approved new entry to practice competencies for pharmacy graduates, “Educational Outcomes for First Professional Degree Programs (Entry-to-Practice Pharmacy Programs) in Canada.” The revised outcomes are formatted with a goal
of graduating "Medication Therapy Experts".

Blueprint for Pharmacy

The Blueprint for Pharmacy is a long-term initiative designed to catalyze, coordinate and facilitate the changes required to align pharmacy practice with the health care needs of Canadians. It is a collaborative initiative, led by the Canadian Pharmacists Association, to develop and achieve this vision for the future of pharmacy in Canada.


Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC)

PEBC is the national certification body for the profession of pharmacy in Canada.  This website is the official source for information regarding the PEBC certification process for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

College of Pharmacists of BC (CPBC)

The College of Pharmacists of BC is the regulatory body for pharmacy in British Columbia and is responsible for registering pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and licensing pharmacies throughout the province. 

The practice of pharmacy in British Columbia is based on a Framework of Professional Practice (FPP), which explains how pharmacists developed the FPP, its purpose, the standards the College uses to assess quality of pharmacy practice, and how pharmacists, pharmacy teams, pharmacy managers and the College use the FPP.


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