Course Description

The USask CPE Community Pharmacy Manager Course is a CCCEP accredited course. This course will support managers to identify the knowledge and skills needed to operate a community pharmacy in compliance with legislation, regulations and standards while promoting a culture of patient safety, and ensuring adequate pharmacy resources for quality patient care and services.

This is a self-directed course which is accredited for 25 CEUs. A comprehensive workbook is included to help managers put theory and their new knowledge into action.

Target Audience: This course is targeted at current community pharmacy managers and those who wish to become community pharmacy managers, however, the course is available to anyone.

Accredited by CCCEP This is a Stage 2 Learning Objective Mapped Accredited Program for 25.0 CEUs (CCCEP File No. 1281-2023-3674-I-P). Accreditation expires April 1, 2025.

Canadian Council On Continuing Education In Pharmacy


Learner Outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

  1. Create or modify and implement policies and procedures that support and guide staff in the operation of the pharmacy to ensure compliance with:
    1. Provincial and federal legislation and regulations
    2. Pharmacy professional standards of practice and guidelines
    3. Provincial labor standards and worker's compensation
    4. Pharmacy professional ethics
  2. Create or modify and implement policies and procedures that support and guide staff in the operation of the pharmacy to promote quality care and inspire public confidence. 
  3. Design and implement processes to effectively communicate with diverse pharmacy team members, regulators, and the public (including websites and advertising). 
  4. Design and implement processes to effectively communicate with other health care professionals, patients, family members, and other caregivers to ensure patient safety and continuous quality care.
  5. Design and implement record-keeping procedures and documentation in the pharmacy that meet legislative, regulatory, and professional requirements.
  6. Appraise and adjust pharmacy processes to ensure legal, accurate, appropriate, and complete medication dispensing.
  7. Establish a healthy, supportive pharmacy working environment that promotes professionalism, quality patient care, and professional development of staff member.
  8. Prevent and manage patient safety incidents in order to promote patient safety.
  9. Describe content specified as pharmacy manager responsibilities by Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals (SCPP).


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Section Title
Community Pharmacy Manager Course
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
  • Online, Self-Paced
Delivery Options
Online Platform - Canvas  
Course Fee(s)
Pharmacy Managers - Out-of-Province non-credit $630.00
Pharmacy Managers - Saskatchewan non-credit $430.00
25 CEUs
Drop Request Deadline
No drop request allowed after enrollment
Transfer Request Deadline
No transfer request allowed after enrollment
Section Notes


For access today, after registration is completed, please log in to the Canvas Platform to access the course. 

  • Please use your USask NSID (the first six characters from your @usask.ca email address found on your student profile; e.g. abc123@usask.ca) and your password to log in to your Canvas account.

You will have access to this course for one year from the date of your registration.



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