Course Dates and Deadlines
January 30-March 23, 2012
Final exams: March 26 - 30, 2012
April 23- June 15, 2012
Final exams: June 18 - 22, 2012
Application Deadline: February 24, 2012
Fee Deadline: March 26, 2012
July 23- September 14, 2012
Final exams: September 17-21, 2012
Fee Deadline: July 18, 2012
October 22 – December 14, 2012
Final exams: December 17 – 21, 2012
Application Deadline: August 17, 2012
Fee Deadline: September 21, 2012
Successful completion of CPS I is required for promotion to the
next level, CPS II.
CPS II ONLINE
Oct.29, 2011-Feb.17, 2012 Final Exams: Feb.11-17, 2012
CPS I ONLINE
July 9 - Oct 15, 2012
Final Exams: Oct.9-15, 2012
Application deadline: May 25, 2012
Fee deadline: June 15, 2012
CPS II ONLINE
Oct.29, 2012-Feb.17, 2013 Final Exams: Feb.11-17, 2013
Fee deadline: October 26, 2012
The International Pharmacy Graduate (IPG) Program at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, provides academic modules and experiential learning necessary for internationally educated pharmacist to gain enculturation to Canadian pharmacy practice and training to meet entry-level standards of practice for pharmacists. Course content is adapted from courses offered in the Faculty of Pharmacy undergraduate program and is comprised of Canadian Pharmacy Skills (CPS) I and CPS II course modules and the Canadian Practical Experience (CPE) mentoring program.
Therapeutics, law, practice management, pharmaceutical care, drug information and the Canadian health care system are just a few of the content areas covered. Students also gain critical language, workplace, and practice skills necessary for licensure in Canada. Students enrolled in IPG program courses modules and Canadian Practical Experience (CPE) learn innovative models for pharmacy practice employed in Canada to identify and resolve medication related issues and upgrade their skills in pharmaceutical care.
CPS I courses are offered in October and April each year. CPS II courses are offered January and July each year. You can register online at: http://www.ipgcanada.ca/registration.cfm
Content areas include:
- patient counselling skills
- drug distribution
- practice management
- pharmaceutical care
- communication skills
- drug information
- the Canadian health care system
- and workplace success skills
The academic modules are very intensive and consist of a combination of didactic, problem-based, practical and simulated course work. All courses in Canadian Pharmacy Skills I (CPS I) must be successfully completed and a minimum average of 60% must be achieved prior to beginning the CPS II module.
An examination period follows each module. Results are made available to participants following review and approval by the IPG Examinations Committee.
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