2020 Virtual Conference


2020 Virtual Conference September 12th and 13th

PTSA hosted a LIVE and ACCREDITED virtual conference streamed online via Zoom Webinar exclusively for PTSA members.


1) Support the personal and professional development of pharmacy technicians with a modified program in an on-line environment.

2) Provide registrants with learning opportunities that inform, motivate and offer tools to transform themselves and adapt to current changes and challenges in pharmacy practice.


PTSA Member: One or Two Day rate – FREE!

Non-Member: Purchase a PTSA Membership then register for FREE! Apply online here: https://ptsa.ca/join-today/ 

Registration Brochure Schedule Session Descriptions Speaker Bios

Program at a Glance

Saturday, September 12 Sunday, September 13
OPENING KEYNOTE – Leadership Approaches to Transform Pharmacy Practice: Neil MacKinnon, BSc (Pharm), MSc (Pharm), PhD, FCSHP, FNAP PTSA Annual General Meeting and TownHall: Are We There Yet? – Pharmacy Technicians Under Review: Morgan Lahl, RPhT
Burnout and Supporting your Co-Workers: Alexandra Fuller, RPhT COVID-19 Behind Bars: Is a Clean Get-Away Possible?: Laura Miskimins, RPhT
Impact of Connect Care Technologies on Pharmacy Technician Practice: John Edrick Mella, RPhT and Teresa Hennessey, RPhT The Journey to NAPRA Sterile Compounding Standard Compliance: Kirsten Shead, RPhT
Maximizing the Role of the Pharmacy Technician in Community Practice: Lindsay Marks, RPhT CLOSING KEYNOTE – D.A.N.C.E. Into the Future with Creativity: Dr. Caroline Brookfield, DVM


Available CEUs

The conference has been accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) for 8.0 continuing education units (CEU) for both Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists.

Statement of Attendance will be issued after the virtual conference upon completion of the session and overall conference evaluations.

About Zoom Webinar

Download Zoom to your desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device in advance of the Virtual Conference weekend  https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting .  On September 12th, log in via the Zoom Webinar link that will be provided after registering for the conference.  It is recommended to log in early to ensure that you are able to connect and access the audio and video before the presentations begin.

Get Connected

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