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These include:. The book covers pretty much everything listed in the PEBC syllabus, however, it lacks somewhat in the practical aspects of the exam which we cover in-depth with our online study materials.
Buy now. A healthy grasp of the knowledge in this book will greatly boost your chances to succeed in the PEBC exam. It focuses on major clinical disorders, treatment goals, pathophysiology, investigations, risk factors as well as lifestyle issues. Other areas of focus include; pharmacoeconomics, algorithms, drug management and how to make clinical decisions.
All these and much more are contained in this book. Pharmaceutical Calculations by Mitchell J. Drug Interaction Analysis and Management Drug Interactions Analysis and Management - this a very comprehensive text used in many Canadian Pharmacies but it is not cheap. This book has both contents as well as questions at the end of each chapter. When preparing for the exam it is important all content is adequately covered and all questions answered correctly. You could repeat reading the content and answering questions until you are contented with each section.
Biomedical Science Practice Fundamentals of Biomedical Science - The book is a lecture series that covers key topics as well highly effective summaries. It covers such topics as Anatomy, molecular biology, biochemistry, hematology, Genetics and pathophysiology.
The Ultimate Pharmacy Calculation Guide - a fantastic Canadian Pharmacist guide which helps you learn pharmacy calculations from scratch all the way up to the hardest questions you will find in the exam. Difficult to get hold of hence, no. Compounding Remington Merck Index. Pediatrics Roberts Graef Martindale Nelson. Teratogenicity PDR Briggs.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.
Please be aware that PEBC does not endorse any information regarding the certification process found elsewhere. This is the only source of reliable information for you as you work to achieve your goal of becoming certified by PEBC. Text Size A A A. Canadian Graduates U. Graduates International Graduates. As a result there is a delay in candidates receiving invitations to schedule their appointment. After candidates have scheduled their appointment, there could still be a possibility that the appointment may be cancelled due to further reductions in capacity, if they choose to test in a test centre.
For that reason, candidates should consider taking the exam through remote proctoring. PEBC is aiming to send invitations three weeks in advance of the exam.
If you do not receive your invitation by October 20,and PEBC did not contact you regarding required documents to complete your application, please contact pebcinfo pebc. Candidates are encouraged to visit the PEBC website and check their email, for updates. PEBC again recognizes the difficulty candidates are facing in preparing for, and making the necessary arrangements, to attend the exam. We are committed to providing updates, as soon as we are able and again ask for your patience and understanding.
As the number of COVID cases have been increasing, there have been challenges in securing sufficient spaces for candidates in the upcoming November OSCE, which include reduced capacity at centres due to public health restrictions and staffing shortages for exam personnel at the centres.
This has resulted in ongoing adjustments to the number of candidates who can take the exam this fall. PEBC recognizes that this fluid situation is causing significant concern and frustration for many candidates, as we all try to adjust to the ongoing impacts of this evolving health crisis. PEBC has been in contact with NAPRA as well as some of the provincial regulatory authorities in the regions most affected and other stakeholders to discuss these concerns.
Traveling for the OSCE At the time of application, candidates are asked to identify their 3 preferred cities to take the exam and PEBC uses those preferences to place candidates at sites. However, when travel outside of the province is required, PEBC typically contacts candidates to confirm whether they would be willing to travel before assigning them a space there. PEBC recognizes that there may be risks to traveling and that some provinces have travel restrictions that require quarantining for those newly arriving or returning to those regions.
For planning purposes, it is important for candidates to determine whether they should travel at this time or defer to a later date. PEBC will move the application and fee to the next scheduled sitting for those who do not feel comfortable traveling. This information will include the city they have been assigned. Candidates who wish to be moved to the next scheduled sitting should inform PEBC as early as possible so that the space can be assigned to other candidates in a possible second round in a timely manner.
If there are available spaces, a second round of allocations will be made, no later than 3 weeks before the exam. PEBC understands that this may be perceived by some candidates as being very close to the exam — please note that candidates are not obligated to accept a space at that time and may request to be moved to the next scheduled sitting. Potential Changes Due to Evolving Health and Safety Considerations Due to recent and fluid changes in public health restrictions, candidates who are allocated a space for the November OSCE should be prepared for the possibility that there could be reductions of capacity at, or cancellations of, some sites leading up to the exam, which could result in the elimination of their space in the exam.
These candidates will not be re-allocated to a different site and will be automatically moved to the next scheduled sitting, space permitting. There are a few reasons as to why this is not possible. The first reason relates to the security of the exam. There is a risk of candidates inappropriately sharing exam content with others who will be taking the exam the following day.
This could provide an unfair advantage to some candidates, allowing them to pass when they may not otherwise be competent in practice. A way to mitigate this would be to create a separate exam for the second day. Exam development is a carefully-designed and lengthy process — each exam takes over a year to develop.
Efforts to develop case content have been hampered by the current pandemic. Additionally, from an exam delivery perspective, it would be extremely challenging to recruit sufficient exam personnel, and to train Standardized Patients and Assessors on two separate sets of exam content back-to-back.
Competencies are defined as the significant job-related knowledge, skills, abilities, attitudes and judgments required for competent performance i. An emerging trend identified by NAPRA suggested the need for this document to better reflect the shift in pharmacy practice toward providing more clinical, patient-focused services.One of the observations I have made over the last 15 years of teaching pharmacy students, is that IPGs have excellent drug knowledge. In other words, it is not enough to know the half life of a particular drug or what side effects to encounter.
What you should be able to do is make recommendations like: What is the drug of choice in a patient with otitis media but is allergic to penicillin? Therapeutic Choices 6th ed. Do not use this as your only book. Rx Files is an excellent comparative summary of drugs and their uses.
It is very useful with easy to find information. I suggest studying from it. Make sure you know the Pharmaceutical Care Model. This is essential. The font is tiny, the paper thin and it is difficult to find information.
Borrow one from a library. Test yourself on finding information. There are some Clinical Practice Guidelines published in www. If you use an American reference, remember the units of measurement may be different.
For example, blood sugar and cholesterol units are different. Your email address will not be published. Uncategorized : Blog. Or what drug would you use to treat hypertension in a patient that also has angina?
Or what would you do if you have a diabetic patient whose blood sugars are not controlled? You have to learn how to solve problems not just regurgitate drug facts. Here are some good references and some comments: 1. There are some other references listed in www.
I hope that helps you. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.Both formal education and practice experience prepare you for the Pharmacist Evaluating Examination and licensure as a pharmacist. In order to determine what additional learning needs you have, prior to taking the examination, you should assess the knowledge and skills that you have already acquired, in comparison with the subject areas and their weightings outlined in the Examination Blueprint.
You are in the best position to determine how much and what kind of preparation is necessary for you. Remember that inadequate language proficiency will affect your performance. Effective written and verbal communication skills at levels satisfactory for a health professional are essential competencies for practice and for success in taking the PEBC examinations.
Do not overlook this important step in your preparations. A partial list of references and learning resources review guides, textbooks, federal legislation and Internet resourcesis in the Pharmaceutical References and Learning Resources section. The Internet Resources section includes a listing of some Continuing Education CE learning opportunities that are available to you. This list is not intended to serve as a handbook or complete overview, nor should you assume that these references are the source of the examination questions.
It is important for candidates who are unsuccessful in an attempt, to focus on improving behaviours and learning, with actions and strategies that are closely linked to the goal of achieving success. This involves undertaking those activities and improvements that will make a significant difference for the next examination attempt.
Simply retaking another examination, without making improvements, will not achieve a successful outcome. The sample questions are provided as illustrations, to assist you to become familiar with the examination format and phrasing style. NO additional sample questions or content from previous examinations are available. It contains sample outlines of Canadian university level pharmacy course material, in subject areas considered important to the background knowledge base in the pharmaceutical sciences and preparation for the practice of pharmacy.
The material found in this syllabus gives sampling from a variety of sources, and its purpose is to serve ONLY as a guide to the curriculum content of current pharmacy education in Canada.
This information may be helpful in your preparation to write the Pharmacist Evaluating Examination. However, this syllabus should NOT be interpreted to be the blueprint for the construction of questions for the Pharmacist Evaluating Examination.
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