Pharmacists’ Gateway Canada has designed specific tools to assist international pharmacy graduates (IPGs) in learning about Canadian pharmacy practice and in identifying areas where additional education and training may be required to meet Canadian entry to practice competencies.
It should be noted that the purchase of a self-assessment tool is not refundable. Exceptions may be made, subject to an administration fee. IPGs are invited to email [email protected] or call 613-569-9800 for more information.
Self-assessment tools are accessible for a period of one year from the purchase date.
Readiness to begin the licensure process Self-Assessment Tool
Cost: $95 (plus tax, if applicable)
This Readiness to begin the licensure process Self-Assessment Tool will help candidates gain a basic awareness of the Canadian healthcare system and the practice of pharmacy in Canada. It will also explain each of the specific steps that candidates must complete to obtain a licence to practice.
This Readiness Self-Assessment is not part of the formal process to obtain a licence in Canada. It is intended to help the candidate become better informed about the Canadian licensing procedures and to make sure they have accurate expectations about the duration, costs, skills and knowledge required to become a licensed pharmacist in Canada.
Pharmacy Practice Skills and Knowledge Self-Assessment Tool
Cost: $145 (plus tax, if applicable).
The Pharmacy Practice Skills and Knowledge Self-Assessment Tool, which is mapped to the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacists at Entry to Practice (2014), will help candidates identify any gaps in their knowledge and experience. At the end of the self-assessment they will receive an email with relevant training and resources to help them to attain the competencies required for Canadian pharmacy practice. A full description of each competency is available on the NAPRA website.
This Pharmacy Practice Skills and Knowledge Self-Assessment Tool is not part of the formal process to obtain a licence in Canada. It was developed solely for the candidate’s personal use to help identify areas where additional education and training may be required to meet Canadian standards. Candidates’ responses are not shared with any other person or organization.