Canadian Community Pharmacy Practice

Charting the ‘New Normal’ in Canadian Community Pharmacy Practice

Project Status:Complete

Knowledge User(s)

Queen's University, Dalhousie University

Patient/Public Partner(s)

Melissa Sheldrick

Project Trainee(s)

Julia Rodgers, Sherri Elms

Funding Source(s)

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) through the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Evidence Alliance

Project Objectives

To discover and identify Canada-wide changes in community pharmacy practice, including changes to federal law, provincial regulations, and pharmacy-level policies. To compile interventions to assess what is currently being practiced within these settings.

Research Approach

Scoping Review

Project Lead(s)

Kim Sears

Position: Queens University, Joanna Briggs Institute

Dr. Kim Sears is a Professor at Queen’s University. She is the Associate Director of Health Quality Programs. Dr. Sears has over thirty years’ experience as a nurse. Throughout her teaching experience, she has been primarily involved in the area of quality and safety in healthcare. She conducts an active program of research in health services with a focus on advancing quality care, reducing risk and improving patient safety. The majority of her work focuses on furthering the quality and safety of medication delivery. Dr. Sears has experience working integrative studies using systemic review methodology.

Kim Sears

Queens University, Joanna Briggs Institute

Dr. Kim Sears is a Professor at Queen’s University. She...