Online: College of Pharmacists of Manitoba Pharmacy Jurisprudence Modules

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  • Sep 27, 2021 - Dec 31, 20238:00 am - 5:00 pm


Online: CPD Course

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The College of Pharmacists of Manitoba (CPhM) Pharmacy Jurisprudence Modules provide a strong foundation in provincial and federal pharmacy jurisprudence.

These self-study modules must be completed by all new CPhM applicants, including pharmacists (domestically and internationally educated), interns, and pharmacy technicians-in-training before they can write the CPhM Jurisprudence Examination (JP exam).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Pharmacy Jurisprudence Modules, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the federal and provincial legislation that govern the practice of pharmacy in Manitoba.
  • Articulate the importance of regulation, and the purpose of the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba.
  • Reflect on ethical principles that guide pharmacy practice and apply the Code of Ethics.
  • Define the practice of pharmacy in Manitoba, describe the scope of practice of pharmacy professionals (including expanded scopes) and other pharmacy personnel, and compare it to the scope of other regulated health professionals.
  • Examine the responsibility and accountability expected of pharmacy professionals for the protection of narcotic and controlled substances in pharmacy practice.
  • Describe the legislated complaints and discipline processes when complaints arise against pharmacy professionals and pharmacy owners in Manitoba.
  • Describe Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) as it relates to patient safety and articulate the expectations and responsibilities of pharmacy professionals to protect and enhance patient safety.
  • Interpret and apply pharmacy legislation and practice standards to common challenges faced in pharmacy practice in Manitoba.


  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: Canadian Healthcare System
  • Module 3: Privilege of Self-Regulation
  • Module 4: Professionalism and Ethics
  • Module 5: Registration and Licensure
  • Module 6: Practice of Pharmacy
  • Module 7: Prescribing & Prescribing and Dispensing
  • Module 8: Narcotics and Controlled Drugs
  • Module 9: Complaints and Discipline
  • Module 10: Patient Safety
  • Module 11: Practice Scenarios A
  • Module 12: Practice Scenarios B

These modules are intended to expose you to foundational themes in pharmacy practice and are not a comprehensive education on pharmacy law in Manitoba.

Although the learning included in these modules will be reflected in the CPhM JP Exam, it is critical that you put meaningful effort into completing the modules, in addition to being knowledgeable of and understand the application of all legislation, practice directions and standards, guidelines, and joint statements relevant to the practice of pharmacy in Manitoba. You are encouraged to review the resources cited throughout the modules to ensure you are familiar with the documents and review the JP Exam Study Material. You are not expected to memorize the references, but to review and reflect on their content.

If you have questions or concerns regarding the content of these modules, please email the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba at



The Pharmacy Jurisprudence Modules can be claimed as accredited learning for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for up to 15 CEU.

Pharmacy technicians and pharmacists who complete the Pharmacy Jurisprudence Modules can claim up to 15 CEU as accredited learning toward their annual professional development requirements. The CEUs can only be claimed in the PD year they were completed. Please retain your statement of completion obtained at the conclusion of the Pharmacy Jurisprudence Modules for your records.

The Pharmacy Jurisprudence Modules are reviewed and updated on an annual basis. The content of these modules is current as of Summer 2022



All participants:  $100

This is an online self-study course. Complete the registration process by purchasing a ticket below, you will then be able to access the course materials via your profile on this website. Go to My Account and then, Online Learning Course Registrations & Certificates, where you will find the modules listed under  Your Courses. YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN TO YOUR PROFILE TO VIEW THE MODULES. If you are having difficulties accessing the modules immediately, please try logging out and then back into your profile, then follow the instructions above.

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