Edmonton, September 17-18, 2019 - RxA Leader Development Program

September 17, 2019 - September 18, 2019


Fairfield Inn & Suites Edmonton North

581 Griesbach Parade,

Edmonton, Alberta



September 17-18, 2019

Time:    9:00am - 4:30pm each day


Target Audience:

Open to Alberta pharmacists who are RxA members


Session Description: 

This Leadership Cohort has been created to establish a province wide group of pharmacist leaders who are willing and enabled to promote and share the work of RxA and pharmacists with other pharmacists, patients, policymakers, influencers, and elected officials. This session will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to participate as a member of the RxA's Leadership Cohort.


Session Instructor:  

Dale Cooney, BSP, MBA, CEC, ACC

Partner, BreakPoint Solutions, Edmonton


Dale has over 25 years of leadership experience including positions in front line and regional management in the Alberta health system. He served as Deputy Registrar of the Alberta College of Pharmacists and Acting Registrar of the College of Regulated Dental Hygienists of Alberta. Experience as a regulator and a manager has provided Dale with a wealth of experience in leadership; management; human resources; policy and program development/evaluation; strategic planning; governance; stakeholder and government relations; coaching; and facilitation. Dale has received the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) designation through the International Coach Federation. He completed a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching (Royal Roads University), a Masters in Business Administration (Athabasca University), and a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a Certificate in Healthcare Administration (University of Saskatchewan).


Session Objectives: 

By the end of this session the learner should be able to

  • Describe what it means to be a pharmacist leader, mentor and advocate
  • Utilize a leadership point of view
  • Describe and implement theories of relationship building, influence and change management
  • Recognize the principles of coaching and good communication
  • Develop or enhance skills in communication, coaching, influence and relationship building
  • Explain what it means to practice under the Ministerial Order, Pharmacy Holdback Policy and Pharmacy Services Framework




Expiry: 2019-09-18

CEUs: 12.00


Registration Fee:   

RxA’s Leader Development Program has an estimated value of $1,500 and will be offered to participants at no cost. As space is limited there is a $150.00 registration fee which will be refunded upon completion of the program.


Registration includes attendance at the session, printed presentation materials, accommodation, breakfast, lunch, refreshments and a Statement of Attendance.



Guests can call 780-540-5100 to make their own reservations or press on the link

Book your group rate for Alberta pharmacists association.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Edmonton North for 119 CAD per night


Please make room reservations prior to September 01, 2019 to get the discounted rates identifying as members of Alberta Pharmacists’ Association. A valid credit card will be due from individual Group members at the time of booking for incidental costs.



The value of this course is $1,500.00.


Please contact the Alberta Pharmacists' Association at rxa@rxa.ca if you have questions about this session.


Cancellation and Refunds: 

Refunds (less $20 administration fee) will be issued until Tuesday, September 03, 2019.  No refunds will be issued after Tuesday, September 03, 2019.

Member Fee:  $150.00
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