CSHP welcomes Pharmacy Technician, Faith Norris, in new role
January 30, 2024
JANUARY 30, 2024, OTTAWA —
The Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) is pleased to welcome Faith Norris as the first Professional Practice Coordinator.
She’ll be coordinating the workflow and operations of the Hospital Pharmacy 101 Program
, Pharmacy Specialty Networks
, and educational events including the Professional Practice Conference
as well as the CSHP Webinar Series
. In addition, Faith is coordinating related Professional Practice operations, committees
, and task forces
“I’m excited to dive into my new role as CSHP’s Professional Practice Coordinator! I look forward to taking my passion for pharmacy and collaborating with other healthcare professionals in this setting to advance patient care!”
Throughout her professional career, Faith has worked as a Pharmacy Technician predominantly at London Health Sciences Centre in the Inpatient Pharmacy Department working on sterile preparation, entering Physician orders, and in unit dose. She also served as a superuser for the Swisslog Dispensing Robot and has experience in clinical trial pharmacy. Plus, Faith has been involved in multiple special projects including:
- Working with management to create and implement procedures to algin with NAPRA’s Model Standards for Pharmacy Compounding of Non-Hazardous Sterile Preparations
- Working with the LEAN Team to reconfigure the daily schedule in the Unit Dose Area in accordance with their recommendations
- Assisting the Pharmacy Pandemic Team to identify changes required to medication distribution schedules to support the changing patient needs
She lives in Baltimore, ON with her partner and three children.