CSHP's membership year is from July 1 - June 30.
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Benefits of joining CSHP
Make the most of CSHP resources available for pharmacy technicians and pharmacy assistants (or equivalent), as well as a network of like-minded individuals from whom you can draw insight and experience.
Key benefits to boost your CSHP experience
Pharmacy Specialty Networks (PSNs): Reach out to pharmacy technicians and pharmacists in any number of the PSNs- ask questions; share your insight. These and other PSNs might be of interest to you: Medication Safety, Medication Distribution, Parenteral Services, Small Hospital, and more.
The Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy : Stay up-to-date on new developments in pharmacy practice. With your membership, subscription fees are completely waived, a savings of $160. Articles from recent issues include:
Professional Liability Insurance: BMS provides access to coverage designed for you and only available through CSHP, including experienced claims service, Pharmacy Technician rates and access to pro bono legal advice. View your coverage options
Network with peers: Connect with your peers. Hear their stories firsthand and collaborate towards evolving patient care. Local branch events and nation-wide gatherings facilitate learning along with the formation of life-long relationships.
Advocacy: Learn about pertinent issues in pharmacy. Make your voice heard by responding to consultations posted on CSHP.ca.
Pharmacy 365: Interested in enhancing your knowledge for personal and professional growth? Pharmacy 365 is an ever-expanding suite of resources covering a variety of pharmacy topics including medication distribution toolkits, medication safety webinars and more!
- Awards: Be formally recognized for your contributions and achievements. Pharmacy technicians can submit for national awards.
- Make your mark: Vote on changes affecting your Society at the CSHP AGM effective in the 2022-23 membership year.
First time joining CSHP?
Extended year if you join between May 1 and June 30
Even though our membership year starts in July, if you are new (or lapsed more than one year), you will automatically be bumped ahead to the next membership year, and your term will start right away. You will receive up to two extra months at no additional cost!
If you are joining CSHP for the first time, take advantage of our New Year 1 and 2 discounts. You may also qualify for special pricing if you are enrolled in a training or education program that provides a stipend, are on maternity/extended leave, or are retired. Please refer to our fee chart for details.
If someone encouraged to you join CSHP, provide their name on the ‘referral’ line in your application, so they can receive a $10 coupon! Learn more about CSHP's referral program.
Early Bird Draw
Join/renew by June 16, 2023 and be entered to win a $250 Ultimate Dining Card!
Two $50 dining card winners will also be drawn: one on May 19 and one on June 2. To be eligible for all draws, join/renew for the 2023-24 membership year by May 18, 2023.
- May 19 ($50 Ultimate Dining Card)*
- June 2 ($50 Ultimate Dining Card)*
- June 16 (grand prize $250 Ultimate Dining Card)
*$50 card winners are also eligible for the grand prize draw. All winners will be announced in the Interactions newsletter.