Ann Thompson, BScPharm, PharmD, ACPR

Assistant Dean, Experiential Education and Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Assistant Dean Experiential, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Contact

Assistant Dean, Experiential Education and Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email
athompson@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-5905
Address
3-281 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 - 87 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 1C9

Assistant Dean Experiential, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email
athompson@ualberta.ca

Overview

About

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BScPharm), College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University, 1997

Accredited Canadian Pharmacy Residency (ACPR), QEII Health Science Center, Halifax, NS, 1998

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) - University of Colorado School of Pharmacy, 2011

Awards:

Past President Award, Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada, 2018

Practitioner Award, AB Branch, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, 2014

Hypertension Canada Award of Excellence, 2011

Gail McGlynn-Tuttle Practitioner Award, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Nova Scotia Branch, 2005

Certification/Licensure:

2006-present Alberta College of Pharmacists


2008-present Additional Prescribing Authority (Alberta College of Pharmacists)

1997-2006 Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists

Clinical Practice:

University of Alberta Hypertension Clinic, Kaye Edmonton Clinic, Alberta Health Services


Research

Experiential Education:

Novel Models of Precepting (Peer-Assisted Learning, Near-Peer Teaching, Co-Precepting)




Teaching

BScPharm/PharmD:

Cardiology (Hypertension Management, CV Risk Reduction, BP Measurement and Assessment)

Practice Skills (Vital Sign Measurement and Assessment, Patient Assessment/Documentation)

Oversee Experiential Education courses

Precepting in Experiential Education:

Pharm 513: PharmD Experiential Education Learning Part 3: Ambulatory/Community Practice

Pharmacy Residents in Hypertension Clinic (as part of Ambulatory Cardiology Clinics)

Guest Teaching:

Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Integrated Community Clerkship (Year 3)


Courses

PHARM 344 - Pharmacotherapy 3

Students will develop fundamental knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors and diseases and will apply therapeutic and pharmaceutical science knowledge to various patient care scenarios. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, along with their breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge, as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

Winter Term 2021
PHARM 428 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 2

This structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in acute care/inpatient hospital practice settings. Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, advocates, managers and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 316. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
PHARM 455 - Specialty Pharmacy Rotation

Consists of 120 hours in a practice area, on a full-time or part-time basis. Students are required to prepare a proposal for the placement with desired objectives, activities and an evaluation mechanism. The proposal is to be agreed to by the Course Coordinator and the Rotation Supervisor. The placement will be conducted under the coordination of the Rotation Supervisor at the practice site. The student is also required to prepare a report on the outcomes of the placement in the form of a portfolio. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student. Prerequisites: Dependent on specialty and consent of Faculty. This course may be taken during the Spring/Summer Term by special arrangement. This course may be repeated once. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
PHARM 536 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 3

Students will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of direct patient care in this 8 week practice experience in any care setting. Prerequisite: PHARM 316. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students).

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
PHARM 537 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 4

This course provides an opportunity for students to develop a learning plan for this 8 week practice experience in any professional setting. Prerequisite PHARM 316. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students).

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021

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Publications

Low-dose ASA use for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in patients without diabetes: when should you recommend it? A case-based approach.
Author(s): Grieve K, Koshman SL, Pearson GJ, Semchuk WM, Padwal R, Thompson A
Publication: Can Pharm J
Volume: 144
Issue: 6
Page Numbers: 278-87
External Link: http://cph.sagepub.com/content/144/6/278.full
Drugs and Drugs: A practical guide to the safe use of common drugs in adults. (4.1 ed.).
Author(s): Hui D, Hamilton P, Thompson A (Ed.).

An Assessment of the Accuracy of Home Blood Pressure Monitors When Used in Device Owners
Author(s): Ringrose JS, Polley G, McLean D, Thompson A, Morales F, and Padwal R
Publication: American Journal of Hypertension
Volume: 30
Issue: 7
Page Numbers: 683-689
External Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28430848
Case management for blood pressure and lipid level control after minor stroke: PREVENTION randomized controlled trial
Author(s): 2. McAlister FA, Majumdar SR, Padwal RS, Fradette M, Thompson A, Buck B, Dean N, Bakal JA, Tsuyuki R, Grover SA, Shuaib A.
Publication: CMAJ
Volume: 186
Page Numbers: 577-84
External Link: http://www.cmaj.ca/content/186/8/577.abstract