Program Resources and Updates

The College has provided a number of updates and produced a number of resources to promote the AIMS Program and to support pharmacies and pharmacy professionals as they onboard and integrate this important medication safety and quality assurance program in pharmacy operations. These resources will be updated frequently so please check back often.

FAQ about the Program

These have been prepared to support overall awareness about the program, its goal, background and our progress to date as the College moves forward with province-wide implementation of the program to all 4,300 community pharmacies in the province. The FAQs will be frequently updated.

Operational FAQs for Pharmacies and Professionals

These have been prepared to support pharmacies and pharmacy professionals with the operational implementation of the AIMS Program and onboarding to the incident recording platform managed by Pharmapod. These FAQs will be frequently updated throughout the implementation phase of the program.

Recent Updates

Pharmacy Connection Articles

The College has produced a series of Pharmacy Connection articles on the medication safety program and its related components. Check out the latest articles listed below:


Background and Briefing Notes

Here will find additional information about the program including the College’s journey in the development of the program in Ontario including Council decisions and briefing notes and previous public consultation.

About the AIMS logo

A new visual identity the College’s medication safety program, Assurance and Improvement in Medication Safety (AIMS) Program includes subtle references to the four aims of the program: Recording, documenting, analyzing, and sharing. The first and last letters, with a stylized treatment in colour, are a tribute to Andrew Sheldrick whose tragic passing has brought important public and professional attention to the need for medication error reporting in pharmacies throughout the country.

Small Aims Logo