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PharmAchieve's MCQ Features & Benefits

For most students, we recommend the instructor-led course while the Question Bank is more suited to graduates of Canadian universities; although many Canadian graduates also opt for the instructor-led course.

A detailed comparison is included in the chart below.

(Online or offline)
Immediate online access to:
  • Therapeutic summaries
  • Readings
  • Case workups
Online materials are continually updated at no charge based on the latest guidelines and practices.
Immediate access to online MCQ Question Bank featuring:
  • 2,800+ questions aligned to all 9 PEBC competencies
  • Instant grading and explanations on why your answers are right or wrong
  • Unlimited repeats of exams/quizzes
Our question bank is an instructive tool that not only instantly grades your answers but also tells you why your answers are correct/incorrect. Timed responses help you get used to the pace of the exam.

Access to:
  • 23 live lectures and case discussions over 10 weeks - attend online or in a physical classroom
  • Lecture notes used in lecture. Concise summaries, diagrams, charts, common drug classes used for each disease state.
  • 200+ lecture video recordings on 95+ topics
An experienced instructor answering your questions and leading you through patient case discussions will increase your chances of passing. Lecture notes and recordings save you time by summarizing each topic, reviewable at your leisure.

No instructor or lecture notes in self-study program

Taught by award winning faculty from Canadian universities Dr. Mark McIntyre, ACPR PharmD:
  • 10+ years of clinical hospital and community experience
  • Adjunct Faculty, Univ. of Toronto
  • Pharmacist, ER at Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Award, Teaching Excellence, Univ. of Toronto
  • Award, PharmD Preceptor of the Year, Univ. of Toronto
  • Award, Excellence in Prof. Collaboration, Univ. of Toronto Med School
and Dr. Lisa Burry, PharmD
  • ICU Pharmacist, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
  • Reviewer for 9 medical journals including the Cochrane Review
  • Cited in more than 450 publications
  • 3 time winner of best peer reviewed paper award from Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists
Confidence that your course will be taught by a highly qualified instructor with the education, teaching and assessment credentials required to answer your questions

No instructor in self-study program

Access our Q&A Forum website where you can:
  • Submit questions which are answered by our PharmD/PhD faculty
  • Browse categorized answers to 800+ questions submitted by other students
Get your questions answered by highly educated and experienced pharmacists in the field.

Class discussions designed to help you solve patient case questions. You are given a patient's chart and asked follow-up questions such as likely diagnosis, prognosis, and best course of treatment.

We provide weekly patient cases and discuss how to solve cases by asking the right questions. This learning process emphasizes logic and reasoning over rote memorization.
Strength and Weakness Wheel™ Tool that assesses your proficiency in 80+ areas and all 9 competencies

You only get 3 chances to pass the exam. This tools assesses your readiness so that you can make an informed decision of whether you are ready to attempt the exam.

A team that includes multiple full-time pharmacists

To our knowledge we are the only PEBC® prep company that employs full time pharmacists. This allows us to provide you with up to date materials on a large number of topics.

20% discount on all Canadian Pharmacist Association publications including CPS, Therapeutic Choices, and Patient Self Care
As a PharmAchieve student you can obtain these essential resources more cost effectively than elsewhere, including
$675 +Tax
$1595 +Tax

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