PAS is committed to providing pharmacists with a central source of information about upcoming professional development, continuing education and other networking events.
The PAS website is updated to include a list of events and educational sessions, annual PAS conference information, professional practice and billing information, regional meetings and any other relevant practice information
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Primary Care Continuing Education Program
The University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy program is a series of multimedia modules, directed at community-based practitioners, provides current information about the consequences of use of antimicrobial agents, general principles for antimicrobial stewardship in primary care, as well as strategies to optimize antimicrobial use in a variety of common clinical scenarios.
This online, self-paced course aims to:
- Familiarize prescribers, pharmacists, and others with the principles of antimicrobial stewardship and demonstrate the need for improved antimicrobial use in primary care;
- Provide primary care practitioners with the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents; and
- Familiarize primary care practitioners with additional resources available to support this area of practice.
Complete the online registration form.
For more information on the program, visit the website.
BC Centre on Substance Use Online Addiction Medicine Diploma program
This UBC CPD accredited diploma program is a free course targeted at health care professionals interested in learning more about providing care to patients with a range of substance use disorders. Each module contains a lecture given by a content expert as well as opportunities to answer knowledge testing questions.
Online Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Free Online Cognitive Behaviour Therapy courses for Saskatchewan residents with depression, anxiety, and pain.The Online Therapy Unit is led by Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos from the University of Regina and makes use of online therapy programs that were initially developed in Australia.The Online Therapy Unit allows trained therapists to provide the internet delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to residents of Saskatchewan who have difficulties with depression, generalized anxiety, and/or panic.The Unit also provides education and training to diverse registered health professionals and students on how to deliver services online and conduct research on how to best deliver online-CBT.
If you or your patients are looking for more resources in the areas of depression, anxiety, pain, post cardiac events and post cancer- this resource offers evidence based support and development, with the assistance of an online therapist or guide. For more information go to https://www.onlinetherapyuser.ca/
2019‐2020 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program Participation
The Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch (DPEBB) is registering pharmacies that plan to participate in the Province’s 2019‐2020 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program (the Program).More
Florinef Shortage Update
The Florinef shortage information is posted on behalf of medSask.More
Recently the Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch (DPEBB) sent out a communication about the SMAP audit done in February 2019. PAS wanted to follow up with some “quick tips” to assist with building on the improvement observed from previous audits.More
Congratulations Mike Stuber, Canadian Pharmacist of the Year!
Saskatchewan pharmacist, Mike Stuber, who specializes in HIV treatment and prevention is named the 2019 Canadian Pharmacist of the Year by CPhA.More