Professional Development

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

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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. 

You can find the registration page here
 

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/


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Joint CPhA/APhA Statement - Drug Importation Policy

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) have issued a joint statement opposing U.S. federal legislation authorizing personal and commercial importation of prescription drugs from Canada.

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Call for Nominations - 2019/2020 PAS Board of Directors

Nominations are open for PAS 2019/2020 Board of Directors Election. Deadline for nomination submission is February 11th. The 2019 elections will take place on March 13, 2019.

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Smoking Cessation - New Prescribing Authority

The Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan (PAS) is pleased to announce pharmacists can now prescribe medications to help residents quit smoking.

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CPhA Pay for Performance Statement and Principles

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