Events

Disclaimer: All events that are posted on the PAS website will be pharmacy or healthcare related. The purpose of the events posted is to inform PAS members of the professional and personal development opportunities available to them. Events posted on the website are not an endorsement of any organization, product or therapy.


April 2020

Apr 19

CADTH Symposium

CADTH is now accepting abstracts for workshops, panels, debates, breakfast sessions, oral presentations, and posters for the 2020 CADTH Symposium to be held in Toronto, Ontario, April 19 to 21, 2020.

The theme is Decision-Making in an Age of Uncertainty.

Abstracts must be submitted online at Call for Abstracts.

Submission Deadline: Friday, October 25, 2019. https://symposium.cadth.ca/

October 2019

Oct 18

CSHP SK Branch AGM & Education Session

The CSHP-SK Branch AGM, Education Sessions, and Awards Banquet are on October 18th & 19th at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.

Registration will be open in August. Please continue to check your email and their Facebook page for more updates.

Oct 05

CPDPP presents Injection Skills Refresher Workshop

The workshop is specifically for practicing pharmacists certified to administer injections. This workshop is CPDPP accredited for 1.5 CEUs.

This workshop is in Regina and runs from 1 to 3 pm.

Please note:  Only pharmacists with Advanced Method Certification can take this course.
If you don't have certification in Advanced Method, please register for the immunization and injection course instead - the initial training.
REGISTER NOW or call 306-966-5539 to register over the phone.
Let us know if you have any questions.
CPDPP
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
Ph: (3026) 966-6350
Fax: (306) 966-2355

 

Oct 05

Pain & Therapeutics Conferece 2019

The target audience is family physicians, specialist physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, mental health professionals, pharmacists, physiotherapists, residents, researchers and health sciences
students.

Registration Now Open!
https://tinyurl.com/PainThera2019  


Early Bird Registration Fees
(until September 5, 2019):
Health Care Professionals: $200 + GST
Residents/Students: $125 + GST


Regular Registration Fees:
Health Care Professionals: $250 + GST
Residents/Students: $150+ GST

Conference Information: Jessica Wylie (306) 966-7795
jessica.wylie@usask.ca

Conference Brochure available here

Oct 04

18th Annual Western Cardiovascular Fall Symposium

The symposium takes place on October 4-5th, 2019 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Regina.

There is a non-refundable registration fee of $125 for pharmacists and $75 for students.

Register online here. For more information, see the conference brochure.

Accreditation is pending with CPDPP.

September 2019

Sep 30

PAS presents Pharmacy Student Welcome Night

Monday, September 30, 2019

5:00 - 6:30 pm, Louis' Loft, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

For more information please contact or to register: Kelly Hu, PAS Student Board Member @ kelly.hu@usask.ca.

See the full poster here.

Register by noon on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Sep 29

College of Pharmacy & Nutrition Asking for Participants

The College of Pharmacy and Nutrition is asking for volunteers to take part in a study for community pharmacists. The study focuses on the intervention strategy to support community pharmacists management of substance use disorder.

To enroll in this study, you must be a community pharmacist practicing in Saskatoon, who identify non-pharmacological substance use as noticeable phenomena in their practice. As a participant in this study, you are asked to attend: a full day workshop which includes training on substance use disorder (SUD) management and effective patient encounter.

For more information, see the poster or contact:

Dr. Anas El-Aneed

College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
Email: anas.el-aneed@usask.ca
Phone: (306) 966-2013

Sarah Fatani
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
Email: sarah.fatani@usask.ca

Sep 28

CPDPP presents Injection Skills Refresher Workshop

The workshop is specifically for practicing pharmacists certified to administer injections. This workshop is CPDPP accredited for 1.5 CEUs.

This workshop is in Saskatoon and runs from 1 to 3 pm.

Please note:  Only pharmacists with Advanced Method Certification can take this course.
If you don't have certification in Advanced Method, please register for the immunization and injection course instead - the initial training.
REGISTER NOW or call 306-966-5539 to register over the phone.
Let us know if you have any questions.
CPDPP
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
Ph: (3026) 966-6350
Fax: (306) 966-2355

 

Sep 24

Quick Tips, Tricks and Red Flags: Helping the Community Pharmacist Navigate HIV Care

Quick Tips, Tricks, and Red Flags: Helping the Community Pharmacist Navigate HIV care
Presenter: Lindsey Ziegler BSc. BPharm. PharmD student

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Poster

To register for the webinar, please contact Kimberly Lane at kimberly.lane@saskhealthauthority.ca. 

Sep 20

Building Recovery Capital in Canada Conference

 

  • Occupational addiction medicine
  • What the employer needs to know
  • What the substance affected employee looks like
  • The impaired worker – performance
  • The disability experience
  • How to speak to the employee
  • Legislative concerns
  • Employer and employee’s responsibilities
  • Coherence analysis
  • Diagnostic assessment
  • Expert opinion for court or arbitration
  • Limitations, restrictions, accommodations, etc
  • Challenges of prescription medication
  • Recreational drug use in Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)
  • Overview of Recovery Capital
  • Compare and contrast DSM and Recovery Capital
  • How to introduce Recovery Capital to a workplace
  • Understanding Psychological  Hazards
  • An interactive dialogue
  • Protect your resilience- what every leader needs to know 

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Open Letter from NAPRA to Health Canada regarding US importation of drugs from Canada

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2019‐2020 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program Participation

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Florinef Shortage Update

The Florinef shortage information is posted on behalf of medSask.

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