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.

May 2019

May 30

Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) Priarie Conference

University of Saskatchewan Health Sciences - 107 Wiggins Rd

May 30-31st, Saskatoon, SK

Early bird pricing until March 15th.

To register online: PRAIRIEPANS.ORG or contact

For more information, see the brochure.

May 11

Health Sciences Continuing Education Group (UofS)

  •   Date:  Saturday, May 11, 2019
  •   Time:  8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  •   Venue: Education Building, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
  •   Early Bird Registration Fees (until March 31, 2019):
    •          Healthcare Professionals : $200 + GST
    •          Students/Residents: $125 + GST

This program is CPDPP accredited. Please see the poster for details.  Register Online

May 10

Getting to the Heart of the Matter presented by Diabetes Canada South Sask Chapter

The Diabetes Canada Professional Section (South Sask Chapter) is hosting a health professional education event “Getting to the Heart of the Matter” in Regina on May 10th, 2019. 

Where: The RCMP Heritage Centre from 8:30 am-4:15 pm (registration at 8:00 am).

Dr. Andrea Lavoie will be speaking on diabetes and cardiovascular disease and Joe Solowiejczyk is speaking on diabetes distress. 

Please see the attached brochure for registration and program information. 

Early bird registration deadline is Thursday, April 18th

For more information contact Colleen Hollinger @ 306-697-4007 or via email: 

Pharmacy education credits are pending application approval.


May 03

2019 PAS Annual Conference

PAS 2019 Conference Register Online Now May 3-5th Elk Ridge Resort, Waskesiu


February 2019

Feb 12

RxFiles presents Cannabinoids/Medical Cannabis

DATE & TIME: Tuesday, Feb 12th 2019 @ 7 to 9pm
LOCATION: Local Telehealth Sites
PRESENTER: RxFiles Academic Detailing Team
(on-site RxFiles co-facilitators will also assist in
Saskatoon, Regina, P.A., Estevan, & Yorkton)

RSVP: Please RSVP to

See the brochure for more details.

January 2019

Jan 25

Management of Chronic Pain presented by Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO)

Echo engages clinicians in a continuous learning system and facilitating partnerships with specialist mentors at an academic medical center or hub.

Sessions are held every other Wednesday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

To register, email: 

December 2018

Dec 18

Online Training for New Minor Ailments

 Are you ready to prescribe for these when your patients ask?

CPDPP has developed online training courses for all the new minor ailment/self-care conditions:

  •          Urinary Tract Infections
  •          Women’s Health (Hormonal Contraception/Emergency Contraception/Medical Abortion)
  •          Shingles
  •          Conjunctivitis
  •          Onychomycosis
  •          Influenza

CPDPP Website

Register Here

Dec 05

CPDPP presents Smoking Cessation Pharmacists Self-Prescribing

After the training session, the medSask guidelines will be published, and pharmacists will be able to prescribe smoking cessation products.  The training is CPDPP accredited for 2.0 CEUs and will be offered in three format options:

Option 1: In-person in Saskatoon 

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Registration starts at 6:30 pm               

Venue: U of S, Health Sciences, 1130 E-Wing

Registration Fee: $35.00 + GST


Option 2: Live Streaming of presentation

You can watch the presentation on your own computer. You will have the ability to email questions to presenters. CPDPP will email you a link to watch the live stream a day prior to the event.  

Date:  Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Registration Fee: $35.00 + GST

Please note: Pharmacists must have access to an internet connection at their location of choice to participate in this program. You can use your computer to join


Option 3: Recorded Version

This will be available after the December 5 presentation.  You will receive email instructions to the course.

Registration fees: $35.00 + GST                           

Please see attached brochure for the learning objectives and other details.  Let us know if you have any questions. 

Click here to Register

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