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October 2017 Scope Newletter Now Available

The October 2017 SCOPe newsletter is now available. To read this issue now, click here
 

2017 HEALTH CARD RENEWALS

eHealth Saskatchewan is asking members for assistance in updating the Provider Registry System (PRS)  more
 

NORTHERN FIRE EVACUEES

Toward the end of August, the area communities and the town of Pelican Narrows were evacuated. NIHB has advised pharmacists to document any over-ride messages when providing interim or emergency supply for an evacuee with NIHB coverage  more
 

REFERENCE MANUAL UPDATES

In the initial days of launching the website from a new server, there may be some broken links in the Reference Manual section. We will be working as quickly as we can to correct these. Please feel free to contact us should you need a particular document.
 

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR PHARMACY PROFESSIONALS

Find CE Online Courses and Live Events: www.usask.ca/cpdpp
 
Regulatory Updates

MIFEGYMISO PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING UPDATE

Please review the November 7, 2017, Health Canada updates to prescribing and dispensing information for Mifegymiso®  here ..
 

CQI BYLAWS APPROVED

The Minister of Health has approved the bylaws that set the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program requirement, which will be met by COMPASS starting with the 2017-2018 permit year. The new bylaws can be found in Section 12 of Part I in the SCPP Regulatory Bylaws.  more ..
 

MINOXIDIL NOW UNSCHEDULED

Effective July 20, 2017, topical minoxidil, in concentrations of 5% or less, is now an unscheduled product and may be sold from any retail outlet (including online)  more ..
 
Events
Nov
28

POISON AND DRUG INFORMATION SERVICE (PADIS) CONFERENCE 2017

Nov 28, 2017 in Calgary or webcast 
Check CPDPP for more information www.usask.ca/cpdpp
 
Dec
5

CNCP Management & Opioids: Addressing Challenges (Prt 1)

Dec 5 (in person), Jan 10 (in person) and Jan 23 (via Telehealth) in both  Regina and Saskatoon
 
Jan
31

SCPP AWARD NOMINATION DEADLINE

SCPP Awards and Honours Committee is calling for nominations for their annual awards. The deadline for submissions is Jan 31, 2018. Please review pages 9-10 of the October 2017 SCOPe newsletter more

 

SASKATCHEWAN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PROFESSIONALS

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