Revised Pathway Chart for Pharmacy Technician Candidates
Council recently finalized deadlines for pharmacy assistants and pharmacy technician program graduates. Revised Pathway Chart here. More information on deadlines here.
Health Canada Drug Recall
Several drugs containing valsartan are being recalled as of July 9, 2018, due to contamination with a potential carcinogen more. As well, CPhA has created a Therapeutic Options Tool to help pharmacists more easily switch patients to another ARB.
SCPP Announces New Deputy Registrar
SCPP is very pleased to announce Lori Postnikoff will fill the role of Deputy Registrar, beginning September 4, 2018 more
2018-2019 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program Participation
The Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch (DPEBB) is registering pharmacies that plan to participate in the Province’s 2018-2019 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program. Each pharmacy must apply for participation in the program annually. more
SCOPE Newsletter - June 2018
Clickhereto read the June edition of the SCOPe newsletter
BE PART OF THE MILLION-DOLLAR DIFFERENCE
The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy has launched a “1 Million for 25” fundraising campaign more
UPDATED MSSA INSTRUCTIONAL MANUAL FOR COMPASS
An updated MSSA instructional manual is now available here
[directions] Newsletter - April 2018
Clickhereto read the April edition of the [directions] newsletter for COMPASS
Revised Opioid Wallet Card Available to Order
Health Canada has recently updated the opioid overdose wallet card. These cards are available free of charge more
SCOPE SPECIAL EDITION FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CANDIDATES
Click here to learn about upcoming registration deadlines
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR PHARMACY PROFESSIONALS (CPDPP)
Saskatchewan becomes the third province to move naloxone to unscheduled status more..
REGULATORY BYLAW REPEALED
Effective March 16, 2018, Part N, section 11(2) of the SCPP Regulatory Bylaws was repealed (linked document updated March 22) more..
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 ..
CPCAC 2018 Inaugural Scientific Meeting
Coalition of Pharmacists Caring for Aging Canadians (CPCAC) hosting first Scientific Meeting in Toronto. Register before July 31, 2018 for early bird rates more