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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

Click here to 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

Click here to 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)

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

Naloxone Unscheduled - Effective Immediately

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REGULATORY BYLAW REPEALED

Effective March 16, 2018, Part N, section 11(2) of the SCPP Regulatory Bylaws was repealed (linked document updated March 22) more..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 ..
 
Events
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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    
 

SASKATCHEWAN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PROFESSIONALS

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