SASKATCHEWAN COLLEGE OF PHARMACISTS
BILL 151 - AN ACT TO AMEND THE PHARMACY ACT, 1997
CLICK HERE to Read BILL 151
FIRST READING OF BILL 151 - NOTICE TO MEMBERS
Phase 2 of COMPASS Pilot Project : See COMPASS TAB
INTERNATIONAL PHARMACY GRADUATES
Currently in Process with SCP - Due to recent changes in Saskatchewan employment law, the College is evaluating whether it can continue to operate the program for the training and assessment of International Pharmacy Graduates. The College will not be accepting any new applicants for the appraisal training and assessment process until potential issues raised by these changes in the law have been resolved or clarified.
Not Currently in process with SCP - Please refer to the information under the REGISTRATION tab above, and/or click on this IPG GATEWAY NOTICE .
is a secure online website that allows authorized health care providers (including pharmacists, pharmacy interns & pharmacy assistants) access to personal health information about their patients regardless of where the information originated. The eHR Viewer provides timely access to a wide array of health information including all lab results , medication information , immunization records , discharge summaries , medical imaging reports & chronic disease management observations . If you do have an account and are experiencing any difficulties getting to eHR Viewer, please see attached troubleshooting document (CLICK HERE) that can assist you in logging into eHR Viewer.
Don't have an account? Experiencing difficulties? Contact eHealth Service desk: 1-888-316-7446. Visit and explore the eHR Viewer homepage http://www.ehealthsask.ca/services/ehrViewer/Pages/default.aspx.
Practising Members: eHealth Service Desk
Issues with billing claims? Follow standard process and log your ticket with the eHealth Service Desk: Ph 306-337-0600 or 1-888-316-7446.
NIRO - Network of Inter-Professional Regulatory Organizations
"Caring for Saskatchewan People
in a Competent and Ethical Manner"
CBC Marketplace - Pharmacy Errors: Dispensing Danger
January 23, 2015 - 8:00 pm and CBC Saskatchewan Promotion and Coverage
RN(NP)s Authorized to Prescribe Most Controlled Substances
The SRNA officially announced that effective Jan. 13, 2015, RN(NP)s are authorized to prescribe most “Controlled Substances” as defined in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada) to patients in Saskatchewan. With some exceptions, they are authorized to prescribe and you may accept prescriptions from them for most Narcotics, Controlled Drugs and Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances. They cannot prescribe methadone, buprenorphine, or medical marihuana; and testosterone (oral and intramuscular routes) is the only anabolic steroid that they are authorized to prescribe. More info @ SRNA website or the following links:
- OFFICIAL SRNA News Release-Nurse Practitioners to Prescribe Controlled Drugs and Substances
- Prescribing Controlled Drugs and Substances FAQ
- Controlled Drug and Substances Practice Guidelines
REFERENCE MANUAL/LEGISLATION UPDATES
Drug Schedules Amendments
UPDATED INFORMATION ON OMEPRAZOLE, DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMINE & MINOXIDIL
Click Here to review the recent amendments to Schedules I, II, & III
The following section 23(2)(c)ii was Deleted: (ii) except as provided in paragraph (d) or sub-section (10), within the limitations of the Pharmaceutical Information Program, record, or cause to be recorded, the prescription(s) in the Pharmaceutical Information Program, as soon as reasonably possible.
This amendment requires that the pharmacist provide the Pharmacist Assessment Record (PAR) to the primary practitioner, but no longer requires pharmacists to record your prescriptions in the Pharmaceutical Information Program (PIP).
EBOLA/Viral haemorrhagic fever documents: Reference Manual
UPCOMING FEBRUARY TELEHEALTH SESSION - 2 CEUs
"Hypertension in Older Adults"
Session Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
DEADLINE for REGISTRATION is Feb 3, 2015
♦ Late Registrations NOT Accepted ♦
For more information, please contact:
DENISE CARR, Administrative Assistant, SCP @ 306-584-2292
PHARMACY ASSISTANT CONTACT INFO REQUESTED
Pharmacy Assistants will soon have the option to join a new regulated profession, that of Pharmacy Technician. There are two pathways to registration, each involving several steps. If you are a pharmacy assistant and want to be included on our email list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org your name, pharmacy and phone number.
PEBC Evaluating & Qualifying Exam Registration Dates for PHARMACY ASSISTANTS
Click on this link for the full version of exam dates.
|Exam Name||Exam Date / Centre||Application Deadline|
|Qualifying Exam||Sat. Mar. 28, 2015 (OSPE) - Saskatoon
Sun. Mar. 29, 2015 (MSQ) - Saskatoon
|Fri. December 12, 2014|
|Evaluating Exam||Sun. Apr. 12, 2015 - Saskatoon||Fri. January 9, 2015|
|Qualifying Exam||Sat. Sep 12, 2015 (OSPE) - Saskatoon
Sun. Sep 13, 2015 (MSQ) - Saskatoon
|Wed. June 10, 2015|
|Evaluating Exam||Sat. Oct. 17, 2015 - Saskatoon||Fri. June 26, 2015|