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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 .

eHR Viewer

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.

 

NOTICES

CLICK HERE for KEY MESSAGES in Response to

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:


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

Regulatory Bylaws

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

NEWS & EVENTS

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

Please click on the REGISTRATION BROCHURE LINK for details
Registration forms may be FAXED to (306) 584-9695 or
E-mailed to info@saskpharm.ca

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 cheryl.wyatt@saskpharm.ca 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