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Regulatory Updates

Part N – Schedule I Drugs

Section 11 (Sale of Schedule I Drugs Without a Prescription) of Part N - Schedule I Drugs of the regulatory bylaws has been updated to correct administrative errors and to delete unnecessary subsections. more..
 

EXEMPTION 56 - METHADONE

Subsection 56(1) Class Exemption expires on September 30, 2019. Exemption info MicroSCOPe article..
 

Epinephrine Ampoules are back on Schedule I

At the December 2018 meeting, Council decided not to extend the temporary bylaw that came into effect on August 27, 2018, which moved epinephrine ampoules from Schedule I to Schedule II for the treatment of anaphylaxis due to allergens. Therefore, effective December 31, 2018, epinephrine ampoules for anaphylaxis are no longer Schedule II and are back on Schedule I status...
 

Naloxone Unscheduled

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REGULATORY BYLAW REPEALED

Effective March 16, 2018, Part N, section 11(2) of the SCPP Regulatory Bylaws was repealed (linked document updated March 22) more..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
Feb
20

Webinar: Reducing Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic Drugs

February 20, 2020 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. MST (or noon to 1 p.m. CST). The webinar will discuss the factors influencing the safe handling of antineoplastic drugs more   
 
Mar
6

OATP Conference 2020

March 6-7 in Saskatoon. Learn how to manage and monitor methadone and buprenorphine/naloxone safely, in the context of Opioid Use Disorder; the value of a coordinated community-based approach; managing comorbid physical and psychological conditions and more. more   
 
Mar
13

CPDPP: Injection Skills Refresher

March 31, Saskatoon. For practising pharmacists with Advanced Method Certification. Registration for the immunization and injection course (initial training) will open in July 2020. Click here to register or call 306-966-5539.   
 
Mar
20

Diagnosing, Managing and Caring for Complex Edema

March 20 & 21, Saskatoon. This symposium will provide evidence-based information and updates on diagnosis, care and management of all types of lymphedema and lipedema and promote interprofessional treatment of lymphedema and lipedema that is consistent and based on best-practice guidelines more   
 
Mar
28

Older Adults Conference 2020

March 28 in Saskatoon. Save the date. Registration coming soon poster   
 
Apr
2

CAPhO Conference 2020

April 2-5 in Toronto. Theme is Drive Safety Forward with an emphasis on practical strategies participants can use to keep patients and teams “safe”. Visit the Conference website for information on the program, registration and venue and accommodation. Sign up for the CAPhO E-Newsletter to receive automatic updates.   
 
May
9

Coalition of Pharmacists Caring for Aging Canadians (CPCAC) Scientific Meeting

May 9, 2020 in Toronto. Inter-professional meeting with a full education line up, networking sessions and poster presentations. Please see the CPCAC website for more information at cpcac.ca.   
 

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