Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacists (CPDP)
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
University of Saskatchewan
110 Science Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5C9
Telephone: (306) 966-6350
Fax: (306) 966-6377
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CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPDP) STAFF
Dr. Linda Suveges - Director ( Linda.Suveges@usask.ca )
Lisa Bagonluri - Assistant Director (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Nora Jacek - Secretary (email@example.com)
HOURS OF OPERATION
Current Regular Hours:
Monday through Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon; 1:00 pm - 4:30pm; subject to change.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES
The College based Continuing Pharmacy Education unit, was established July 31, 1995. The goal of this unit is to develop, deliver, and evaluate quality, reasonably priced, continuing professional education to meet the needs of the pharmacists of Saskatchewan in terms of maintaining competence to practice and fulfilling the SCP licensure requirements.
New Programs -- as of March 10, 2014, a new CE live program has been posted on our "Live CPD Events" page; to go there, click the link in the menu at the top right-hand side of this page. Also new, a 3 week course on the Dalhousie University website, for more information or to sign up, please click on the link in the menu at the top right-hand side of this page, titled "Directory of CPD Programs and Distance Education Resources".
Medication Safety and Continuous Quality Assurance (CQA) in Community Pharmacies Workshop -- is now available online, it is the same program that was offered as the live sessions held in Regina and Saskatoon in September of 2013. The fee for the course is $140.00 + GST = $147.00. For full details, you may view the Medication Safety Information Brochure. To register for this course, please download the brochure in pdf format.
Privacy Officer Training online course -- This program has been developed to ensure privacy officers (participants) understand their obligations and responsibilities under PIPEDA and HIPA. The program has been accredited for 4.5 CEUs and the fee is $150.00 + GST = $157.50. For full details, you may view the Privacy Officer Information Brochure in pdf format. To register for this course, please download the Multi-Course Application form in pdf format.
Prescriptive Authority for Pharmacists - Minor Ailments Part 2 Online Course: This information from the live sessions is now available as a training course online. To read information about the course, including Learning Objectives please see the information sheet in pdf format. To register with payment, please click on the link to access the Multi-Course Application form to fill out at your convenience. The guidelines and logarithms are posted on the medSask website. Please note: Pharmacists are cleared to prescribe for all New Ailments as they become approved, so long as they have completed the training for the original 3 Minor Ailments.
Prescriptive Authority for Pharmacists - Minor Ailments Part 1 Online Course: This information from the live sessions is now available as a training course online. To read information about the course, including Learning Objectives please see the information sheet in pdf format. To register with payment, please click on the link to access the Multi-Course Application form to fill out at your convenience. The guidelines and logarithms are posted on the medSask website. Please note: Pharmacists are cleared to prescribe for all New Ailments as they become approved, so long as they have completed the training for the original 3 Minor Ailments: Minor Ailments Part 1. This training is now mandatory, effective June 1, 2014.
ECP Online Training - CPDP is now offering Emergency Contraceptive Pills (ECP) Training in the form of an On-line course, this course is optional. This course has been accredited for 3.0 CEUs and the fee is $100.00 + GST = $105.00. For full details, you may view the Program Objectives on the information page in pdf format. To register with payment, please download and fill out the Multi-Course Application form in pdf format. If you have any questions, please contact the CPDP office at 306-966-6350.
Information from the Minor Ailments Live sessions -- the literature: To access the the Guidelines, Algorithms and evaluation sheets for each of the 3 Minor Ailments that was presented at the Sunday Seminars in June, please go to the medSask website, you will find them posted there.
Information about Prescriptive Authority for Pharmacists - Level I Training -- Basics: For full details please see the poster in word and pdf, and the Level 1 - Basics description, in word. Please read the following carefully -- *If you have NOT taken this course, please complete the newly revised Multi-Course Application form, available in pdf. Once payment is received and your application is processed you will be enrolled in the program.
CPDP will not be posting program handouts on the website. However, if you have attended a Live Continuing Education program and wish to receive the handouts, you may contact the CPDP office. Please be prepared to give your license number and the name and date of the program.
To View Continuing Education Programs or Information on the Learning Portfolio
Click on the Page Links Below:
Live CPD Events/Online registration
Directory of CPD Programs and Distance Education Resources
SK Pharmacists Learning Portfolio
Health Professional Agencies Directory of websites
Drug Information Resources/medSask Recommended Internet Sites
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CCCEP: The Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy
The national coordinating and accrediting body for continuing pharmacy education in Canada. www.cccep.org
SHIRP: Saskatchewan's Online Library for Health Professionals
BSP candidates, did you know that you lose access to library resources when you leave campus? SHIRP is able to fill that gap, it is a provincially funded free electronic library available to registered health professionals -- including pharmacists. It is accessed through provincial health regions, through PIP or through independent account set up. Visit the SHIRP website.
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