Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacists (CPDP)

College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
University of Saskatchewan
Health Sciences, E-Wing (Rm 3317)
104 Clinic Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 2Z4

Telephone: (306) 966-6350
Fax: (306) 966-6377  Will be changing, stay tuned.

noticePlease help us to keep CPDP's email lists & database up to date by sending us a change of address when you move, or change your email address.  This will make sure that you will not miss any of the CE program announcements or mailouts. You can use the same form to notify us of any change in your Last Name. You can phone (306-966-6350), fax (306-966-6377),email( or fill in a Change of Address/Name Change form and submit your change to us. Thank you.
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Lisa Bagonluri - Manager ( )

Nora Jacek - Secretary (

Mary-Ann Dogoe - Program Assistant (


Fall/Winter Regular Hours:
Monday through Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon; 1:00 pm - 4:30pm; subject to change.


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.

CPDP News...  

phrm new_announcement  October 5, 2015 -- Online version of Privacy Officer Recertification is now available:  CPDP is pleased to announce that the Online version of the Privacy Officer Recertification training is now on Blackboard Learn.  This course is for all pharmacists who are required to recertify their Privacy Officer training, and also for pharmacists who have never taken the training.  Not sure when you need to re-certify?  Please check your profile on your SCP Members' page, there you should be able to find the date you completed the original training.  To register for this online course, please go to the menu at the top right-hand side of this page, select "CE Online Courses" and scroll down until you find the heading for Privacy Officer Recertification training.

phrm September 30, 2015 -- New Clinical Live session dates announced:  CPDP is pleased to announce new dates for another Clinical Live session for the Immunization Competencies Education program.  There will be another session in Regina on November 14, 2015 and one in Saskatoon on November 29, 2015.  The registration form is posted on the "Live CPD Events" page.  If you are unable to attend in November, you can fill out and send the form to be put on the Wait List for Spring 2016.

phrm September 21, 2015 -- The Canadian Pharmacists Association online courses:  New ADAPT Online Patient Care Online Courses.  Go to the menu at the top right-hand side of this page, select "Directory of CPD Programs and Distance Education Resources", here you will find links to the courses on this page.

phrm September 21, 2015 -- New CE Program : The Saskatchewan Interprofessional Preceptor Conference -- Developing a Preceptor Plan will be happening in Saskatoon on October 22nd, 2015.  Go to the menu at the top right-hand side of this page, select "Live CPD Events" and look for this program name in the table.  Or go to their website to see information,

phrm July 13th, 2015 -- Canadian Pharmacists Association ADAPT Online Patient Care Skills Program:  The format of this course has now changed to be more efficient and effective, it is now four separate courses that are shorter and offered more often.  ADAPT gives you the foundational patient care and medication management skills you need to fully leverage expanded scopes of practice and offer new services.  The online program increases your confidence and expertise in integrating new patient care skills, processes and tools into your everyday practice.  Course 1:  Medication Assessment and Collaboration runs from October 21 - December 1, 2015 and registration is now open.  Go to their website for more information, to read the Learning Objectives, and to register for the course.  Each course of the ADAPT program has been accredited by the Canadian Pharmacists Association (a CCCEP approved accredited provider).

phrm May 19th, 2015 -- Bill 151 "An Act to amend The Pharmacy Act, 1996" has received Royal Assent:  Bill 151 received Royal Assent of May 14th, 2015, you can read the Bylaws and Standards documents on the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacists website, on the "Legislation page" at 

phrm CPDP and Anti-Spam Legislation:   On July 1, 2014, Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect.  Our office will be making every effort to comply with this legislation.  Pharmacists, who are currently on our email distribution lists, have already received 2 mass emails with this information and an "unsubscribe" option as part of their content.  Our office has been asking pharmacists on these lists, to give us their written consent in order to allow us to continue sending our emails to them.  If you are not on our email lists but would like to receive our electronic announcements, invitations, and notices about live CE events, please email us at  with the subject line "subscribe reminders" and type in text giving us your written consent to do so.  Every email from July 1, 2014 going forward will always include an unsubscribe link, pharmacists may unsubscribe from our lists at any time.  To read more CASL info online please go to 

To View Continuing Education Programs or Information on the Learning Portfolio
Click on the Page Links Below:

Live CPD Events
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 Cdn Flag
The national coordinating and accrediting body for continuing pharmacy education in Canada.

SHIRP: Saskatchewan's Online Library for Health Professionals Sask Flag
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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