PAS Webinars

PAS Webinar Series

Immunization Education

PAS will be creating virtual education to help support Saskatchewan pharmacists implement expanded immunization practices into their pharmacy.

Vaccine Hesitancy, February 8, 2024

The recording can be watched here. Passcode: 1^Ay4P@f.

Prevention of Pneumococcal and Meningococcal Disease – January 26th, 2023

This free presentation was presented by Dr. Alexander Wong MD, FRCPC and the recording has been accredited by USask CPE for 1.5 CEUs.

The recording can be watched here.

The learning project record for this recording can be found here. The recording includes advanced updates from NACI on pneumococcal vaccination released in 2022.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the epidemiology of pneumococcal and meningococcal disease.
  • Identify individuals at increased risk of pneumococcal and meningococcal infections.
  • Provide education on available pneumococcal and meningococcal vaccines.
  • Provide individual specific recommendations on pneumococcal and meningococcal vaccination.

 *Supported by educational funding from Pfizer Canada ULC.

Pharmacy Practice Education

PAS will be creating virtual education to help support Saskatchewan pharmacy practice with help with some of their stakeholders.

Pharmacy Inspections: Health Canada Regulation Requirements

Angela Lina, the Team Lead Western, from Health Canada’s Community Pharmacy Inspection Program joined us on Feb. 8, 2024 to discuss Pharmacy Inspections. The recording of the webinar can be viewed  here. (Passcode: !23&D%%r).

Angela’s slides are also available here.  You can click on the links and resources which are referenced in the presentation.

This presentation is accredited for 1.0 CEUs by USask CPE and the learning project record is available here.

Learning Objectives:
• You will gain an understanding of Health Canada and the legislative framework that applies to pharmacies
• You will gain an understanding of Health Canada’s Pharmacy Inspection Program and the powers of the inspector
• You will be able to apply Health Canada’s regulations and the legislative framework to your pharmacy practice

ENFit® for Pharmacists – January 31st, 2023

 

This free non-accredited presentation was created and presented in partnership with the Saskatchewan Health Authority. Andrea Tang BSP ACPR PharmD, Clinical Pediatric Senior Pharmacist with the Saskatchewan Health Authority, presented on how community pharmacists can support their patients that are using ENFit® systems.

Kris Berg, Director of Professional Practice with PAS, also provided information on ordering and billing of these supplies to assist with transition from hospital to community.

The recording can be watched here.

Pharmacies that will be supplying ENFit® supplies in their community are encouraged to register by completing the survey here.

Pharmacy Health Advocacy Presentations

The Director of Professional Practice with PAS acts as a preceptor for some of the University of Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy and Nutrition Experiential Learning student opportunities.  As part of PHAR 338 students are required to create a Heath Advocacy Project. Below are the Health Advocacy Projects that student groups have created with PAS. All these presentations are non-accredited learning. 

Pharmacy Professionals’ Mental Health – March 28th, 2023

Our student group took a deep dive into reviewing the current state of mental health within the pharmacy profession. This presentation reviews burnout and provides practical tips to help prevent and manage burnout. The presentation also reviews available resources for pharmacy professionals. Prevention is key and this presentation helps all pharmacy professionals!

The presentation can be watched here

 

Working PACT into your Pharmacy Workflow – March 23rd, 2023

Our student group reviewed the PACT program and developed strategies for pharmacies to help them incorporate this clinical service into their pharmacy workflow. Wanting to help your patients quit smoking? Check out this presentation!

The presentation can be watched here

 

COVID Rapid Testing – What Pharmacists Need to Know – November 28th, 2022

Our student group had an enjoyable time reviewing the role of covid rapid testing and how pharmacy professionals can support access. This presentation also reviews the regulations that are relevant to pharmacy professionals as of November 28th, 2022. 

The presentation can be watched here

 

Understanding Structural Stigmas in our Healthcare System – November 22nd, 2022

Our student group tackled understanding what structural stigmas are and how they affect pharmacy practice. Through the presentation they review common stigmas experienced by various patient groups and how pharmacy professionals can help support marginalized groups. 

The presentation can be watched here.