Course Description

PharmaZzz is a program for pharmacists to help patients improve their sleep and stop or reduce the use of hypnotic medication. 

Online course

PharmaZzz is USask CPE accredited for 5.0 CEUs.

Target Audience: pharmacists

Registration Fee: $280


Learner Outcomes

After completion of this online program, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the PharmaZzz model and why it was created.
  2. Compare and contrast potential sleep disorders frequently experienced by patients and list the sleep disorders that require referral to a physician.
  3. Explain the components of non-medication treatment of insomnia (NMTi).
  4. Discuss how NMTi can be applied in a community pharmacy and a primary care setting.
  5. Recognize potential barriers to the implementation of NMTi into pharmacy practice and identify possible solutions.
  6. Initiate tapering strategies as indicated for hypnotic medications.
  7. Implement NMTi in their pharmacy practice.
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Section Title
PharmaZzz: Non-Medication Therapy for Insomnia
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
  • Online, Self-Paced
Delivery Options
Online Platform - Canvas  
Course Fee(s)
Pharmacy Professionals non-credit $280.00
5 CEUs
Drop Request Deadline
No drop request allowed after enrollment
Transfer Request Deadline
No transfer request allowed after enrollment
Section Notes


For access today, after registration is completed, please log in to the Canvas Platform to access the course. 

  • Please use your USask NSID (the first six characters from your @usask.ca email address found on your student profile; e.g. abc123@usask.ca) and your password to log in to your Canvas account.

You will have access to this course for one year from the date of your registration.

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