Course Description

This course includes an online course and a recorded, virtual workshop. Completion of the Online Course fulfills SCPP requirements. Registrants are not required to complete the virtual workshop.

Note: Virtual workshop is a recorded version of the live course that was held on March 20, 2021; the 

Accreditation (USask CPE):

  • Workshop: 7.50 CEUs
  • Online Course: 6 CEUs

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this workshop, learners will be able to:


  • Explain opioid use disorder (OUD) and the tools used to support diagnosis and evaluate withdrawal.
  • Describe examples of community psychosocial support services for patients with OUD.
  • Explain OUD treatment recommendations, pharmacology, and clinical considerations.
  • Define trauma-informed care and identify strategies used to support culturally safe pharmacy practice.
  • Recognize standard requirements for dispensing OAT in Saskatchewan.
  • Identify valid prescriptions for OAT in Saskatchewan.



  • Reflect on presenters’ lived experiences with substance use disorder (SUD) and recovery, to further support others living with SUD.
  • Consider the impact of culture, trauma, and stigma on SUD.
  • Describe transitions in care and community resources for people with SUD.
  • Understand and identify crystal methamphetamine usage and available resources in Saskatchewan.
  • Integrate OAT into pharmacy practice, including considerations for special populations, workflow, claim submissions, documentation, and strategies for suspected misuse or re-direction of OAT.
  • Discuss approaches to facilitate healthcare provider and pharmacy team communication and collaborative care.
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Section Title
Advanced Harm Reduction and Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT)
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
  • Online, Self-Paced
Delivery Options
Online Platform - Canvas  
Course Fee(s)
Pharmacy Professional non-credit $85.00
6 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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