Interactions: News from CSHP



March 5, 2021

Attention: Canadian pharmacists working in primary care settings

Dr. Nicole Domanski is a clinical pharmacist at the University of British Columbia Pharmacists Clinic. You're invited to participate in her study to characterize the impact of pharmacists’ consultation notes on prescribers' healthcare decisions. If you work in a team-based primary care role, p…




March 4, 2021

Notice for 2021 Sabbatical Grant competition

APPLY NOW for an Education Sabbatical Grant The CSHP Foundation is pleased to offer dedicated funding to a maximum of $5,000 to support an Education Sabbatical Grant CSHP Foundation Sabbatical Grant eligibility criteria Applicant is a current CSHP member. Applicant has been a CSHP m…


February 23, 2021

Metoclopramide 2mL Vial Shortage

CSHP has been informed that there will a disruption in the supply of metoclopramide 5 mg/mL, 2 mL vial size, for at least two weeks in March. This in turn could lead to critically low inventory at some facilities. It is recommended that mitigation strategies be used to conserve the remaining supply…


February 22, 2021

Health Canada: Special Access Program Regulations Changes

Health Canada’s Special Access Program (SAP), and the Emergency Drug Release (EDR) Program are used when a serious or life-threatening condition may require new drugs when conventional therapies have failed, are unsuitable, or unavailable. The regulations surrounding these programs are currently be…


February 22, 2021

The weird and wonderful: Inherited Retinal Degenerations

CSHP is delighted to share with you our second installment in a new series of Weird and Wonderful conditions that you may encounter in your practice. Click here to read our first Weird and Wonderful piece in December. Inherited Retinal Degenerations (IRDs), also kno…



February 19, 2021

Adrenal insufficiencies & COVID-19

The adrenal cortex produces hormones (glucocorticoids, mineralocorticoids, and androgens), which are necessary for normal body functioning. When the adrenal cortex is damaged, enough glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids are not produced leading to deficiencies of these hormones.    Adrena…