Interactions: News from CSHP

August 9, 2020

Join our newest Pharmacy Specialty Network!

We are excited to announce the establishment of a new Cannabis Pharmacy Specialty Network (PSN). The purpose of the Cannabis PSN is to connect and support pharmacists providing care for the diverse group of patients who use cannabis. Pharmacists care for patients who use cannabis for man…

August 9, 2020

New HSO Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Standards

The CAN/HSO 5030:2020 (E) Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Standard is a revision of HSO’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Required Organizational Practice. This standard can be used alone or in conjunction with CAN/HSO 3001:2019 (E) Medication Management. Who this standard is for Scop…

August 2, 2020

CSHP Awards 2020: Call for Nominations

The CSHP Awards Committee invites applications and nominations for the 2020-2021 National Awards Program. The goal of the awards program is to improve patient outcomes by promoting excellence in pharmacy practice throughout hospitals and other collaborative healthcare settings. Awa…

July 30, 2020

Changes to the Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy

Stephen Shalansky, Editor The impact of COVID-19 on CSHP’s financial situation has resulted in numerous changes to the organization, including our approach to the publication of the Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy (CJHP). The Editorial Board considered many options after carefully reviewin…

July 20, 2020

Mid-year update: Drugs and medical devices approved in 2020

  Learn about the new drugs and medical devices that Health Canada approved for sale in Canada between January and June 2020. Health Canada has played a key role in Canada's response to COVID-19 by working with partners and stakeholders to ensure essential health product…

July 8, 2020

Bruce Dalton's PPC 2020 Presentation on Vancomycin Therapeutic Drug Monitoring with or without Area under the Curve (AUC! Not Just the Sound of an Angry Scot) Now Available on CSHP's Members Only Webinar Website

Presenter: Bruce Dalton is a Clinical Pharmacist and Clinical Practice Leader in Calgary where he has been a specialist in Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship since 2004. Summary: Vancomycin is an important antibiotic for treatment of Gram positive infections…