AIMS-SK Program Overview
The College of Medicine, CME along with Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacy Professionals (CPDPP) are launching a new program called Advancing Interprofessional Management of Substance Use Disorders in Saskatchewan ( AIMS-SK). The AIMS-SK program is designed to improve health outcomes for individuals with substance use disorders.
The target audience is Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Dentists, Social Workers, Addiction Counsellors, and other health care professionals are encouraged to attend.
Full Program Learning Objectives:
At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- Describe the foundational principles and importance of harm reduction for people living with a substance use disorder (SUD).
- Effectively support people with a SUD in the participant’s care setting.
- Recognize appropriate opioid prescribing and dispensing.
- Identify healthcare provider supports available when supporting people with a SUD.
Module 3 | Alcohol Use Disorder
Saturday June 4th
Time: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Module 3 Learning Objectives:
At the end of this module, participants will be able to:
- Relate the ‘British Columbia Center of Substance Use Guidelines for the Clinical Management of High-Risk Drinking and Alcohol Use Disorder’ to treatment of alcohol use disorder.
- Understand alcohol withdrawal management.
- Differentiate between approaches for alcohol withdrawal management.
- Discuss pharmacotherapies used in the management of alcohol use disorder.
- Outline counselling options for patients living with alcohol use disorder.
- Discuss psychiatric comorbidities with substance misuse.
- Describe strategies for safe and effective pain management in the context of addiction.
Module 3 Agenda
Review timeline, topics, speakers & session specific learning objectives. Schedule is subject to change.
Module 3 Speakers
Dr. Andrew Yang
Module 3 Accreditation
Module 3 Accreditation Statement
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan for up to 6.0 credit hours.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada: This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan up to 6.0 Mainpro+ credits.
Pharmacy Professionals: Module 3 has been accredited by CPDPP for 6.0 CEUs for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
Paramedics: Module 3 has been accredited by the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics for 5.0 credits for practicing paramedics
Other Healthcare Professionals: Participation in this conference may be included as part of the continuing education and competence programs established by individual professional associations.
AIMS-SK Scientific Planning Committee Members | Conflict of Interest Disclosures
Dr, James Barton | COI FORM
Nicole Bootsman | COI FORM
Dr. Peter Butt | COI FORM
Charity Evans | COI FORM
Mary Fraser | COI FORM
Danielle Larocque | COI FORM
Dr. Morris Markentin | COI FORM
Dr. Karen Shaw | COI FORM
Dr. Werner Oberholzer | COI FORM
Amy Wiebe | COI FORM
Dr. Andrew Yang | COI FORM
Tammy Glynn, CME Event Coordinator