Advancing Interprofessional Management of Substance Use Disorders in Saskatchewan (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.   

Target Audience:

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:

  1. Describe the foundational principles and importance of harm reduction for people living with a substance use disorder (SUD).
  2. Effectively support people with a SUD in the participant’s care setting.
  3. Recognize appropriate opioid prescribing and dispensing.
  4. Identify healthcare provider supports available when supporting people with a SUD.

AIMS-SK Full Program Full Program - $500.00 = 3 modules + case-based learning:

Module 1 | Foundations of Harm Reduction and Substance Use Disorder | Spring dates coming soon

Module 2 | Opioid Use Disorder | Spring dates coming soon

Module 3 | Alcohol Use Disorder | Spring dates coming soon

Case-based distance learning program 

 *AIMS-SK full program meets the OATP requirements for physicians

Module 1 | Foundations of Harm Reduction and Substance Use Disorder | Spring dates coming soon - $175.00

Module 2 | Opioid Use Disorder | Spring dates coming soon- $175.00

Module 3 | Alcohol Use Disorder | Spring dates coming soon- $175.00

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

Contact Information

Program Information
Tammy Glynn, CME Program Coordinator
Email: tammy.glynn@usask.ca
cmelearning.usask.ca