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 DocTalk 2016 - Issue 3 (12/8/2016) 
   
DocTalk 2016 - Issue 3 features articles on: Billing for Obstetrical Ultrasound; Third Party Forms; Heartland Region By-election; New Licensure Options for IMGs, Regulations for Medical Marijuana, the 2016 Kendel Award Recipient...
... and more!

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 DocTalk 2016 - Issue 2 (9/9/2016) 
   
DocTalk 2016 - Issue 2 features articles on: Infection Prevention and Control: New Guidelines; Reducing Prescription Drug Abuse: Call to Action; Medical Assistance in Dying: The Situation Today; Think Outside the Pillbox: Proposals Sought for PDA (partnership with FNIHB; Kendel Award Nominations Due by Sept 30; Registration Renewal & Changes to Mainpro; OST Self-Audits; AGM on Sept 16, 2016; Course for prescribing Suboxone (Sept 10)...
... and more!

Do you have a topic you'd like to see or talk about in our next issue?  Click here to send us your suggestions! (Deadline to submit material for Issue 3 is November 15, 2016!)

 DocTalk 2016 - Issue1 (4/13/2016) 
   
DocTalk 2016 - Issue 1 features articles on: The DILEMMA of Prescribing Narcotics: Human Rights & Best Practice; Discipline: It’s up to us to protect our integrity; Physician Practice Improvement; Physician-Assisted Dying; New Guidelines for Opioid Use in Chronic Pain; Kendel Award – Call for nominations; Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) and more!

Do you have a topic you'd like to see or talk about in our next issue?  Click here to send us your suggestions! (Deadline to submit material for Issue 2 is July 15, 2016!)


 DocTalk Fall/Winter 2015 (12/17/2015) 
   
The Fall/Winter 2015 issue of DocTalk features articles on the New Physician-Assisted Dying Policy, an AGM Survey, the Kendel Distinguished Service Award Winners, Medical Aid for Syrian Refugees, a toolkit for physicians prescribing opiates, stimulants, and marihuana, Physician Language Services, Council Election Results, and more!

We are always looking for fresh ideas for content in our next issue.  Click here to send us your suggestions! (Deadline to submit material for the Spring publication is February 28, 2016!)



 DocTalk Summer 2015 (9/17/2015) 
   
The Summer 2015 issue of DocTalk features articles on Physician & Corporation Licence Renewals; Breaching Patient Confidentiality; Informed Consent; New Standards for Infection Prevention and Control in SK; Council Elections; New Bylaw Changes; Fentanyl and more!

We are always looking for fresh ideas for content in our next issue.  Click here to send us your suggestions! (Deadline to submit material for the Fall/Winter publication is December 15th!)


 DocTalk Spring 2015 (4/30/2015) 
   
The Spring 2015 issue of DocTalk features articles on Conscientious Objection and the Carter Decision, Delegation to Registered Nurses, Stress and College Complaints, New Methadone Guidelines, Requests for Practice Supervisors and Summary Assessors, the latest bylaw changes, and more!

We are always looking for fresh ideas for content in our next issue.  Click here to send us your suggestions! (Deadline to submit material for the Summer 2015 publication is July 15th!)


 DocTalk Fall 2014 (11/13/2014) 
   
The Fall 2014 issue of DocTalk features articles on Duty of Care, Code of Conduct, New Bylaws on Licensure, Corporate Registration, Prescription Review Program Resources, Summative Assessments, Senior Life Designation and more!

We are always looking for fresh ideas for content in our next issue.  Click here to send us your suggestions! (Deadline to submit material for the April 1st, 2015 publication is March 15th!)


 DocTalk Summer 2014 (10/1/2014) 
   
The Summer 2014 issue of DocTalk features articles on Continuity of Care, Snooping, Revalidation and Maintenance of Membership, Informed Consent for Transfusion, SRNA Nurses Leading Change, as well as a request for your feedback on Delegation.

We are always looking for fresh ideas for content in our next issue.  Click here to send us your suggestions! (Deadline for the Nov. 1st publication is October 15th!)



 DocTalk Winter Spring 2014 (3/21/2014) 
   

The Winter/Spring issue of DocTalk gives an overview of some of the activities that the College has undertaken over the last year, progress to date on ongoing work and a description of some of the work that we hope to achieve in 2014.  Bryan Salte summarizes the requirements imposed in the College bylaw which establishes standards for physicians who authorize the use of marihuana by their patients.  The Public Health Agency of Canada are reporting severe illness resulting in hospitalization, and some deaths due to H1N1.  You will also find upcoming events for Continuing Professional Learning.



 DocTalk Fall 2013 (10/28/2013) 
   
The Fall 2013 issue of DocTalk contains an important message from Dr.Mark Chapelski, President of Council, about the pitfalls of faxing personal health information. A Checklist for Trustees regarding the appropriate response misdirected faxes is provided. Dr. Shaw expresses concern about the inaccurate reporting by physicians of revalidation status during annual registration renewal process. Mr. Salte provides the College's response to recent changes to federal regulations concerning medical marihuana. Dr. Poulin reminds physicians about the regulatory requirement to respond to information requests from the College in a timely fashion. Susan Whiting, PhD discusses the clinical indications for Vitamin D testing and Valeant Canada addresses concerns regarding the bioequivalence of generic bupropion XL.



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