DocTalk 2021 - Volume 8 Issue 2

Practice Tools

May 2021
Source: Nicole Bootsman, OATP Program
  NEW Canadian Opioid Use Disorder Guideline

The*NEW* Canadian Opioid Use Disorder Guideline, Opioid Agonist Therapy: A Synthesis of Canadian Guidelines for Treating Opioid Use Disorder is now available on the CPSS website!  

Great collaborative work was done on this project to ensure safe standards of practice across the country! We are especially proud of the support provided by our own CPSS Opioid Agonist Therapy Program  staff.

See the CAMH website for more details on the project.



May 2021
  Infection Prevention and Control - Link Letter

See the latest IPAC-SPIC Link Newsletter for the latest updates on Infection Prevention.



May 2021
Information courtesy of RSFS
  Health Accompagnateur Interpretation Services 

Saskatchewan primary care providers and patients can call the Réseau Santé en français de la Saskatchewan Health Accompagnateur Program to obtain assistance for French-speaking patients!  Trained Health Accompagnateurs act as the patient’s guide to the health system and as an interpreter during consultations with various health providers: doctors, pharmacists, lab technicians, nurses, therapists, etc.  



May 2021
Information courtesy of CCENDU
  Stay updated on drug news in Saskatchewan and across Canada 

Be sure to like the “CCENDU Saskatchewan” Facebook page.

The Canadian Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (CCENDU), is a nation-wide network of community partners that informs Canadians about emerging drug use trends and associated issues.



May 2021
Information courtesy of LINK
  LINK Telephone Consultations - New Services Available 

Saskatchewan primary care providers can call LINK to consult with a specialist regarding complex but non-urgent patient care.  New specialties included!  FIND OUT MORE