External Resources

This page is a collection of useful resources from other organizations.

Chat, Check, Chart (CCC): Alberta College of Pharmacy

 

Opioid-Related Tools

Risk Assessment

 

Morphine Equivalent Dosing (MED)

Tapering

Benzodiazepines

 

Choosing Wisely Canada

Choosing Wisely Canada is a national campaign to help clinicians and patients engage in conversations about unnecessary tests and treatments, and make smart and effective care choices.

 

Pharmacy5in5

Developed by the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy, Pharmacy5in5 is an interactive, online and app-based teaching tool that houses self-assessment quizzes and other educational resources. It’s an innovative tool to stay up to date on pharmacy practice, improve your knowledge, and understand pharmacy trends.

 

Pharmacy Management in Canada: Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy

Canada’s first textbook dedicated to pharmacy management since 1998 provides timely content written and reviewed by more than 100 experts from across the country.

 

The Guidebook on Diabetes Management: Helping Patients Reach Treatment Goals: University of Toronto’s Banting & Best Diabetes Centre

The Guidebook on Diabetes Management incorporates recommendations from Canadian clinical practice guidelines in diabetes, hypertension, lipids and the use of antiplatelet agents. It also includes information health care providers need to know to help them implement these recommendations including clinical pearls, helpful tips for educating patients using motivational interviewing techniques and managing common side effects.

 

De-prescribing Guidelines for the Elderly: Ontario Pharmacy Research Collaboration (OPEN)

These guidelines will support interdisciplinary teams of healthcare professionals in tapering or stopping medications that may be causing harm or are no longer providing benefit as well as monitoring for adverse drug withdrawal reactions in elderly patients.