Opioid Stewardship Program - Education and Research
Education is a vital part of a successful opioid stewardship program. The Opioid Stewardship Program provides education rounds and Academic Detailing sessions on pain, opioids and more.
Members of our team are able to provide educational sessions to students (K-12, post-secondary), the general public and health-care workers upon request. Please contact us if you would like to schedule a presentation on an opioid stewardship topic of interest.
When: November 8, 2022, 12:15 pm-1:00 pm
Topic: TBA (Opioid Stewardship Topic)
Presented by: Jill Pikaluk, BSN, MN, RN, NP - Opioid Stewardship Program Nurse Practitioner
Location: Available via WebEx
RSVP to: Clinical.Appropriateness@saskhealthauthority.ca
Stewardship and Clinical Appropriateness Education Rounds
The Opioid Stewardship Program team conducts quality improvement and research projects on chronic pain, opioids and appropriate opioid prescribing. We recognize that collaboration is important for a successful research program and we continuously seek connections with other researchers and clinicians for projects. We welcome students/learners of all levels and backgrounds and involve them in our research.
- Vanstone JR, Patel S, Degelman ML, Abubakari IW, McCann S, Parker R, Ross T. Development and implementation of a clinician report to reduce unnecessary urine drug screen testing in the ED: a quality improvement initiative. Emerg Med J. 2022;39(6):471-478. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2020-210009.
- Marwah R, Coons C, Myers J, Dumont Z. Buprenorphine-naloxone microdosing: Tool for opioid agonist therapy induction. Can Fam Physician. 2020;66(12):891-894. doi: 10.46747/cfp.6612891.