A time for Remembrance

Dina Baras CPSA, Latest News, Medical Matters, Messenger 8 Comments

This Messenger column is somewhat different than my past submissions, because of the unique meaning this weekend has to millions of Canadians.Photographer unknownSaturday November 11th is a special day of remembrance where we should all take time to reflect on the sacrifices made by the many men and women who have served and continue to serve Canada, especially those who ...

November Messenger 2017

Dina Baras CPSA

Physicians are prescribing opioids in lower doses and to fewer patients, and it could be in response to evidence-based guidelines, better physician education, new prescribing rules and general awareness of opioid-related issues. “That’s generally the change we want to see, but it’s early days and the data is very high-level,” says Deputy Registrar Dr. Karen Mazurek. “We and other regulators …

Regional Tour to wrap up 2017 in Wainwright & Cold Lake

Dina Baras CPSA, Latest News, Regional Tour

The College is hosting meetings in Wainwright and Cold Lake on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to hear firsthand about the medical care delivery challenges facing these communities and help facilitate potential solutions. Wainwright invitation only meetings: • 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM – Physicians’ lunch – Royal Bank Meeting Room, Peace Memorial Multiplex • 2:00 – 3:00 PM – Meeting with Health Advisory …

Is there a role for antipsychotic use in dementia?

Dina Baras CPSA, Optimized Prescribing with Seniors 6 Comments

This Messenger column is somewhat different than my past submissions, because of the unique meaning this weekend has to millions of Canadians.Photographer unknownSaturday November 11th is a special day of remembrance where we should all take time to reflect on the sacrifices made by the many men and women who have served and continue to serve Canada, especially those who ...