Health-care students across Ontario will be able to learn how to deliver high-quality care to their transgender patients with a free online educational program developed by the McMaster University’s School of Medicine and University of Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy.
In 2015, an estimated 2000 Canadians died from opioid overdoses. More are expected in 2016. It’s undeniable that Canada is in the midst of an opioid overdose crisis.
It’s National Addictions Awareness Week in Canada and the Dr. Kelly Grindrod at the School of Pharmacy is spreading the word about the opioid addiction and the role pharmacists can play in helping to save lives.
In an on-going effort to stem the epidemic of opioid overdose-related deaths, the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), have produced a one-minute video which educates patients, their friends and family on the steps for giving a life-saving naloxone injection.