Special Pharmacotherapy Grand Rounds Series – The Opioid Crisis – BC’s Public Health Emergency

Event Details

About the Event

Current Conditions of B.C.’s Public Health Emergency

Topic: Pier Street’s OAT programs including Fentanyl patch delivery, Safe supply provision, MySafe program (Dilaudid vending machine) and telehealth outreach.
Speaker: Milena Sitek – Community RPhT at Pier Health Vancouver
Milena was instrumental in implementing a number of Pier Street’s OAT programs.

Topic: B.C. recently decriminalized possession of small amounts of illicit drugs for personal use (beginning Jan 2023).  What will this look like for healthcare professionals and how did we get here in the last 6 years.
Speaker: The Honorable Sheila Malcolmson, MLA –
Minister of Mental Health and Addictions of the Government of B.C.


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