Membership Assistance Program (Counselling)
PAS offers members and their families a personal support program. Counseling through the Member Assistance program is completely confidential. Click on the image for more information on MAP.
PAS ensures that members receive the necessary liability insurance required by the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals. Discounted rates and nation-wide coverage of professional malpractice insurance is provided to member pharmacists. For more information on the malpractice insurance, click on the image above .
Property and Personal Insurance Discounts
If you would like to participate in the plan(s) listed or have questions, please call Kevin Barros, Lothman Insurance at 1-800-667-9650, or locally in Saskatoon at 956-0820, or by e-mail.
The above types of insurance are offered through Wynward Insurance at a group rate, which enables members' access to these plans at a lower cost.Individual Term Life and Disability
This insurance is offered through Manulife. The disability plan is very appealing to pharmacists because of the regular occupation to age 65 definition in the policy wording. The disability plans can also be used to enhance a member's existing group disability insurance plan.Group Health and Dental Benefits
This insurance is available to individual pharmacists through Saskatchewan Blue Cross; the only stipulation is that the pharmacist must be working a minimum of 20 hours weekly on average.Commercial Pharmacy and Group
This insurance is available to pharmacy owners.Critical Illness
This type of insurance is available to members and spouses. There is no medical underwriting required, only a six-question application.
Professional Development Discounts (PAS and CPhA)
Members of PAS have access to significant discounts on continuing professional development programs, practice tools, and publications such as SMAP and seasonal influenza guide, the PAS, and the CPhA national conference registration. You will save on CPhA's CPD programs:
Managing Your Pharmacy: The Business Essentials
Medication Assessment and Management
- Complimentary print subscription (6 issues/year) and 24/7 online access to the journal.
- Updates and information via CPhA-sourced email newsletters and bulletins.
- Access to national and international research and reports that CPhA is involved in.
- New and archived webinars pharmacy practice webinars and pharmacy practice research webinars.
Travel & Lifestyle Benefits
PAS members have access to several travel and lifestyle benefits through their CPhA membership. These include Goodlife Fitness, Choice Hotels, the Canadian Pharmacist Travel Affinity Program, ViaRail, Telus Mobility, Dell Computers, and the American Pharmacists Association. To access them, log in and click on the image above.