Partner Discounts

PANL has partnered with the University of Saskatchewan to offer a new PANL member benefit: access to medSask Minor Ailment Guidelines.

During this year’s registration, PANL members may ‘opt-in’ to this new feature for a member-only rate of $10 for a one-year subscription. The subscription runs April 15, 2023 to April 14, 2024. Details are

The medSask Guidelines for Prescribing and Patient Self-Care are a tool to aid decision making when prescribing for minor ailments or self-care conditions. The guidelines are regularly updated.

For each of the 28 minor ailments (listed below), PANL members will have access to:

• Description
• Signs and Symptoms
• Differential Assessments
• When to Refer
• Treatment
• Products
• Prescribing Details
• Treatment Algorithm
• Pharmacist Assessment Record
• Reference/Suggested Reading
*Please note that some information provided is specific to Saskatchewan.
List of Minor Ailments:
• Acne, Mild
• Allergic Rhinitis
• Atopic Dermatitis
• Cold Sore
• Conjunctivitis: Bacterial and Allergic
• COVID-19, Mild
• Cystitis: Acute, Uncomplicated
• Diaper Dermatitis: Irritant and Candidal
• Dysmenorrhea
• Emergency Contraception
• Erectile Dysfunction
• Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
• Headache
• Hemorrhoids
• Hormonal Contraception
• Influenza

• Insect Bites and Stings
• Musculoskeletal Strains and Sprains
• Onychomycosis
• Oral Aphthous Ulcer
• Oral Thrush
• Shingles
• Superficial Bacterial Skin Infections: Non-Bullous Impetigo and Folliculitis
• Tinea Corporis Infection
• Tinea Cruris Infection
• Tinea Pedis Infection
• Tobacco-Cessation

*PANL members are reminded to refer to the NLPB Standards of Practice – Minor Ailments Approved by
the Board

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