Scientific Advisory Panel on Opioid Use and Contraindications (SAP-OUC)

Agenda - March 24, 2017

Place: Holland Cross, Tower B, 2nd floor, Room 2048
Date and Time: March 24th, 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm, EST

Chairperson: Mitchell Levine
Science Advisor: Conrad Pereira
Science and Regulatory Supervisor: Larissa Lefebvre
Participants: SAP-OUC members, Health Canada employees, Guest speaker(s)

  1. 9:00-09:15
    Welcome and Opening remarks
    Marion Law, Director General, Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD)
  2. 9:15-09:30
    Introduction of Members, Review of Affiliations and Interests Declarations, Chair’s address, Review of Agenda
  3. 9:30-10:00
    Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch presentation
    Update on Health Canada’s Action Plan on Opioid Misuse
  4. 10:00-10:45
    Health Canada presentation
    Bureau of Cardiology, Allergy and Neurological Sciences (BCANS), TPD
  5. 10:45-12:00
    Guest Speaker Presentation
    Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
  6. 12:00-12:45
  7. 1:00-3:45
    Deliberations of Questions and Answers
    SAP-OUC members
  8. 3:45-4:00
    Closing Remarks and Adjournment of Meeting

*Times indicated are to be used as a guide for the Chairperson and are approximate.

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