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SAC/ISC - Controlled Substance Education Course

Solicitation number 1000229332

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/07/19 14:00 EDT


    Indigenous Services Canada is responsible for the provision of health care services on a 24-hour, seven days a week basis to remote and isolated First Nations communities. Given the unique geographic location of those communities, nurses are often the only health care providers available on-site.

    Indigenous Services Canada’s (ISC), First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB), requires the professional services of a Canadian University to provide private online access to a bilingual, self-paced, controlled substances education course to health professionals (i.e. nurses, paramedics) employed, or contracted by FNIHB, or a First Nations Health Authority in Canada.

    The vendor (here after known as the University), is a University with an accredited Nursing Program within Canada, from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, who will offer a secure web-based course, in both English and French.

    The purpose of the course is to provide access to a controlled substances (CS) course which build on and sustain competence and best practices with respect to the provision of controlled substances in primary care for nurses and other health professionals (can include RNs, LPNs/RPN, NPs and paramedics).

    This course is a mandatory requirement for all FNIHB employed health professionals (i.e. nurses and paramedics working in primary care in remote and isolated First Nations Communities under the Controlled Drugs and Substaces Act (CDSA), subsection 56(1).

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Indigenous Services Canada
    10 Wellington St.
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A0H4
    Contracting authority
    CormierHowie, Alex

    Buying organization(s)

    Indigenous Services Canada
    10 Wellington St.
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A0H4
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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