May 7 2018

Treating to Target

How a Pharmacist can Support Patients on Oral RA Therapies


( ONLINE video version )


The live version of this program took place on May 7 2018


Westin Prince Hotel – Crown Room
900 York Mills Road, Toronto, Ontario



Carolyn Whiskin, RPh, BScPhm, NCMP

Carolyn is the Pharmacy Manager for Charlton Health. She brings vast experience to this role as a pharmacist specializing in the treatment of autoimmune diseases, having started her career at St Joseph’s Hospital in Hamilton as a rheumatology pharmacist thirty years ago.

Since that time Carolyn has been an instructor at the University of Toronto, University of Waterloo and McMaster University. She writes, presents and evaluates continuing education programs for many health professionals and speaks at both national conferences and local educational programs for the public.

Carolyn has served on the Models of Care committee for the Ontario Rheumatology Association. She also has expertise in pharmaceutical compounding, women’s health, pain and smoking cessation. She is a certified menopause practitioner with the North American Menopause Society. Carolyn has won provincial and national awards for her commitment to patient care and public service.


Following this program, participants will be better able to:

  • Understand the common DMARDs used in inflammatory arthritis and their placein therapy
  • Identify contraindications, adverse effects and the monitoring required
  • Understand the place in therapy for new generation oral DMARDs

In compliance with the Innovative Medicines Canada Code of Ethical Practices,
this invitation is extended to Healthcare Professionals only. This program is supported by Pfizer Canada.


Membership is available to all Pharmacists in the Greater Toronto area.  Members joining after May 8 2018 are eligible for a discounted membership. The membership period is to March 1 2019.

Discounted Membership   

 If you were unable to attend we have been provided with a video version of the program. Please note that access is free of charge but may require registration with a third party.

Registration ( ONLINE video version )