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Monday, December 02

08:15
08:30
Opening Remarks
Salle de Bal Montréal
08:30
10:35
Plenary: Plenary - 1
Salle de Bal Montréal

PL-1.1: Hot topics in cardio 2019
Jacqueline Joza, Canada

PL-1.2: Stopping insulin and other new concepts in DM2 management
Tina Kader, Canada

PL-1.3: What’s new in venous thrombosis
Vicky Tagalakis, Canada

PL-1.4: To screen or not to screen? Lung cancer screening update (PPT uploaded Nov 30)
Jason Agulnik, Canada

11:00
12:00
Workshop: Workshops - A

A-01: Update on ST-elevation myocardial infarction for the family practitioner
Mathieu Walker, Canada

A-02: Hypertension in the elderly: A geriatrician's POV
Wendy Chiu, Canada

A-03: Murmurs in children: Cutting through the noise
Adrian Dancea, Canada

A-04: Is neck pain just a pain in the neck?
Mohan Radhakrishna, Canada

A-05: Missed opportunities: Identifying and treating social anxiety disorder
Daniel Zigman, Canada

A-06: Technology of diabetes
Tina Kader, Canada

A-07: New onset atrial fibrillation in the office
Jacqueline Joza, Canada

A-08: Radiology imaging pearls
Matt Ramani, Canada

A-09: Getting the most out of your pulmonary function tests (PPT uploaded Nov 30)
Jason Agulnik, Canada

A-10: Common anticoagulation issues for family physicians
Vicky Tagalakis, Canada

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A-11: Pharmacological treatment of severe behavioral disorders in dementia
René Desautels, Canada

A-12: Pediatric exanthems
Natalie Skinner, Canada

A-13: Type 2 diabetes interactive cases
Jean-François Yale, Canada

12:00
13:15
Lunch Break: Lunch Break and Lunch&Learns

LL-1.1: Osteoporosis guidelines update
Suzanne N Morin, Canada

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LL-1.2: Office emergencies: How to protect yourself and your staff
H. Mitchell Shulman, Canada

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LL-1.3: Let’s talk about back pain
Mohan Radhakrishna, Canada

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LL-1.4: Psychopharmacology Q&A
Daniel Zigman, Canada

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LL-1.5: Keeping the beat: Staying sharp in evaluation of heart murmurs
Adrian Dancea, Canada

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LL-1.6: Tackling BPSD complex cases: BYO !
René Desautels, Canada

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13:10
15:20
Plenary: Plenary - 2
Salle de Bal Montréal

PL-2.1: Long-term drug therapy and drug discontinuations for osteoporosis fracture prevention
Suzanne N Morin, Canada

PL-2.2: Breast cancer screening: Guidelines for Average and High Risk Patient Populations
Stephanie Wong, Canada

PL-2.3: 30 minutes of abbreviations and understanding common antibiotic resistance (PPT uploaded Nov 30)
Marty Teltscher, Canada

PL-2.4: Implementing cardiorenal protection in diabetes in a RAMQ environment
Jean-François Yale, Canada

15:45
16:45
Workshop: Workshops - B

B-01: ER Procedures for non-ER Docs: Manage the airway; Place a chest tube; Get into the circulation. Skills to get you and your patient out of trouble
H. Mitchell Shulman, Canada

B-02: What tools can we use to monitor and improve bone and muscle strength in patients at high risk for fractures?
Suzanne N Morin, Canada

B-03: Pediatric exanthems (Repeat)
Natalie Skinner, Canada

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B-04: Hands on workshop – Soft tissue and joint injections
Michael Stein, Canada

B-05: Pharmacological treatment of severe behavioral disorders in dementia (Repeat)
René Desautels, Canada

B-06: Choosing antibiotics wisely (PPT uploaded Nov 30)
Marty Teltscher, Canada

B-07: Optimization of medical therapy in heart failure: When and how?
Nadia Giannetti, Canada

B-08: Breast Cancer Screening: How Do I Know if My Patient is High Risk?
Stephanie Wong, Canada

B-09: Type 2 diabetes interactive cases (Repeat)
Jean-François Yale, Canada

B-10: ECG interpretation
David Paul Kostiuk, Canada

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B-11: Fertility preservation in patients with cancer
Belen Herrero PhD, Canada

B-11: Fertility preservation in patients with cancer
William Buckett, Canada

B-12: Hypertension in the elderly: A geriatrician's POV (Repeat)
Wendy Chiu, Canada

B-13: Is neck pain just a pain in the neck? (Repeat)
Mohan Radhakrishna, Canada

Tuesday, December 03

08:30
10:35
Plenary: Plenary - 3
Salle de Bal Montréal

PL-3.1: Substance use disorders: Understanding better in order to treat better
John Sader, Canada

PL-3.2: Insomnia in the elderly: A brief review
Michel Elie, Canada

PL-3.3: ADHD in adults
Fiore Lalla, Canada

PL-3.4: Getting it right: Things I didn’t know about informed consent
Shirley Lee, Canada

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11:00
12:00
Workshop: Workshops - C

C-01: Ophtalmological emergencies
Zainab Khan, Canada

C-02 : Anxiety in the elderly: A review
Michel Elie, Canada

C-03: The fussy infant: How to diagnose and treat common infancy conditions such as colic, GERD and food protein-induced allergic proctocolitis
Estelle Chetrit, Canada

C-04: The painful shoulder exam
J. Scott Delaney, Canada

C-05: May I have your attention please….(The newest in the wild world of ADHD)
Fiore Lalla, Canada

C-06: MAiD 101: An overview from the perspective of a physician provider
Benjamin Z Schiff, Canada

C-07: Iffy about MIFE? Improving access to medical abortion in family practice
Samantha Cogan, Canada

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C-08: An update on cannabis in Canada over the first year of legalization
John Sader, Canada

C-09: No news is not good news: Improving your test results process
Shirley Lee, Canada

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C-10: Fatty liver disease
Philip Wong, Canada

C-11: Approach to teenagers
Alan Pavilanis, Canada

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12:00
13:15
Lunch Break: Lunch Break and Lunch&Learns

LL-2.1: MAiD: Q&A with a physician assessor / provider
Benjamin Z Schiff, Canada

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LL-2.2: Resistant depression
Fiore Lalla, Canada

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LL-2.3: PIQ - NACI - ACIP - EMA - WHO on Vaccines... Who's right?
Brian J Ward, Canada

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LL-2.4: The pros and cons of normalizing the activity of getting intoxicated as an acceptable behaviour
John Sader, Canada

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LL-2.5: Clinical approach for the patient with a red eye
Zainab Khan, Canada

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LL-2.6: Eating disorders
Alan Pavilanis, Canada

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LL-2.7: Cirrhosis care - small tweaks family physicians can do to greatly impact the cirrhotic patient
Philip Wong, Canada

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LL-2.8: An update on the risks and benefits of hormone replacement in women
Lucy Gilbert, Canada

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13:10
15:20
Plenary: Plenary - 4
Salle de Bal Montréal

PL-4.1: Is there a doctor onboard?
Vincent Poirier, Canada

PL-4.2: Brief update on vaccine controversies
Brian J Ward, Canada

PL-4.3: From spectator to treating physician at a sporting event
J. Scott Delaney, Canada

PL-4.4: Pearls from pediatric orthopedics
Thierry E. Benaroch, Canada

15:45
16:45
Workshop: Workshops - D

D-01: Is your patient fit to fly?
Vincent Poirier, Canada

D-02: Practical consideration in the pharmacological management of Alzheimer's disease
Fadi Massoud, Canada

D-03: Pediatric orthopedics - When to refer
Thierry E. Benaroch, Canada

D-04: The painful shoulder exam
J. Scott Delaney, Canada

D-05: Lowering mortality: Adding ethical perspectives
Maxine Dumas-Pilon, Canada

D-06: Understanding vaccines and vaccination
Brian J Ward, Canada

D-07: Regulatory and ethical aspects of retirement in Quebec
Marc Billard, Canada

D-08: Early detection of ovarian and endometrial cancer
Lucy Gilbert, Canada

D-09: Wound care 101: What wound you do?
Deborah L Abner, Canada

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D-10: Gluten sensitivity: Is it celiac, IBS or true sensitivity?
Gad Friedman, Canada

D-11: Fatty liver disease (Repeat)
Philip Wong, Canada

D-12: May I have your attention please….(The newest in the wild world of ADHD) (Repeat)
Fiore Lalla, Canada

Wednesday, December 04

08:30
10:35
Plenary: Plenary - 5
Salle de Bal Montréal

PL-5.1: Clinical impact of severe mitral valve regurgitation: A global and innovative therapeutic approach
Michel Pellerin, Canada

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PL-5.2: Rheumatological lab tests: Do's and Don'ts
Michael R. Starr, Canada

PL-5.3: Sun protection: Sunscreen and beyond
Fatemeh Jafarian, Canada

PL-5.4: Is it asthma?
Pierre Ernst, Canada

11:00
12:00
Workshop: Workshops - E

E-01: How to survive in a psychiatric emergency
Hani Iskandar, Canada

E-02: Complex medication challenges: Where to start
Louise Mallet, Canada

E-03: Birth marks
Fatemeh Jafarian, Canada

E-04: Joint and soft tissue injections
Michael R. Starr, Canada

E-05: Motivational Interviewing: A brief conversation to promote healthy behavior changes
Marie-Caroline Beaudoin, United States

E-06: Preventing and managing sexually transmitted infections
Robert Carlin, Canada

E-07: Competency assessment of physicians: How do we comply with the "autoregulation"
Ernest Prégent, Canada

E-08: Mitral valve repairs: Case studies
Michel Pellerin, Canada

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E-09: Diabetes in indigenous peoples - When nothing seems to be working
David Dannenbaum, Canada

E-10: Clinical cases in occupational medicine
Peter Rohan, Canada

E-11: Asthma/COPD - Sorting out all those inhalers!
Pierre Ernst, Canada

12:00
13:00
Lunch Break: Lunch Break and Lunch&Learns

LL-3.1: Specific cases discussion on valves
Michel Pellerin, Canada

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LL-3.2: The ABC of prescribing in the elderly: Practical tools
Louise Mallet, Canada

LL-3.3: Improving physician self-care
Marie-Caroline Beaudoin, United States

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LL-3.4: Ask the gynecologist: Bring your own questions
Cleve Ziegler, Canada

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LL-3.5: Demystifying common issues in major depressive disorder: Recognize and act!
Hani Iskandar, Canada

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13:00
16:20
Plenary: Plenary - 6
Salle de Bal Montréal

PL-6.1: Tector Lecture: Reflections on family medicine over three decades
Miriam E. Boillat, Canada

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PL-6.2: Menopause: Beyond the hot flash
Cleve Ziegler, Canada

PL-6.3: Evidence-based natural health products
Joseph A. Schwarcz, Canada

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PL-6.4: Multiple sclerosis: Essentials for the family physician
Paul Giacomini, Canada

PL-6.5: Updates on management options and their safety on hypogonadism in men
Peter Chan, Canada

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PL-6.6: Dermatology quiz
Robin Wiviott, Canada

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16:20
16:30
Closing Remarks
Salle de Bal Montréal
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