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Program Details

*Program will be offered in French only 

Date: Friday May 3 2024

Time: 7:45am to 3:30pm ET 

Location: Virtual Conference

Chair: Carl Fournier, M.D 

Agenda

Objectives for the Day

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Assess, diagnose & treat a variety of therapeutic conditions that commonly present in their practice
  • Incorporate new guidelines to optimize patient treatment into their practice
  • Implement practice change based on knowledge acquired during the sessions

This Group learning program has been reviewed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is awaiting final certification by the College’s Quebec Chapter.

7:45 am – 8:15 am

Participant Login

8:15 am – 8:30 am

Welcoming remarks/Chair Introduction

Dr Carl Fournier

Dr. Steve Mathieu practices dermatology in beautiful Quebec City at the CHU de Québec at the Hôpital Saint-Sacrement and at l'Enfant-Jésus as well as part-time in a general practitioners' office. He also offers his services on the North Shore of Quebec. Dr Mathieu has an interest in aesthetic dermatology and offers courses for medical students at Université de Laval and has given several training conferences to health professionals in practice.

Session 1

8:30 am – 9:15 am

Hot Topics in Family Health 

After this session, participants will be able to:  

  • Discuss novel screening & treatment options for patients with a variety of conditions 
  • Implement clinical pearls to optimize clinical outcomes 
  • Be confident they are up to date on the key topics in family health 

Dr Carl Fournier

Dr. Steve Mathieu practices dermatology in beautiful Quebec City at the CHU de Québec at the Hôpital Saint-Sacrement and at l'Enfant-Jésus as well as part-time in a general practitioners' office. He also offers his services on the North Shore of Quebec. Dr Mathieu has an interest in aesthetic dermatology and offers courses for medical students at Université de Laval and has given several training conferences to health professionals in practice.

9:15 am – 9:30 am

Q & A

Dr Carl Fournier

Dr. Steve Mathieu practices dermatology in beautiful Quebec City at the CHU de Québec at the Hôpital Saint-Sacrement and at l'Enfant-Jésus as well as part-time in a general practitioners' office. He also offers his services on the North Shore of Quebec. Dr Mathieu has an interest in aesthetic dermatology and offers courses for medical students at Université de Laval and has given several training conferences to health professionals in practice.

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Break/Exhibits

Session 2

9:45 am – 10:30 am

Moving Beyond Weight: Understanding Obesity and its Comorbidities 

After this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Discuss some of the most frequently asked questions on the topic of obesity using the latest data and evidence-based guidelines. ​ 
  • Determine the most appropriate non-pharmacological and pharmacotherapy recommendations for patients with obesity and other comorbidities. 
  • Recognize the correlation between obesity and its impact on cardiovascular disease and outcomes.

Dre Isabelle Renaud

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Q & A

Dre Isabelle Renaud

Dr Carl Fournier

Dr. Steve Mathieu practices dermatology in beautiful Quebec City at the CHU de Québec at the Hôpital Saint-Sacrement and at l'Enfant-Jésus as well as part-time in a general practitioners' office. He also offers his services on the North Shore of Quebec. Dr Mathieu has an interest in aesthetic dermatology and offers courses for medical students at Université de Laval and has given several training conferences to health professionals in practice.

10:45 am – 11:00 am

Break/Exhibits

Session 3

11:00 am – 11:45 am

The Basal Blueprint:  

Insulin Management in Primary Care 

After this session, participants will be able to:  

  • Differentiate between the basal insulin options available, including once weekly basal insulin. 
  • Describe common barriers associated with basal insulin and identify strategies to mitigate the risk.  
  • Explain the pros and cons of using long-acting basal insulin analogues and identify when each option should be utilized. 
  • Incorporate glycemic management technology to assess the efficacy of basal insulin and mitigate safety concerns. 

Dr Richard Dumas

Coming Soon

11:45 am – 12:00 pm

Q & A

Dr Richard Dumas

Coming Soon

Dr Carl Fournier

Dr. Steve Mathieu practices dermatology in beautiful Quebec City at the CHU de Québec at the Hôpital Saint-Sacrement and at l'Enfant-Jésus as well as part-time in a general practitioners' office. He also offers his services on the North Shore of Quebec. Dr Mathieu has an interest in aesthetic dermatology and offers courses for medical students at Université de Laval and has given several training conferences to health professionals in practice.

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Lunch Break

Session 4

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Vasomotor symptoms due to menopause: Who is affected, what are the symptoms, when is it a concern, and why does it occur? 

After this session, participants will be able to:  

  • Explain the pathophysiology of vasomotor symptoms (VMS) due to menopause 
  • Discuss the prevalence and burden of VMS due to menopause in women 
  • Recognize and assess VMS due to menopause in patients to determine the next course of action 

Dre Céline Bouchard

1:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Q & A

Dre Céline Bouchard

Dr Carl Fournier

Dr. Steve Mathieu practices dermatology in beautiful Quebec City at the CHU de Québec at the Hôpital Saint-Sacrement and at l'Enfant-Jésus as well as part-time in a general practitioners' office. He also offers his services on the North Shore of Quebec. Dr Mathieu has an interest in aesthetic dermatology and offers courses for medical students at Université de Laval and has given several training conferences to health professionals in practice.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Update in Women’s Health

After this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Recognize common women’s health issues and how to assess them 
  • Guide their female patients toward effective treatment for common issues in women’s health 
  • Incorporate guideline recommendations into their everyday practice re: these common issues

Dre Céline Bouchard

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Q & A

Dre Céline Bouchard

Dr Carl Fournier

Dr. Steve Mathieu practices dermatology in beautiful Quebec City at the CHU de Québec at the Hôpital Saint-Sacrement and at l'Enfant-Jésus as well as part-time in a general practitioners' office. He also offers his services on the North Shore of Quebec. Dr Mathieu has an interest in aesthetic dermatology and offers courses for medical students at Université de Laval and has given several training conferences to health professionals in practice.

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Break/Exhibits

Session 5

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Dermatology A-Z:  Practical Solutions for Common Problems  

After this session, participants will be able to:  

  • Distinguish between common differential diagnoses for skin conditions 
  • Recognize & treat common skin conditions (eg, atopic dermatitis, acne, psoriasis) 
  • Understand when to refer

Dr Steve Mathieu

Le Dr Steve Mathieu pratique la dermatologie dans la belle ville de Québec au CHU de Québec à l'Hôpital Saint-Sacrement et à l'Enfant-Jésus ainsi qu'à temps partiel dans un cabinet de médecine générale. Il offre également ses services sur la Côte-Nord de Québec. Le Dr Mathieu s'intéresse à la dermatologie esthétique et offre des cours aux étudiants en médecine de l'Université de Laval et a donné plusieurs conférences de formation aux professionnels de la santé en exercice.

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Q & A

Dr Steve Mathieu

Le Dr Steve Mathieu pratique la dermatologie dans la belle ville de Québec au CHU de Québec à l'Hôpital Saint-Sacrement et à l'Enfant-Jésus ainsi qu'à temps partiel dans un cabinet de médecine générale. Il offre également ses services sur la Côte-Nord de Québec. Le Dr Mathieu s'intéresse à la dermatologie esthétique et offre des cours aux étudiants en médecine de l'Université de Laval et a donné plusieurs conférences de formation aux professionnels de la santé en exercice.

Dr Carl Fournier

Dr. Steve Mathieu practices dermatology in beautiful Quebec City at the CHU de Québec at the Hôpital Saint-Sacrement and at l'Enfant-Jésus as well as part-time in a general practitioners' office. He also offers his services on the North Shore of Quebec. Dr Mathieu has an interest in aesthetic dermatology and offers courses for medical students at Université de Laval and has given several training conferences to health professionals in practice.

3:30 pm

Meeting Adjourned

This program was supported in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Astellas, Bausch Health, Dexcom Canada, L’Oréal, Novo Nordisk & Pfizer Canada.