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Nov 16, 2017
Jun 14, 2018

SMOKING CESSATION

  • Understand the nature of nicotine dependence
  • Develop a personalized approach to treat tobacco use disorder
  • Understand the rationale for prescribing off-label pharmacotherapy
  • Apply optimal treatment in specific cases
Dr. Sean Gilman
Feb 28, 2018
Jun 13, 2018

ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES IN CANCER CARE – MARIJUANA AND BEYOND

  • Describe the pharmacology and pharmacodynamics of cannabinoids as complementary tools for symptom management and improvement of quality of life in palliative care patients.
  • Review current regulations and prescription protocols for cannabinoids in Quebec.
  • Develop a standardized approach for the integration of cannabinoids medicine into palliative and supportive care practices.
Dr. Antonio Vigano
cancer, MEDICAL CANNABIS, PALLIATIVE CARE, ENDOCANNABINOID, CB1 AND CB2 RECEPTORS, SYNTHETIC, CONTRAINDICATIONS, PRECAUTIONS
Mar 01, 2018
Apr 24, 2018

PAIN MANAGEMENT - WHEN TO REFER PATIENTS TO TERTIARY PAIN CLINICS?

Review prevalence of chronic pain; discuss indications of referral to the pain unit, triage systems and outcome of referred patients
Dr. Yoram Shir
Chronic pain, multidisciplinary, triage; prevalence, biopsychosocial model
Feb 22, 2018
Apr 24, 2018

ADOLESCENT MSK INJURIES

  • Understanding overuse injuries in general
  • Understanding the major physiological differences between adolescents and adults
  • Evaluate, follow and manage these 3 conditions
    • Anterior knee pain
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Little league’s elbow
Dr. Georges Zaarour, M.D., P.T.
overuse injuries, Stress, Soccer, Hockey, Swimming, Basketball
Mar 29, 2018
Apr 19, 2018

MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING AND ITS INTEGRATION IN DIVERSE CLINICAL SETTINGS

MI is a best practice in Addictions and is recently getting more interest in the mental health field. After a brief overview of MI principles and techniques and how it might work, Dr Chanut will discuss more about the learning, implementation and integration processes that can take place when individuals or organizations want to incorporate MI in their clinical care offering.
Dr. Florence Chanut
Motivational Interviewing, change, psychotherapeutic alliance, patient engagement, implementation, learning, MI spirit, mental health recovery, organizational change, change talk, ambivalence, informa
Mar 29, 2018
Apr 19, 2018

OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • recognize different types of Occupational Asthma and effectively manage the patients with this occupational disease.
  • Learn about workplace exposures which will help them minimize the impact of the workplace environment on the patient’s health.
Dr. Peter Rohan
OA, occupational Asthma, waa, work aggravated asthma, NAEB, nonasthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis, Methacholine, non-specific challenge testing, PEFR, Peak expiratory flow rates, IS, induced sputum tes
Mar 22, 2018
Apr 19, 2018

APPROACH TO ASTHMA IN CHILDREN

  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of wheezing in children
  • Define the phenotypes of wheezing
  • Discuss how and why atopy (eczema, allergy and asthma) develop in children
  • Discuss management of wheezing in children
  • Prognosis
  • Future treatment options
Dr. Christine McCusker
Asthma, pediatric, diagnosis, management, biologics
Mar 22, 2018
Apr 19, 2018

UPDATE IN LUNG CANCER

This is an overview of recent updates in Lung cancer including screening recommendations, updates on staging and updates in therapy including radiation, surgery, chemotherapy and immunotherapy
Dr. Linda Ofiara
Lung cancer, updates, screening recommendations, therapy, radiation, chemotherapy, biomarkers, immunotherapy
Mar 21, 2018
Apr 19, 2018

HOW TO APROACH ADULT ASTHMA

Update on treatment of Adult Asthma
Pierre Ernst, M.D., M.Sc., F.R.C.P.(c)
Asthma diagnosis, asthma treatment, COPD, bronchodilators, inhaled corticosteroids, asthma exacerbation, anti-IL5, asthma prognosis, asthma guidelines, spirometry, expired nitric oxide, blood eosinoph
Mar 15, 2018
Apr 19, 2018

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH: DISABILITY MANAGEMENT AND RETURN TO WORK

Returning a patient to work can sometimes be a very difficult undertaking for the busy family physician. This presentation reviews the extent and parameters of this issue, then looks at the common medical and non-medical barriers patients may experience in going back to work after a period of illness or injury. Solutions to these common barriers are discussed. The role of the family physician in this process is clarified, so that roles and responsibilities are clear for the various stakeholders in this process. (e.g.- doctor, patient, employer, insurance company, etc)
Dr. Avram David Whiteman
Disability, return to work, barriers

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