Satellite Symposia 2019

Satellite Symposia are produced independently of the St. Paul’s Hospital CME Conference Organizing Committee, and are supported by educational grants from industry. St. Paul’s Hospital CME Conference for Primary Care Physicians registrants may attend, but these sessions are not planned or sponsored by St. Paul’s Hospital CME Conference for Primary Care Physicians.

Tuesday, Nov. 26/19

Get to target – Considerations for adding long-acting GLP-1 RAs
Speaker: Dr. Ehud Ur, MD, FRCPC, Endocrinology
Goals and Objectives:
  • Recognize the key features of long-acting GLP-1 RAs and their potential role in diabetes management within a primary-care setting
  • Reflect on a Diabetes Canada 2018 guideline-based approach to using the GLP-1 RA class to manage type 2 diabetes
  • Integrate practical tips for initiating long-acting GLP-1 RA therapy based on patient characteristics
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre (West), Meeting Room 109

Credit: This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ credit.
Cost: No Charge, however RSVP required
Lunch provided
Limit 125 participants

To register please contact Stephanie Lafleur at email: slaf@novonordisk.com

Wednesday, Nov. 27/19

Emerging Foundations of Diabetes Practice for Primary Care Physicians
Speaker: Dr. Gregory Bondy, MD, FRCPC
Goals and Objectives:
  • To define the spectrum of cardiorenal risk in T2DM
  • To review and discuss the results of the T2DM CV outcome trials
  • To apply the evidence to the management of people with T2DM
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre (West), Meeting Rooms 121/122

Credit: This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ credit.
Cost: No Charge, however RSVP required
Lunch provided
Limit 100 participants

To register please contact Habiba Hemani at email: habiba.hemani@astrazeneca.com

Wednesday, Nov. 27/19

TARGET (Targeting Asthma Control to Augment Patient Outcomes)
Speaker: Dr. Pearce Wilcox, MD, FRCPC
Goals and Objectives:
  • Evaluate patients with asthma to assess control and determine possible reasons for lack of control
  • Reconcile physician and patient goals to help determine the best course of action to achieve asthma control
  • Assess the differences between various fixed-dose combinations for patients with asthma
  • Select appropriate inhaler devices based on patient goals, preferences and characteristics
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre (West), Meeting Rooms 107/108

Credit: This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ credit.
Cost: No Charge, however RSVP required
Lunch provided
Limit 100 participants

To register please contact Bernard Beytell-Johnson by November 15, 2019 at email: bernard.beytell-johnson@merck.com

Main Lecture Series

Tuesday, Nov. 26 – Friday, Nov. 29, 2019

Optional Learning Sessions

Monday, Nov. 25 – Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019
Tech Corner
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The USB Syllabus will be interactive allowing users to take notes directly in the application. Please note: A selection of either a Printed Syllabus or USB Syllabus is included in your registration fee, a $40 Cdn fee will apply if BOTH options are selected.
Wi-Fi access will be available on-site.