Family Medicine Grand Rounds - PEER Simplified Lipid Guideline Update

Join us for Grand Rounds in Family Medicine on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. This session will be presented via Microsoft TEAMS only (no in-person attendance).

Dr. Jennifer Young, MD FCFP-EM will present, "PEER Simplified Lipid Guideline Update."


The general principal learning objectives for the overall Grand Rounds in Family Medicine program are:

  1. Identify, discuss and appraise pertinent and relevant clinical family practice guidelines and literature;
  2. Identify and discuss current evidence supporting treatment of common conditions in primary care; and
  3. Discuss challenges family medicine physicians face in their current practices


Session learning objectives:

At the conclusion of these Grand Rounds, participants will be able to

  1. Identify risk factors for cardiovascular disease and engage in shared decision making with patients;
  2. Appropriately prescribe lipid lowering medications for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular
    disease; and
  3. Describe the rationale for targeting treatment rather than treating cholesterol levels to target.


25% interaction will be included (Q&A)

Location: MICROSOFT TEAMS webinar or in-person. An electronic appointment with MICROSOFT TEAMS details has been sent to your calendar. If you have not received an appointment, please contact

To ensure your attendance is recorded, please email  Sheena in turn will send you the electronic evaluation form for completion.

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University for up to 9.0 Mainpro+ credits. Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent participating in the educational program.

This program has no commercial support.