Yvon Brassard has a nursing education. He worked in clinical practice before being a college teacher for nearly 30 years. Author of two volumes on writing progress notes in files, he hosted training days for denturists between 2001 and 2009, and more recently in April 2017. He is also the author of an article to be published in the fall in Presence magazine. Now retired, he is participating in updating educational apparatus of the nursing care volumes collection for the Chenelière Éducation publishing house.