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HSC III: Using the USPSTF Recommendations 8/24

Announcements

  • This activity will be part of the introductory lecture for the HSC III course,
  • You will utilize the USPSTF recommendations in the PCM III course including your PACE Synthesis presentations.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Introduction

Health Systems and Community III

Week 1

August 24, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • If you prefer to access the database via the app, please download the app before class or at the beginning of class. The link for the app is listed below.

 

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

 

TOPIC: Introduction to the United States Preventative Services Task Force Recommendations

FACULTY: Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Discuss the purpose of the USPSTF and how their recommendations can be used to provide better patient care.
  • Define each of the USPSTF grades
  • Perform a search for recommendations for a patient and explain which preventative care measures and screening  tests  should be part of that patient’s care.

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