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Evidence-based Medicine I Course Guide (Archived): Week 7 10/23/18

This guide provides links to information resources that can be utilized in course in-class activities and assignments.

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Statistics Calculation Tutoring Sessions

Statistics Calculations

  • November 13th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. See the Learning Center AIMS site for more information.
  • November 16th from 12-1 pm. See the Learning Center AIMS site for more information

EBM I Week 7 Session Guide

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE I

WEEK 7

October 23, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Quiz 3 Review Session with Dr. Baughman - October 26th from 12-1 pm in the NEW Center Auditorium
  • Exam Review session – During class on November 13th

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

  • Faculty members have until December 1st to grade your literature review assignment. You will receive your graded rubric via e-mail.
  • Quiz is on October 30, 2018.
  • Exam is on November 20th   

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HOURS 1 and 2:

TOPIC: Diagnostic and Screening Tests Studies

FACULTY: Kristin Baughman, Ph.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • Describe structure of studies evaluating diagnostic tests
  • List 3 steps of appraising a diagnostic testing study
  • Evaluate validity of a diagnostic testing study
  • Evaluate the accuracy of a diagnostic test
  • Calculate sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values of a test
  • Describe difference between ruling in and ruling out disease
  • Describe how the prevalence of a disease affects a test’s accuracy
  • Describe how serial and parallel testing affects accuracy
  • Distinguish between screening and diagnostic testing
  • Describe the benefits and risks of screening tests

 

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop and clicker

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:

CLASS RESOURCES:

 

UPCOMING ASSESSMENT

  • Quiz next week – Quiz covers Dr. Baughman’s lectures (10/16/18, 10/23/18)