Slide 4. Objectives

Presentation describes the methods used by the US Preventive Services Task Force to develop recommendations.

Objectives

 Slide #
Encourage focus on prevention05
Identify basic health screening principles06
Discuss the role of evidence-based medicine07
Define the USPSTF grading system08
Implement wellness intervention09
Discuss counseling and delivery to patients10
Describe new federal initiatives11
Demonstrate USPSTF-related Resources12-28

Notes:

This is the list of topics for today's presentation. I will begin with prevention and screening principles and end with a discussion of federal initiatives and practical exercises that demonstrate the usefulness of a new tools for prevention.

Helpful acronyms:

USPSTF - U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
AHRQ - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
ePSS - Electronic Preventive Services Selector.


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Page last reviewed October 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 4. Objectives. October 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/ppip/ppipslides/ppipshortsl4.html