Slide 4. Objectives

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


  Slide #
Encourage focus on prevention 05
Identify basic health screening principles 06
Discuss the role of evidence-based medicine 07
Define the USPSTF grading system 08
Implement wellness intervention 09
Discuss counseling and delivery to patients 10
Describe new federal initiatives 11
Demonstrate USPSTF-related Resources 12-28


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 originally created September 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 4. Objectives. Content last reviewed October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.