Epidemiology

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Explain the Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy and Levels of Evidence
2. Calculate and interpret relative risk, absolute risk, and number needed to treat (harm)
3. Calculate and interpret sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value
4. Summarize the importance of sensitivity and specificity as inherent characteristics of screening and diagnostic tests

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
08/19/2014
Course expires: 
08/19/2017
Parent activity set: 

David G. Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP, Course Chair, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/19/2014
Course expires: 
08/19/2017
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