Epidemiology

Estimated time to complete session: 60 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: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/01/2021
Parent activity set: 

David G. Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP, Course Chair, Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/01/2021
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