Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.
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.
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David G. Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP, Course Chair, Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada
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