USPSTF Update and Overview

Needs Statement

The goal of this clinical symposium is to promote and facilitate the use of evidence-based decision making, engage in continuous quality improvement and learning, and strive for excellence in academic research across a broad range of primary care and specialty care topics. Nationally renowned thought leaders and academic experts will share current best practices and discuss clinical developments that enhance the clinical practice for our Physician Enterprise clinician teams across our ministry.

Target Audience

This activity is for physicians and advanced practice providers across Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, OB/GYN, Surgical disciplines and their specialties.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to:

  • Identify the best practices for primary prevention based on the recommendations of United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) in areas including cancer screening and cardiovascular disease risk mitigation
  • Illustrate how the USPSTF considers health equity and engages diverse communities at each step of the process as they define and create evidence-based care guidance, including topic nomination, research plan, evidence review, developing recommendation, disseminating the recommendation
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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