Online Webast Teaches On Health Screening for Non-Malignant Diseases. On this CME webcast, we are going to be discussing current recommendations for health screening with a focus on screening for non-cancer conditions. First, to tell us about screening in children is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Rachel McGuirk. And then to update us about health screening in adults is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Sondos Al Sad.
View a video introduction of this webcast
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: discuss the role of the USPSTF and how to interpret their recommendations; review pediatric preventative measures including physical examination, screening questionnaires, laboratory testing, and behavioral interventions; recognize top health screenings that impact morbidity and mortality of general population; and prioritize preventive health screenings based on informed discussion with patients.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- What age screening should start
- Where screening guidelines come from
- The childhood growth chart
- Which lipid tests you should order
- Dementia screening
- Tests used for syphilis and other sexually-transmitted diseases
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