Fundamentals of Clinical Preventive Medicine
- East Baltimore
- 4th term
- Health Policy and Management
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2011 - 2012
- Instruction Method:
- Class Times:
- Thursday, 5:30 - 8:30pm
Presents issues and strategies involved in incorporating preventive services into primary care practice. Introduces the concept of the periodic health examination and risk assessment/risk reduction techniques applied by physicians and other health care providers in clinical settings. Intended for students who will be engaged in primary care practice and those who will manage clinical prevention programs.
- Learning Objectives:
- Discuss and communicate orally and in writing basic concepts in prevention in clinical medicine and evidence-based medicine
- Describe the most common causes of preventable diseases and discuss the burden of preventable diseases
- Identify sources and methods of development of recommendations and guidelines
- Apply recommendations on methods of prevention in a clinical setting, including counseling, chemoprevention, and screening tests with an emphasis on primary and secondary prevention
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on class participation and a short paper.
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for all students
- Consent Note:
Consent of instructor required for those who have not trained in a medical field (medicine, nursing, etc.).
- For consent, contact: