Overview

Stay up to date with the latest USPSTF recommendations for screening and preventive interventions in primary care. Walk away from this session with a firm grasp of the evidence of benefits vs harms for each of these recommendations so that you and your patients are positioned to make the best decisions for their care.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the USPSTF’s screening recommendations for atrial fibrillation, hypertension, and pre- and type 2 diabetes
  • Review which patients would benefit from screening for gonorrhea and chlamydia
  • Identify which recommendations carry the strongest evidence of benefit over harm and should be implemented without hesitancy
  • Describe the recommended use of aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and dietary supplementation for CVD