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Frankly Speaking CME 191

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What Testing is Appropriate at an Annual Health Exam: What, When, and WHY? - Frankly Speaking EP 191Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

Screening for asymptomatic conditions is an essential and important aspect of primary care. But what is the potential downstream impact to the patents and the healthcare system when low-risk individuals are screened? What are the benefits and the potential harms? Join us as we discuss a recent retrospective study on the downstream effects of low-value testing on low-risk people at their annual health exam and how this may impact your practice.

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Release Date: 9/28/2020

Expiration Date: 9/28/2021

Learning Objectives

  • Identify low-value testing with regards to health screening 
  • Develop strategies to avoid inappropriate screening for low-risk individuals
     

 

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Frank J. Domino, MD

Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C

Assistant Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator, Graduate School of Nursing,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA  

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What Testing is Appropriate at an Annual Health Exam: What, When, and WHY? - Frankly Speaking EP 191

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