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Slide 1. Putting Prevention into Practice

Presentation describes the methods used by the US Preventive Services Task Force to develop recommendations.

Putting Prevention into Practice (Long Form)

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Using the United States Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations


Definition of USPSTF
Help faculty to integrate prevention education


  • Healthcare providers, students and physicians can be overwhelmed with information.
  • When providing care one must have a well defined objective(s).
  • End result is a tool with recognizable utility to patient and practice.
  • Recommend how to implement the process.
  • Exercise to demonstrate simplicity.


  • Audience to download ePSS prior to presentation.
  • Succinct presentation (30 minutes).
  • Demonstrate utility.
  • Practical exercise.
  • Request feedback
    • After presentation.
    • After use during rotations.


  • 3d year medical students.
  • Practitioners concerns
    • CME
    • Reimbursement
    • Simple process (nurse during screening prints form from ePSS)
  • Concise presentations to capture specific topics with exercises to point out utility
  • Part of the bigger wellness program

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Page originally created September 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 1. Putting Prevention into Practice. Content last reviewed October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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