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USPSTF Updates on Screening/Diagnosis of Hypertension

Total Credits: .25 including .25 AOA Category 2-A Credit

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MAOPS - Missouri
Michael LeFevre, MD, MSPH
19 Minutes
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In this lecture, you will discuss evidence-based recommendations across specialties relevant to outpatient preventative care.

Goals & Objectives:
·    Describe current A & B Recommendations from USPSTF for screening & health maintenance. 
·    Identify screening tools and tests recommended for certain conditions.
·    Be prepared to apply recommendations to a participant's current practice.  

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of .25 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.




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Michael LeFevre, MD, MSPH, is the Future of Family Medicine Professor and Vice Chair of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Missouri – Columbia, and the Medical Director for Population Health for MU Health Care.  As Medical Director for the Department of Family Medicine, he has administrative oversight of family medicine, urgent care and quick care practices in eight locations with over 150,000 annual visits.  He teaches residents and medical students in the inpatient and outpatient settings and maintains an active practice across the full breadth of Family Medicine including inpatient work and, through 2012, obstetrics.  He served as Chief Medical Information Officer for MU Health Care and directed the implementation of the electronic medical record across the health system from 2002 through 2012.  Much of his academic effort has been in the area of evidence based medicine and clinical policies, and he completed more than a decade of work on the United States Preventive Services Task Force in April of 2016, including three years as co-vice chair and a year as chair. He was also a member of the Joint National Conference on Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Hypertension (JNC 8). He was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2011. He has B.S.E.E., M.D. and M.S.P.H. degrees from the University of Missouri and has been on faculty there since 1984.

Dr. LeFevre discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.



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