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Patrick Remington, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine & Public HealthAssociate Dean for Public Health and Professor of Population Health Sciences

CPPH Curriculum Framework: Component 2


 Component 2: Clinical Preventive Services and Health Promotion

 1.     Screening

Topic areas                                                                               Examples

A. Analysis of screening tests

Range of normal, sensitivity, specificity, predictive value, target population

B. Assessment of health risks

Psychosocial factors, environmental factors, genetic determinants

C. Criteria for successful screening

Effectiveness, benefits and harms, barriers, cost, acceptance by patient

D. Clinician‐patient communication

Patient participation in decision‐making, informed consent, risk communication, advocacy, health literacy

E. Evidence‐based recommendations

Use of evidence-based recommendations such as those of the US Preventive Services Task Force

F. Government requirements

Newborn screening

2.     Counseling for Behavioral Change


Topic areas                                                                               Examples

A. Approaches to behavior change incorporating diverse patient perspectives

Individual and group counseling skills training, motivational interviewing

B. Clinician‐patient communication

Patient participation in decision making, informed consent, risk communication, advocacy, health literacy

C. Criteria for successful counseling

Effectiveness, benefits and harms, cost, acceptance by patient

D. Evidence‐based recommendations

Use of evidence-based recommendations such as those of the US Preventive Services Task Force

3.     Immunization


Topic areas                                                                              Examples

A. Approaches to vaccination

Live vs. attenuated/inactivated vaccine, pre- vs. post-exposure, boosters, techniques for administration, target population, population‐based immunity

B. Criteria for successful immunization

Effectiveness, benefits and harms, cost, acceptance by patient and community

C. Clinician‐patient communication

Patient participation in decision‐making, informed consent, risk communication, advocacy, health literacy

D. Evidence‐based recommendations

Use of evidence-based recommendations such as those of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

E. Government requirements

State laws, school requirements, vaccine exemptions

    

4.     Preventive Medication

Topic areas                                                                               Examples

A. Approaches to chemoprevention

Pre- vs. post- exposure, time-limited vs. long-term

B. Criteria for successful chemoprevention

Effectiveness, benefits and harms, barriers, cost, acceptance by patient

C. Clinician‐patient communication

Patient participation in decision‐making, informed consent, risk communication, advocacy, health literacy

D. Evidence‐based recommendations

Use of evidence-based recommendations such as those of the US Preventive Services Task Force

    

5.     Other Preventive Interventions

Topic Areas                                                                               Examples

A. Lifestyle interventions

Diet, exercise, smoking cessation

B. Criteria for successful preventive interventions

Effectiveness, benefits and harms, barriers, cost, acceptance by patient

C. Clinician‐patient communication

Patient participation in decision‐making, informed consent, risk communication, advocacy, health literacy

D. Evidence‐based recommendations

Use of evidence-based recommendations such as those of the US Preventive Services Task Force

 

Component 1: Foundations of Population Health
Component 3: Clinical Practice and Population Health
Component 4: Health Systems and Health Policy

 

 

 

  

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