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January 29 at Harvard Pilgrim (27 credits)
January 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am$39.00 – $339.00
Live lecture + 3 self study exams
45 minute lecture: Quantifying Disease Risks and Preventive Care Benefits
How well does preventive medical care actually work? This lecture quantifies disease risks and preventive care benefits. The data might surprise you.
After the lecture, take the 3 Self Study exams below. You must read the texts in advance. You will not be permitted to take the exams otherwise. Available from amazon.com
- Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in Pursuit of Health by Dr. H Gilbert Welch of Dartmouth Medical School. Mass course # C95210, 12 credits
- Should I Be Tested for Cancer? Maybe Not and Here’s Why by Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, Mass course #C08840, 10 credits.
- Know Your Chances by Dr. Steven Woloshin, Mass course #C99094, 5 credits, introduces some basic medical analytics in a user-friendly, easy to understand fashion. “Everyone considering preventive services should read this book,” according to Gary Fradin.
Exams take about 20 minutes each after the lecture. Proctors provided. Graded immediately. You should be finished around 11:00 or so.