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The AAFP has reviewed Tick-borne Diseases, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 01/11/2021 to 01/10/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s):

  • 0.50 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) – Basic Principles of Diagnostic Testing

Diagnostic tests can be described on the basis of several distinct characteristics, including sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy. This module reviews the basic laboratory medicine principles of diagnostic testing.

After completing this module, learners should:

  • Understand the role of diagnostic testing in the diagnostic process
  • Understand the general characteristics of diagnostic tests and their impact on test selection
  • Understand sequential testing