Team-Based Learning of Evidence-Based Medicine: Screening

Publication ID Published Version
9450 June 20, 2013 9
Medical College of Wisconsin


This Team-based Learning session is one of a series of five developed for a course called “Foundations of Evidence-Based Medicine” for first-year medical students. The resource includes Objectives, preparation assignments, slides for a brief in-class presentation, a quiz and application exercises. An Instructor's Manual is also included.


Bedinghaus J, Nelson D. Team-Based Learning of Evidence-Based Medicine: Screening. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2013. Available from:

Educational Objectives

  1. To define and identify examples of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention.
  2. To list and define the characteristics of an effective screening program.
  3. To identify bias and error in the evaluation of screening programs.
  4. To identify and evaluate the features of a high-quality systematic review.


  • Evidence-Based Medicine, Team-Based Learning, TBL, Systematic Review, Review, Screening, Lead Time Bias, Length Bias


  • Knowledge for Practice
  • Patient Care
  • Practice-based Learning & Improvement

Professional Interest

  • Evidence Based Practice

Instructional Methods

  • Team-based Learning (TBL)

Academic Focus

  • Basic Sciences
    • Biostatistics & Epidemiology

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Medical Student


  • Multimedia

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