Instructions: Listen to the podcast episode available below, and then submit your answers to the multiple choice questions. You will review the answers and the material covered during your next Continuity Clinic Session.
Primary Care Primer
1. A 30 yo G2P2002 presents for routine care. She had gestational diabetes in her last pregnancy, and her delivery was complicated by a shoulder dystocia. She completed a 2 hr glucose tolerance test 6 weeks postpartum which was normal. She has heard that she’s at increased risk for type II diabetes. How often should she be screened for diabetes?
2. A 52 yo female presents for routine GYN care. She cannot find a primary care provider. She would like to undergo any health screening that you would recommend. Specifically, she recalls that her mother had high cholesterol. How often would you recommend screening and what level of LDL would you consider to be consistent with dyslipidemia?
3. Colorectal cancer screening begins at age 50. Many patients are reluctant to undergo colonoscopy. Which of the following is not an appropriate alternative to colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening?