Preventive Services

William R. Phillips, MD, MPH

Family Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Washington

Learning Objectives


By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Review recent recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) for the care of the older adult.
  • Discuss special considerations for evidence-based prevention in older adults.
  • Review current USPSTF methods for evaluating evidence and formulating recommendations.

[From the Spring 2014 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]