HPV Vaccination is Cancer Prevention

In this two-part activity and supplemental Q&A, Dr. Rebecca Perkins, an Obstetrician-Gynecologist, and Christine Baze, a cervical cancer survivor discuss the diseases and cancers caused by HPV, the safety and effectiveness of currently available HPV vaccinations, and evidenced-based ways of recommending vaccination. The overall goal is to improve knowledge about HPV and HPV vaccination and to give providers tools and motivation to make strong recommendations to their patients.

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Date of original release: May 18, 2016
Date of expiration: May 18, 2018

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Physicians, PAs and advance practice nurses in pediatrics, family medicine, and OBGYN.

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HPV Vaccination is Cancer Prevention

Providers need to understand the disease burden of HPV in men and women so they will be motivated to protect their patients with vaccination. Providers need to know how to word a strong recommendation, and frame the HPV vaccine as cancer-preventing and part of routine adolescent vaccination schedule. This video is designed to be part of the AAP HPV Champion toolkit, which...

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  • Expires: May 18, 2018
  • Cost: Free
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