You Are the Key: Best Practices for HPV Cancer Prevention

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Tuesday, June 12, 2-3 p.m. ET (10 am-11 am AK time)
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Location And Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
Adobe Connect
Cost Range
FREE

Host And Instructor

Host
National AHEC Organization
Instructor
Betty Lo MD

Credits

C.E. Credit for To Be Determined: 1.00 [pending]

Training Overview Description

Low HPV vaccination rates are leaving boys and girls vulnerable to devastating HPV cancers. Have you been making an effective HPV vaccination recommendation for kids 11 and 12 years old? This presentation will provide up-to-date information on HPV infection/disease, the HPV vaccine, ACIP recommendations, and ways to successfully communicate with patients and their parents about HPV vaccination.

Find out how to reduce missed opportunities by recommending HPV vaccine the same way and same day you recommend other routinely recommended adolescent vaccines. Learn best practices from other medical offices across the nation that are making HPV vaccination a priority.

Continuing education credits are pending

Faculty
Betty Lo, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics; Director of Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program at Louisiana State University School of Medicine

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of health professionals who provide and/or promote immunizations including physicians, physician assistants and registered nurses, as well as health professions students.

Educational Objectives
• Describe the burden of HPV disease.
• Define the importance of HPV vaccination for cancer prevention.
• Explain the rationale for vaccinating youth at ages 11 or 12.
• List the recommendations for administering the HPV vaccine to girls and to boys.
• Provide useful and compelling information about HPV vaccine to parents to aid in making the decision to vaccinate.
• Provide resources relevant to current immunization practice.

For more information, email info@ntc.nationalahec.org.

Adolescent Health
Cancer
Pharmacology
Primary Care
Public Health Policy
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Womens Health
Community Health Aide (CHA)
Community Health Practitioner (CHP)
Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician
Midwife
NP - Family Practice
NP - Pediatric
NP - Women's Health
Other Mid-Level Providers
Other Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
CNA/NA (Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant)
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nurse Administrator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Educator
Public Health Nurse
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse - CNS
Family Medicine Physician
Internist
Obstetrics and Gynecologist
Pediatrician
Health Educator
Public Health Specialist

Registration Information

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