These webinars contain important updates and resources on topics related to increasing uptake of the vaccines routinely recommended for preteens and teens.
Perspectives on Oropharyngeal Cancer
Recorded on February 13, 2019
Cervical cancer is the most well-known cancer caused by HPV, but oropharyngeal cancer has recently become the most common cancer caused by HPV, accounting for nearly 13,000 cases every year in the US. During this webinar, two experts will explain the burden and epidemiology of oropharyngeal cancer, a clinical picture of the disease, and the importance of vaccination to prevent HPV infections. The webinar will also help listeners learn about oropharyngeal cancer through the eyes of a survivor.
An Interprofessional Approach to HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer Prevention Education
Recorded on February 21, 2018
Oropharyngeal cancer has outpaced cervical cancer as the most common HPV-related cancer, and has risen more than 225% in the last decade. The Massachusetts Oral HPV Prevention Taskforce was created to build connections between medical and dental professionals to increase HPV vaccination rates, decrease HPV-related cancer, and educate both providers and patients on oropharyngeal cancers. In this webinar, members of the taskforce educate the dental community with relevant, medically sound cancer prevention information to empower dental professionals to educate patients to make well-informed oral health and cancer preventive decisions.
NIAM Edition: Getting Parents to Yes! Vaccine Conversations That Work for Providers & Parents
Recorded on August 25, 2017
Dr. Sharon Humiston of the Academic Pediatric Association hosts a talk show-style webinar with special guests, pediatrician Dr. Nathan Boonstra, and family physician Dr. Margot Savoy. The doctors share their best practices for effective vaccine recommendations and how to educate parents about HPV vaccine. They also give tips for what to do when parents decline or delay and highlight some useful resources.
HPV Vaccine Schedule Change Update
Recorded on November 18, 2016
CDC’s Leadership provides guidance on the new 2-dose schedule recommendation made by the ACIP and CDC. Leadership updates include CDC’s Director of NCIRD, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Dr. Lauri Markowitz of the Division of Viral Diseases and Dr. Melinda Wharton, Director of Immunization Services Division.
HPV Vaccination QI Projects & Implementation – 2015
Recorded on September 18, 2015
Dr. Brian Mittman, from the Department of Veteran Affairs provides an introduction about Implementation Science theory and principles. Dr. Alix Casler MD, summarizes her practice’s multi-level approach to an HPV vaccine-focused QI project. Ms. Kia Redwine, Clinical Management Consultant, describes interventions and lessons learned from a collaborative QI project.