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You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention

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You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention is presented as a web-on-demand video released on April 21, 2016. Continuing education is available until April 21, 2018.

Description: Low HPV vaccination rates are leaving another generation of boys and girls vulnerable to devastating HPV cancers. Vaccination could prevent most of these cancers. CDC is looking to you to make an effective recommendation for HPV vaccination when kids are 11 and 12 years old. Provided in this presentation is up-to-date information on HPV infection/disease, HPV vaccine, 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.

Audience: Immunization Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician’s Assistants, DoD Paraprofessionals, Medical Students, etc.)

Speakers: Candice Robinson, MD, MPH, Medical Officer; CDC/NCIRD and Jill B Roark, MPH; Health Communication Specialist, NCIRD/CDC

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Video: Download Video [zip file - 252 MB] Approximately 40 minutes in length.

CDC now recommends 11 to 12 year olds get two doses of HPV vaccine—rather than the previously recommended three doses—to protect against cancers caused by HPV. The second dose should be given 6-12 months after the first dose. For more information on the updated recommendations, read the MMWR: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6549a5.htm.

Transcript: Download Transcript [21 pages]

Continuing Education Info: Download CE factsheet [2 pages]
The course number for this program is WD2670. CE expiration date: April 21, 2018

Important information for obtaining continuing education will be provided during the course; please make note of course number and verification code. After viewing the video, participants can go to CDC’s online learning system to register for and obtain continuing education. Consult the above CE information factsheet for specific details. General instructions are available in the CE How-to Guide.

HPV Vaccine Resources for Healthcare Professionals

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Section 508 and Accessibility: Contact NIPinfo@cdc.gov if you need help with accessibility for the webcast.

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