You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention – Train the Trainer

At a Glance

You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention – Train the Trainer is presented as a web-on-demand video released on October 26, 2017. Continuing education is available until October 26, 2021.

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, 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.

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

Julianne Gee, PhD Epidemiologist, Immunization Safety Office, DHQP/CDC
Sharon Humiston, MD, MPH Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics; Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City; Professor of Pediatrics University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Lauri Markowitz, MD HPV Team Lead, Division of Viral Diseases; CDC/NCIRD
Jill B Roark, MPH Health Communication Specialist, NCIRD/CDC
Melinda Wharton, MD, MPH Director, Immunization Services Branch, NCIRD/CDC


Video: Download Video ZIP [zip file – 113 MB]

Slides: To obtain the most up to date slides that correspond with the video, email

Continuing Education Info: Download CE factsheet pdf icon[2 pages]
The course number for this program is WD2911. CE expiration date: October 26, 2021

To receive continuing education (CE) or print a certificate, please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps.

If you do not need CE, but require a certificate for training requirements, please select CEU as the type of continuing education you’d like to earn.

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Page last reviewed: March 28, 2019