Meeting Archive:
HPV Vaccination: Recommendations and Strategies for Improving Coverage



 

Meeting Description:

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common virus that infects nearly 80 million people—about one in four—in the US, causing more than 31,000 cases of cancer each year. Join NFID Medical Director, William Schaffner, MD; NFID President-Elect Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr., MD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; and Shannon Stokley, DrPH, Immunization Services Division of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for an update on current HPV vaccine recommendations, vaccine safety and effectiveness, and strategies for improving immunization rates.

 
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss ACIP recommendations for the use of HPV vaccines and the rationale for universal immunization
  • Understand data on HPV vaccine safety and effectiveness
  • Describe strategies for increasing HPV vaccination rates among US adolescents and young adults
There is no fee to participate in this activity but pre-registration is required.
 
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.
Details
Date: Wed, Mar 21, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
 Presenter Information
Moderator: William Schaffner, MD
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Medical Director, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr., MD
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NFID President-Elect
Professor and Chair of Pediatrics 
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Shreveport, LA

Shannon Stokley, DrPH
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Associate Director for Science
Immunization Services Division
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
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NFID is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NFID designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE)
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The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. NACDS designates this enduring material as 1.0 contact hour of ACPE accredited continuing education. HPV Vaccination: Recommendations and Strategies for Improving Coverage (ACPE Universal Activity # 0206-9999-18-005-L06-P. Initial Release Date: 03/21/2018).
 
Pharmacists seeking to claim CPE credit for this webinar should visit: http://nacds.learnercommunity.com/home following the live webinar. All CPE-related questions should be directed to education@nacds.org.