Meeting Archive:
HPV Vaccinations: From Recommendations to Practice


Meeting Description:

Human papillomaviruses (HPV) cause over 31,000 cases of cancer in the US each year. Join NFID President-Elect Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr., MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics Health Sciences Center at Louisiana State University and Tracy Bieber, RN, BSN, Immunization Strategy Manager at Sanford Health System for an update on current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations regarding the use of HPV vaccines and strategies for improving immunization rates.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and outcomes of HPV infection
  • Discuss ACIP recommendations for the use of HPV vaccines and the rationale for universal immunization
  • Discuss safety of HPV vaccines and early data on vaccine effectiveness
  • Review challenges and strategies for increasing HPV vaccinations in large healthcare systems 
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.


Date: Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): National Foundation for Infectious Diseases


•  Recording
 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

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

Presenter: Tracy Bieber, RN, BSN
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Immunization Strategy Manager
Sanford Health System
Sioux Falls, SD

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 Nursing Education (CNE)

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91). It has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour.