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Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP has reviewed HPV: Points of Prevention in Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.50 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 10/14/2020 to 10/14/2020. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co, Inc.

HPV: Points of Prevention in Primary Care

HPV: Points of Prevention in Primary Care


Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Live, Interactive Webcast 

Scientific Session: 6:00 - 8:00 PM CDT

Overview

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted infection that can lead to oropharyngeal and anogenital disease in both sexes. High-risk genotypes of HPV are the predominant cause of cervical and anal cancers. Vaccination can protect patients from this infection and its associated cancers; however, changes in vaccination recommendations and controversy surrounding the vaccine have created resistance to HPV vaccination by patients and some health care providers.

During this satellite symposium, expert faculty will discuss the burden of HPV-related diseases, the benefits of vaccination, and methods to reduce the barriers to HPV vaccine acceptance. The activity will include interactive clinical cases, reinforcing the topics covered in the program.

Benefits of Attending

  • Gain knowledge about the disease burden caused by HPV and how it affects patients
  • Identify which patients are candidates for HPV vaccination
  • Assist patients in making an informed decision about receiving HPV vaccination
  • Address patient concerns with HPV vaccination in an evidence-based manner

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co, Inc.

Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward family practice providers who treat patients who are candidates for HPV vaccination. Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals interested in HPV vaccination are invited to participate.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Review recommendations for HPV vaccination with patients and caregivers to increase informed decision-making
  • Identify appropriate candidates for HPV vaccination, including the recently expanded group of patients aged 27 to 45 years
  • Counsel patients and caregivers on the risks and benefits of HPV vaccination to reduce barriers to administration
  • Discuss possible societal stigma associated with HPV vaccination to improve vaccination confidence

Hot Topics

  • Controversies about HPV vaccination
  • Expanded patient eligibility for HPV vaccination

Program Chair

Margot Savoy, MD, MPH
Margot Savoy, MD, MPH
Chair, Family and Community Medicine
Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

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