HPV Vaccination is Cancer Prevention

This activity is a one hour recording of a webinar facilitated by Drs. Rebecca Perkins, Sharon Humiston, Kristin Oliver discussing the diseases and cancers caused by HPV, the safety and effectiveness of currently available HPV vaccinations, rationale for the two dose schedule and effectiveness of early vaccination, as well as evidence-based recommendations for improving HPV vaccination rates. The overall goal is to improve knowledge about HPV and HPV vaccination and to give providers tools and motivation to make strong recommendations to their patients. This activity is provided in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Complete the activity here: AAP Spring 2019 HPV Vaccination Update: Supporting Your Office Efforts Archived Webinar

Of note, this webinar was recorded before recommendations for adult HPV vaccination were finalized. The remainder of the content remains accurate. For final recommendations for adults please refer to:

Closed Captioning Transcript: Click to view the text file

Date of original release: April 18, 2019
Date of expiration: April 18, 2021

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

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Accreditation Information
CME Credit
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE Credit
This educational activity has been provided by Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine and jointly-provided by American Academy of Pediatrics.

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 1.0 of which 1.0 are eligible for pharmacology credit.

MOC Part 2 Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 1 MOC point in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program and 1 Medical Knowledge MOC Point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP and ABIM MOC credit.