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Overcoming Barriers of HPV Immunization in Adolescents and Adults

Overcoming Barriers of HPV Immunization in Adolescents and Adults

Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

30 minutes

Released

September 30, 2019

Expires

September 30, 2020
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Maximum Credits

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
0.50 / CNE Contact Hour

Accredited Provider

Sponsored by the Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) and Annenberg Center for Health Sciences.

Commercial Supporter

Supported by an educational grant from Merck and Company.

Program Description

In this CME video-based interview, Rachel Caskey, MD, MAPP, discusses the patient-, clinician-, and system-related barriers that prevent widespread vaccination against HPV. Dr. Caskey also reviews strategies that clinicians can implement to improve communication with patients and ensure that eligible adolescents and adults are vaccinated to reduce their risks of HPV-related cancers. At the end of the interview, Dr. Caskey shares how she would counsel and educate several theoretical patients. This is the second of two educational activities on HPV-immunization and cancer prevention to be released in 2019.

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for pediatricians, PCP’s, OB-GYNs, nurses, pathologists, ID specialists, and other healthcare practitioners involved in immunization to prevent HPV-related cancers.

Educational Objectives

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

  • Discuss patient-, clinician-, and system-related barriers to achieving national standards for HPV vaccination in adolescents and adults
  • Formulate strategies to address patient questions and concerns about HPV vaccination
  • Identify opportunities to vaccinate adolescents and adults against HPV

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) requires that the faculty participating in a CME/CE activity disclose all affiliations or other financial relationships (1) with the manufacturers of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the activity. All conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this CME/CE activity.

Faculty

Rachel Caskey, MD, MAPP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Caskey has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accredited Provider Disclosures

ACHL and Annenberg staff members, and others involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.

Credit

0.50

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit

0.50

Type

CNE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Statement

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Designation Statement

A maximum of 0.50 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This CME/CE activity might describe the off-label, investigational, or experimental use of medications that may exceed their FDA-approved labeling. Physicians should consult the current manufacturers’ prescribing information for these products. ACHL requires the speaker to disclose that a product is not labeled for the use under discussion

Discussion of Off-Label, Investigational, or Experimental Drug/Device Use: None

Disclaimer

The content for this activity was developed independently of the commercial supporter. All materials are included with permission. The opinions expressed are those of the faculty and are not to be construed as those of the grantor.

This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support. Recommendations involving clinical medicine in a continuing medical education (CME/CE) activity must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in CME/CE in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

This CME/CE activity might describe the off-label, investigational, or experimental use of medications and/or devices that may exceed their FDA-approved labeling. Physicians should consult the current manufacturers’ prescribing information for these products. ACHL and Annenberg require the speaker to disclose that a product is not labeled for the use under discussion.

Instructions

This activity will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. To receive credit, participants are required to complete the pretest, view the online activity and complete the posttest and evaluation. To receive credit, 75% must be achieved on the posttest. A certificate will be immediately available. There is no fee to participate in the activity or for the generation of the certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/CME History, which you can access at any time.

For questions, contact Laurie Novoryta at Lnovoryta@achlcme.org.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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