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A Vaccine to Prevent Cancer: Improving HPV Vaccination in the First State

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1131 N Dupont Hwy

Dover, DE 19901

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A Vaccine to Prevent Cancer: Improving HPV Vaccination in the First State

Thursday, September 28, 2017

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
Rollins Conference Center
1131 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901




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This activity has been approved for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Registration & Reception

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Speaker Presentations

Speakers:


HPV Overview

Stephen Eppes, MD

Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Department of Pediatrics
Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital of Children



HPV Head and Neck Cancers
Adam Raben, MD
Chair, Radiation Oncology at Christiana Care Health System
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute



HPV Vaccination Strategies and Barriers

Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Medical Director of the Christiana Care Health System
Department of Family and Community Medicine



HPV QI Project Updates

Catherine Zorc, MD, FAAP
Divison of General Pediatrics/Primary
Department of Pediatrics
Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital of Children


7:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion, Q&A and Case Discussion



Learning Objectives:

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

  • Discuss the prevalance of HPV infection, the types of cances is causes (including head and neck malignancies) and the impact of HPV vaccination in the U.S. and Delaware

  • State the ACIP recommendations for HPV Vaccination

  • Identify perceived barriers by both healthcare providers and patients to HPV vaccination

  • Identify strategies to overcome perceived barriers to HPV vaccination in the pediatric, adolescent and/or adult healthcare setting




Registration closes on September 21, 2017.

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