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Live HPV Cancer-Free Summit

The Live HPV Cancer Free Work Group—which is dedicated to increasing HPV vaccination rates in New Hampshire—is planning a free day-long HPV Vaccine Summit to educate and engage providers, healthcare QI professionals, and public health professionals around this topic. Please join us for this informative and engaging continuing education opportunity!

Target Audience:
• Primary care and pediatric clinicians and care teams
• Health system, FQHC, and clinic quality improvement managers and medical directors
• Public health professionals
• School nurses
• Others interested in increasing HPV vaccination rates

Continuing Education:
Nurses
Southern NH AHEC is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
5.0 contact hours. Activity Number: 1269

Physicians
The Southern NH Area Health Education Center, accredited by the NH Medical Society, designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For all other health professionals: 5.0 hours

Agenda:
8:00 Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
8:30 Meeting Kick-Off
Speaker:
Amy Deavitt- Health Systems Manager, Hospitals with the American Cancer Society
8:45 Panel Discussion: Building the Case for HPV Vaccination
Become familiar with HPV-related cancer trends both nationally and locally and the impact HPV vaccination can have in reducing the cancer burden. Listen to a cancer survivor’s inspiring story, demonstrating the importance of preventing HPV-related cancers.
Speakers:
-Karen Craver, MPH- Chronic Disease and Environmental Epidemiologist with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
-Nia Smart- Adolescent/Adult Immunization Coordinator with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
-Allison Hicks- Cervical cancer survivor and founder of the Hicks Foundation
10:00 A Growing Epidemic: Oral HPV and Related Cancers In All Genders
Learn about the risk factors for getting HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancers, the evidence for the HPV vaccine as a preventive measure, and opportunities for engaging the dental community around this topic.
Speaker:
Rosie Wagner, DDS- Founder of Smiles by Rosie Family Dentistry; Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Oral HPV Prevention Task Force
10:30 Break
10:45 The State of HPV Vaccination in New Hampshire
Gain a current understanding of New Hampshire’s HPV vaccination rates among boys and girls and how these rates have trended over time. Learn about the results of research conducted by the Norris Cotton Cancer Center to better understand what local clinicians’ barriers and facilitators are around getting their patients vaccinated, as well as how local parents perceive the HPV vaccine.
Speakers:
-Nia Smart- Adolescent/Adult Immunization Coordinator with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
-Ardis Olson, MD- Researcher with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center
11:45 Opportunities for Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates in New Hampshire
Learn more about the results of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center’s research, focusing on opportunities identified to increase HPV vaccination rates in our region. Additionally, become familiar with Live HPV Cancer Free’s mission and goals, as well as opportunities to get involved in this workgroup.
Speakers:
-Ardis Olson, MD- Researcher with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center
-Justin Pentenrieder- Senior Manager, State & Primary Care Systems with the American Cancer Society; Co-Lead of Live HPV Cancer Free
12:30 Awards and Recognition
Presented by:
-Paula Smith- Director, New Hampshire Area Health Education Center
-Inger Imset- Cancer Prevention Outreach Coordinator, Norris Cotton Cancer Center
12:45 Break, Get Lunch, Move to Break-Out Sessions
1:00 A) Primary care/pediatric clinicians & care teams:
You Are the Key to Cancer Prevention: Providing a Strong Recommendation for HPV Vaccination
Recognize different best practices and communication techniques you can use when introducing the HPV vaccine to parents, as well as the roles that each member of your care team can take in increasing HPV vaccination rates.
Speaker:
Bobby Kelly, MD, MPH- Physician with Core Physicians
B) Health system and practice managers, quality improvement professionals, & leaders:
Using Data & Systems Improvements to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates
Identify different methods to assess your patient populations’ HPV vaccination rates and become familiar with a variety of practice-based interventions to increase your practice’s HPV vaccination rates. Hear about a few examples of what local practices have done to address their HPV vaccination rates.
Speakers:
Ardis Olson, MD- Researcher with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Courtney Riley, MD- Pediatrician at Gifford Primary Care in Gifford, VT
Louis DiNicola, MD- Pediatrician at Gifford Primary Care in Gifford, VT
C) Public health partners & school nurses:
Working in the Community to Address Barriers to HPV Vaccination
Identify ways to overcome barriers to HPV vaccination with interventions that can be done in community and school settings and propose ways that your organization can get involved.
Speakers:
Jenna Schiffelbein, MPH, CHES- Director of Community Education & Prevention with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Jessica Ayala, BS, MBA- Program Assistant with the City of Nashua Division of Public Health & Community Services
Courtney Ellison, MPH- Health Promotion Specialist with the City of Nashua Division of Public Health & Community Services.
2:15 Wrap-Up and Evaluation
2:30 Program Close

Learning Objectives for the Morning:

1. Understand HPV, HPV infection and pathophysiology of HPV-related cancers
2. Discuss the effectiveness of and recommendations for HPV vaccine and how to refer patients for immunization
3. Review tips for educating patients about HPV and HPV vaccination and gain information on obtaining a toolkit for use in the office setting
4. Describe the trends in HPV-related cancers in New Hampshire, including cancer(s) that are on the rise
5. Describe the impact HPV-related cancers can have on survivors and their families
6. Explain the role the HPV vaccine can have in reducing the incidence of different HPV-related cancers
7. Summarize the evidence for the HPV vaccine preventing oropharyngeal cancers
8. Describe the trends in HPV vaccination rates in New Hampshire
9. Identify at least one clinician barrier and one clinician facilitator to increasing HPV vaccination rates regionally
10. List at least two widely-held parent beliefs regarding the HPV vaccine
11. List at least two collaborative opportunities for addressing HPV vaccination rates

Learning Objectives for the Afternoon Breakout Sessions:
1. Primary care/pediatric provider break-out session: “You Are the Key to Cancer Prevention: Providing a Strong Recommendation for HPV Vaccination”
-Identify best practices in talking with parents about HPV vaccination
-Apply best practices to provide a strong, on-time recommendation for HPV vaccine
2. Quality improvement manager & medical director break-out session: “Using Data and Systems Improvements to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates”
-Identify at least two different methods to assess health system and practice HPV vaccination rates
-Describe evidence-based interventions that health systems and practices can use to increase HPV vaccination rates
-Propose next steps that each attendee can take within their health system or practice
3. Public health partner and school nurse break-out session: “Working in the Community to Address Barriers to HPV Vaccination”
-Identify evidence-based strategies to increase parent acceptance of HPV vaccination
-Propose next steps that each attendee can take within their organizations to address barriers to HPV vaccination


Event Planned By:
-American Cancer Society
-City of Nashua Division of Public Health & Community Services
-Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center
-New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
-Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center



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