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HPV Project

Free CE Opportunity!

The continuing education self-study guide titled "Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Safety" is being offered by the National AHEC Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This self-study guide was designed to meet the educational needs of health professionals engaged in care of adolescents and young adults needing immunizations. You can access the training here: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Safety


HPV-associated Oropharyngeal Cancer and Survivors’ Experiences of Treatment-Related Toxicity
Wednesday, April 25, Noon ET

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Presented by: Jonas Johnson, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC; Marci Nilsen, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing; and Lynne Williams, MD, PhD, Executive Director of Southwest Pennsylvania AHEC and Physician at Hilltop Community Health Center

Join us for an important look into HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer, survivor outcomes and the importance of the HPV vaccine.

  • Epidemiology, prevalence and treatment of oropharyngeal cancer
  • Patient-reported outcomes reflecting treatment related toxicities
  • Safety, efficacy, and importance of the HPV vaccine in cancer prevention.

Project One-Pager

For more information:
Gretchen Forsell MPH, RDN, LMNT
Project Manager
gforsell@ntc.nationalahec.org

Trisha Schulz, BS
Project Coordinator
info@ntc.nationalahec.org

Project Evaluation

Project Evaluation

The National AHEC Organization received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for a project to provide education to health professionals regarding the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Selected AHEC entities in all 50 states will work to increase awareness as well as train health professionals about the HPV vaccine, in an overall effort to increase HPV vaccination rates.

Click on a region to read about AHEC successes!

Educational Resources

View educational webinars, handouts and more.

Resources for Health Professionals

Project Participants

View a list of those currently participating in the program. One AHEC entity per state has been selected to carry out state and local HPV project training activities. Each state will work closely with HPV Regional Coordinators to develop contact with immunization organizations, provide continuing education to health professionals and distribute promotional messages.

Project Resources

Success Stories

An AHEC’s service as an advisory board member for a local community college provided an opportunity for HPV education for health professions students there. Mid Rio Grande Border AHEC (MRGBAHEC) has many partners within their community to whom they provide educational resources and opportunities to: Brightwood College in Laredo, TX, being one of them.

Learn More | Regional Success Stories

Partners Information

View CDC Resources and more.

CDC Resources

AHEC Resources

View resources for participating AHECs.

Webinars


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