Taking Action Against Cervical Cancer Through Early Detection and Vaccination
Date:Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time:2:00 – 3:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Office of International Cancer Control
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
San Francisco General Hospital
Director of Public Health
Pima County Health Department
Cervical cancer is vastly preventable, but there are still women who develop and die from cervical cancer every year. Human papillomavirus (HPV) types associated with cervical cancer can be prevented through screening tests and HPV vaccination. These measures are effective to prevent HPV infection and highlight the importance of clinicians taking action to establish evidence-based practices in screening and vaccination. During this COCA Webinar, clinicians will learn about CDC’s HPV vaccination recommendations and the USPSTF cervical cancer screening recommendations.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to accomplish the following:
- Describe the epidemiology, natural history, and clinical features of cervical cancer
- Discuss current recommendations and rationale for HPV vaccination and cervical cancer screening in the U.S.
- Identify opportunities for screening and vaccination and share evidence-based practices for clinicians and health departments
- CDC Cervical Cancer
- CDC Cervical Cancer Podcast
- Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines chart
- CDC Vital Signs Cervical Cancer is Preventable
- ACOG Practice Bulletin Number 131: Screening for cervical cancer. (2012). Obstet Gynecol ;120(5):1222-38
- Audio conference call on 11/20/14: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
- Web-on-demand training after 3:00 PM on 11/20/14
- Materials: PowerPoint slide set
- Activity number:WCWD2286(SC)
- Date of origination/renewal:December 12, 2013
- Date of expiration:December 12, 2015
- To earn continuing education/contact hours
- Physician Assistants
- Health Educators
- Other Clinicians
- Contact Information:email@example.com
- Support/Funding:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Risk Communications Branch
- Method of Participation:You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program information above.
- Fees:COCA continuing education credits are free.
CME:The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE:The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 1.0 contact hour.
IACET CEU:The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.
CECH:Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to total 1 Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number GA0082.
CPE:The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 0.1 Contact Hour in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-0000-14-183-L04-P and enduring 0387-0000-14-183-H04-P course category.
This program is knowledge based.
AAVSB/RACE:This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 1.0 hours of continuing education in the jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval. Please contact the AAVSB RACE Program at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.
DISCLOSURE:In compliance with continuing education requirements, CDC, our planners, our presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.
The presentation will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
CDC does not accept commercial support.
- Page last reviewed: October 31, 2014
- Page last updated: December 3, 2014
- Content source:
- CDC Healthcare Preparedness Activity (HPA); Division of Strategic National Stockpile (DSNS); Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR)
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