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You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention: Oral Human Papillomavirus & Cancer: What's New?

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Co-Ed
Cancer Center @ BMC BMC Hillcrest Campus 165 Tor Court PittsfieldMA  01201
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Co-Ed
Cancer Center @ BMC BMC Hillcrest Campus 165 Tor Court PittsfieldMA  01201

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You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention: Oral Human Papillomavirus & Cancer: What's New?

Sep 29 (Thursday)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Cancer Center @ BMC

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Meeting Dates

Sep 29, 2016

Each Thursday from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM

About This Activity

Berkshire AHEC & The Berkshire District Dental Hygienists' Association Present: You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention: Oral Human Papillomavirus and Cancer: What's New? Learning Objectives: At the end of the program, the participant will be able to: • Describe the burden of HPV disease. • Define the importance of HPV vaccination for cancer prevention. • Explain the rationale for administering HPV vaccine to both boys and girls at the ages 11 or 12. • List the CDC recommendations for administering the HPV vaccine to both boys and girls. • Summarize how to provide useful and compelling information about the HPV vaccine to parents to aid in making the decision to vaccinate their children. • Describe where to locate resources relevant to current CDC immunization guidelines • Identify the key concepts of performing good extra and intraoral screening • Describe the safety and effectiveness of HPV vaccine • Describe the difference between HPV-related benign and malignant lesions

Organizer Info

  • Berkshire AHEC, Inc.

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