Oral health professionals should be well-versed in the mode of transmission, risk factors associated with infection, and treatment modalities.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the clinical features of the human papillomavirus (HPV)-induced lesions that occur in the head and neck.
- Discuss the risks of transmission for HPV.
- Define the modes of transmission for HPV.
- Identify two preventive measures that can be used to drive down HPV infection rates.
This course was issued in April 2022 and expires April 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.