Preventing HPV-Related Cancers Through Immunization
Dental hygienists play an important role in creating a pro-HPV vaccine practice.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the growing prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers.
- Identify the role of the HPV vaccine in preventing cancer.
- Explain the role of dental hygienists in creating a pro-HPV vaccination practice.
- List strategies for improving parents’ acceptance of HPV vaccination.
This course was issued in July/August 2019 issue and expires August 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.