CME: Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of HPV Vaccination

Long-Term Efficacy & Safety of HPV Vaccination

Long-Term Efficacy & Safety of HPV Vaccination

HPV is usually harmless and can resolve on its own, but some types can lead to certain cancers or genital warts, making vaccination essential.

Available credits: 0.25

Time to complete: 15 Minutes


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  • Overview

    In addition to being a requisite cause for the development of cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancers, HPV is also associated with certain oropharyngeal malignancies and rectal cancers. Learn more about the range and incidence of HPV-associated cancers as well as the relationship between HPV vaccination and protection from cervical and oropharyngeal cancers in this activity.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. GLC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Warner K. Huh, MD
    Professor and Division Director, Gynecologic Oncology
    Vice Chair, Gynecology
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, AL

    Consulting Fees: Pathovax

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Sean T. Barrett has nothing to disclose.
    • Barry A. Fiedel, PhD has nothing to disclose.
    • Amanda Hilferty has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Discuss the range and incidence of HPV-associated cancers.
    • Describe the relationship between HPV vaccination and protection from cervical and oropharyngeal cancers.
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of pediatricians, ob/gyns, and PCPs.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    Global Learning Collaborative is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Global Learning Collaborative designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Provider(s)/Educational Partner(s)

    Prova Education, designs and executes continuing education founded on evidence-based medicine, clinical need, gap analysis, learner feedback, and more. Our mission is to serve as an inventive and relevant resource for clinical content and educational interventions across a broad spectrum of specialties.

    Prova Education's methodology demonstrates a commitment to continuing medical education and the innovative assessment of its effects. Our goal is clear—to develop and deliver the very best education in the most impactful manner and to verify its results with progressive outcomes research. 

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck.

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