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HPV Vaccine Toolkit

Shutting the Door on HPV Cancers

Shutting the Door on HPV Cancers

Estimated time to complete: 25-30 minutes
Audience: Healthcare Providers and Teams

After taking this module you will be able to:

  • Explain why HPV vaccine is important enough to be routinely recommended for young people (i.e., HPV cancer prevention).
  • Give an HPV vaccination recommendation that is effective and succinct using the same way, same day approach to the introduction of HPV vaccine.
  • Answer the most frequently asked questions about HPV vaccine accurately and succinctly.

Let's Go!

Honest Conversations on the HPV Vaccine

HPV Vaccine Videos with Dr. Gretchen Homan

A Strong Recommendation for the HPV Vaccine
General Audience | 2:00

A Strong Recommendation for the HPV Vaccine - PSA
General Audience | 0:30

HPV Vaccine: A strong provider recommendation matters
Provider Audience | 2:41

IKC Call to Change Documents

Resource Materials

University of Arizona Cancer Center: HPV Vaccine Conversations (English and Spanish)

CDC Links/Websites

Strategies to Improve Vaccination Rates

Clinician Resources and Talking Points

Outreach Toolkit

Announcement/Presumptive Language

Announcement or Presumptive Language is stating that a child is due for vaccines and assuming that the parent is ready to vaccinate. This essentially ends the conversation at the announcement point unless the parent has any further questions. The goal of this is to increase vaccination rates for adolescent vaccines.

Other Helpful Links/Websites

Print & Share Materials

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What parents should know about HPV vaccine safety and effectiveness information
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HPV Vaccine guide for young adults fact sheet
CHOP HPV Infographic