HPV Summit: The HPV Vaccine: A Road to a Cancer Free Generation

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Date & Location
Saturday, August 25, 2018, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Purdue University Northwest, Hammond, IN

Target Audience
Family Practice, Hematology/Oncology, Pediatrics

Join the Indiana Immunization Coalition, Methodist Hospitals and the American Cancer Society to learn more about the HPV Vaccine and how we can partner together to increase HPV vaccination rates in Northwest Indiana.

The goal of the HPV Lake County summit is to increase the HPV Vaccination rates in Lake County Indiana. Topics will include vaccine information, immunization data, oral cancer, parental messaging and more!

Target Audience

Family Practitioners, Pediatricians & OBGYNs | ENTs, Dentists, Dental Assistants & Dental Hygenists | Local Health Departments & Community Health Centers | Hospitals, Clinics & Cancer Centers | Public Health Organizations | Health Systems/Payers | School & Community Health Educators


At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the link between HPV virus and associated cancers;
  2. Explain details regarding safety and efficacy of the HPV vaccine; and
  3. Identify a strategy that will impact parental decisions regarding the vaccine.

Registration is complimentary and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. To register and reserve your spot, click here.
For more information, please contact Rachelle Anthony, American Cancer Society, via email or phone: rachelle.anthony@cancer.org; 219.378,8646


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Indiana University School of Medicine, American Cancer Society, Indiana Immunization Coalition, and Methodist Hospitals. The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Indiana University School of Medicine has been approved by the Indiana Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselor Board to provide Category I Continuing Education program.  This activity qualifies for 3.75 Category I CEU as outlined by the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board.

Indiana Immunization Coalition (IIC) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-454, 1/1/2020).