CME Webcast

HPV: Reduce the Risk for Adolescent Patients

For AAFP members only

Family physician counsels young woman on HPV treatment

Improve your skills to understand which patients have the lowest HPV vaccination rates and poorest outcome post-infection, identify practice changes to better manage them, and more. Watch this 60 minute AAFP webcast and earn 1 AAFP Prescribed credit. This activity is free for AAFP Members.

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About the Webcast

CME Credit

To be eligible to report CME credit, please complete the full module in one sitting.

This enduring material activity, HPV: Reduce the Risk for Adolescent Patients, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1 Prescribed credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins May 30, 2014. Term of approval is for two years from this date with the option of yearly renewal. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this CME activity, you should be able to:

  1. Determine patient populations with the lowest HPV vaccination rates and the poorest outcomes with regard to infection screening.
  2. Evaluate the practice-specific and patient-specific considerations needed to improve HPV vaccination rates, diagnosis of infection, and management of infected patients.
  3. Determine ways in which the Patient-Centered Medical Home model can be applied to improve vaccination rates for HPV and provide better care for patients infected or at risk for infection.

Estimated time required to complete the full module: 58 minutes

Original release date of webcast: May 30, 2014.

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Presenting Faculty

Louis Kuritzky, MD, is a family physician and clinical assistant professor at the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine at University of Florida in Gainesville.


This CME activity is supported by an educational grant to the AAFP from Merck.


The material presented is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only nor necessarily the best methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty, which may be helpful to others who face similar situations.

The AAFP disclaims any and all liability for injury or other damages resulting to any individual participating and for all claims which may arise out of the use of the techniques demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by a physician or any other person.

Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the data presented. Physicians may care to check specific details such as drug doses and contraindications, etc., in standard sources prior to clinical application.

This material may contain recommendations/guidelines developed by other organizations. Please note that although these guidelines may be included, this does not necessarily imply the endorsement of AAFP.