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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Information for Public Health and Healthcare Providers

E-learning: “Washington, You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention” (Available until June 2018)

You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention.

You can help protect future generations of men and women from devastating HPV-related cancers. Vaccination can prevent most of these cancers. As a healthcare professional, you’re a trusted source of information. By making a strong recommendation for HPV vaccination when kids are 11 and 12 years old, you will help close the door on HPV-related cancers. Below, find resources for you and your patients.

General Information

Vaccine Safety

Vaccine Recommendations

Vaccine Coverage

HPV and Cancer

Materials for Your Practice and Your Patients

HPV-HIV Provider Toolkit

Details:  People who are immunocompromised or HIV-positive are at greater risk for HPV infection. Providers can help protect immunocompromised and HIV-positive patients by routinely recommending and administering HPV immunization. The materials in this toolkit will help providers start the conversation and strongly recommend HPV vaccine to their immunocompromised and HIV-positive patients.

Target Audience:  

  • Healthcare providers and health educators
  • Individuals who have HIV infection or are immunocompromised
  • Other agencies and organizations

Toolkit Contents:

  1. HPV-HIV Provider Letter (PDF)
  2. Start the Conversation about HPV (PDF)
  3. HPV-HIV Key Points (PDF)
  4. Routine HPV Vaccine (PDF)
  5. IAC Vaccines for Adults with HIV Infection-English (PDF)
  6. IAC Vaccines for Adults with HIV Infection-Spanish (PDF)
  7. IAC HPV Vaccine: A Guide for Young Adults-English (PDF)
  8. IAC HPV Vaccine: A Guide for Young Adults-Spanish (PDF)

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Additional Materials for Your Practice and Your Patients 

HPV Policies Information

Continuing Education

The following links take you to Medscape.org and require a free account to take their courses.

HPV Washington State Department of Health Main Page Information