June 8 Event on HPV Vaccine
Suwannee River Area Health Education Center (SRAHEC) and the North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative (NCFCCC) are hosting a joint live event for health professionals, advocates and parents on the benefits of the HPV vaccine and its ability to prevent cancer in both men and women.
Date: Thursday, June 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Lake Shore Hospital Authority, 259 NE Franklin Street, Suite 102, Lake City, FL 32055
Target audience: Allied health professionals/students, community health advocates, and parents
Speaker and credentials: Versie Johnson-Mallard, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
University of Florida, Dept. of Family, Community and Health System Science Chair
Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholar Alum
Associate Professor, University of Florida College of Nursing
1. Describe the burden of HPV disease and the importance of vaccination for cancer prevention
2. Explain the rationale for vaccinating youth at ages 11-12
3. Provide useful and compelling information about HPV vaccine to parents to help in making the decision to vaccinate
4. Locate resources relevant to current immunization practice
Registration: Registration will be done online through Eventbrite: Search for Suwannee River AHEC The HPV Vaccine: A Cancer Prevention Tool or click on the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-hpv-vaccine-a-cancer-prevention-tool-tickets-34108839457
For questions or additional information, please contact Ashley Williams at 386-462-1551 x101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.