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CDC developed a new e-learning curriculum about the risk factors, symptoms, prevention strategies, and screening recommendations of gynecologic cancers. The curriculum, intended for primary health care professionals, consists of 6 modules that address gynecologic cancers including cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancers. Access these case-based e-learning modules and earn free CE!
The goal of this curriculum is to increase primary health care provider’s knowledge of cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancers. Topics addressed include risk factors, symptoms, prevention strategies, clinical management basics, and follow-up to improve patient care decisions. The curriculum will support health care professionals to provide their patients with evidence-based recommendations on cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancer prevention and screening. In addition, the role of genetics and the human papillomavirus (HPV) in development of gynecologic cancers will be addressed, as well as current recommendations on the HPV vaccine. Complete the post-test and evaluation to receive 1.5 CME.
Provided in this presentation is up-to-date information on HPV infection/disease, HPV vaccine, and ways to successfully communicate with patients and their parents about HPV vaccination. Complete the post-test and evaluation to receive .75 CME.