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Activity Title

Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
CE Original Date: 03/23/2007
CE Renewal Date:
CE Expiration Date: 03/23/2009


Goal

This activity is based on MMWR Recommendations and Reports Vol. 56, No. 2 March 23, 2007.


Objectives

This report provides recommendations on use of the licensed quadrivalent vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) for HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18 for the prevention of HPV-associated conditions such as cervical cancer, cervical cancer precursors, and anogenital warts. The recommendations were developed by CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. The goal of this report is to provide recommendations on the quadrivalent HPV vaccine for clinicians, public health officials, and others who are interested in preventing HPV-associated conditions in the United States. Upon completion of this educational activity, the reader should be able to 1) describe the epidemiology of HPV in the United States, 2) identify recommendations for HPV vaccination in the United States, and 3) and describe the characteristics of quadrivalent HPV vaccine.


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  • Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Credit

  • The CDC is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
    This activity provides 1.75 contact hours.


  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit

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

    The CDC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


  • Continuing Medical Education (CME-NP) for non-Physicians Credit

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • IACET Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Credit

  • The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 0.15 IACET CEU’s for this program.

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