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

Learning Objectives:
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 awilliams@srahec.org.

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