HPV Vaccination – Expanding the Playing Field for Cancer Prevention

1.50 CME
1.50 ABIM MOC
90 MINS
$0 FEE
SAVE
J880

Overview

Provider Statement

This continuing medical education activity is provided by Vindico Medical Education.


Support Statement

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.


Target Audience

The intended audience for this activity is internists and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with human papillomavirus (HPV).


Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Recommend HPV vaccination for adults at risk for HPV infection, based on the updated indication expansion.
  • Examine the increasing burden of HPV and the resulting implications for infected patients.
  • Assess the latest clinical evidence regarding the role of HPV vaccination in the prevention of HPV-associated cancers.
  • Communicate with patients regarding the role of HPV vaccination in cancer prevention.


Activity Chair

Stephen E. Goldstone, MD, FACS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY


Faculty

Michael Gaisa, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine 
Division of Infectious Diseases 
Director, Anal Dysplasia Program, Mount Sinai Health System 
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 
New York, NY

Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD, MACP, FAAP 
Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 
Director, Division of General Internal Medicine 
UAMS College of Medicine 
Little Rock, AR


Reviewers

Ronald A. Codario, MD, EMBA, FACP, FNLA, RPVI, CHCP
Ronald A. Codario, Jr., MD


Accreditation

Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation

Vindico Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants who opt-in will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

This enduring material is approved for 1 year from the date of original release, May 31, 2019, through May 30, 2020.


How to Participate in This Activity and Obtain CME Credit

To participate in this CME activity, you must read the objectives, answer the pretest questions, view content, and complete the CME posttest and evaluation. Provide only one (1) answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering 3 out of 4 of the posttest questions correctly. Upon receipt of the completed materials, if a satisfactory score on the posttest is achieved, Vindico Medical Education will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Certificate.


Disclosures

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control.

The authors disclose that they do have significant financial interests in any products or class of products discussed directly or indirectly in this activity, including research support.


Activity Chair and Faculty report the following relationship(s)

Michael Gaisa, MD, PhD 
Consulting Fee: ViiV Healthcare

Stephen E. Goldstone, MD, FACS 
Consulting Fee: THD
Speakers Bureau: THD
Contracted Research: Antiva, Inovio, Medtronic

Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD, MACP, FAAP 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Reviewers report the following relationship(s)

Ronald A. Codario, MD, EMBA, FACP, FNLA, RPVI, CHCP
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Ronald A. Codario, Jr., MD
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Vindico Medical Education staff report the following relationship(s)

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Signed disclosures are on file at Vindico Medical Education, Office of Medical Affairs and Compliance.


Unlabeled and Investigational Usage

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non-FDA approved or investigational use of products/devices.


Copyright Statement

Created and published by Vindico Medical Education, 6900 Grove Road, Building 100, Thorofare, NJ 08086-9447. Telephone: 856-994-9400; Fax: 856-384-6680. Printed in the USA. Copyright © 2019 Vindico Medical Education. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from the publisher. The material presented at or in any of Vindico Medical Education continuing medical education activities does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Vindico Medical Education. Neither Vindico Medical Education nor the faculty endorse or recommend any techniques, commercial products, or manufacturers. The faculty/authors may discuss the use of materials and/or products that have not yet been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information before treating patients or utilizing any product.


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