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CME/CE Courses on HPV and Cervical Disease Announced for March, May

March 13, 2017

The Every Woman Counts program offers an in-person course entitled “HPV & Cervical Disease: Risk-based Management of Screening Results”as a continuing education (CE) credit for providers who perform cervical cancer screening. Courses will be held in various California cities.

The course will be taught by Patty Cason, M.S., FNP-BC, a renowned expert in disease of the genital tract. Course topics include:

  • Human papillomavirus infection (HPV) and risk of cervical disease
  • Screening and management guidelines
  • Pap collection: optimal technique
  • HPV test as screening: interim guidance
  • Nomenclature changes
  • Prevention
  • Patient communication

Upcoming courses

March 24, 2017
Chico, CA

May 5, 2017
San Pedro, CA

May 19, 2017
San Jose, CA

Participants can earn either five American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award Category 1 continuing medical education (CME) credits or six Nursing CE contact hours. Providers can register for the course at the HPV & Cervical Disease: Risk-based management of screening results Web page of The Training Center website.

For more information, refer to Kelly Grande (Training Coordinator at the Institute for Public Health [IPH], San Diego State University) at kgrande@mail.sdsu.edu or (619) 594-6812.