Lunch and Learn: What You Need to Know About HPV and the HPV Vaccine

April 20, 2023
12 PM - 1:30 PM (PT)

In this Lunch & Learn, the Los Angeles County Oral Health Program discussed human papillomavirus (HPV), HPV-related pathology, and what your role as a public health or dental health care professional is in prevention through vaccination.

Learning objectives:

  1. Learn about LA County's implementation of state work plan activity 4.1.a
  2. Learn facts of human papillomavirus (HPV) and associated diseases
  3. Learn about HPV vaccination safety and recommended schedule by age
  4. Learn the different signs of oropharyngeal and oral cancers and the high risk factors for oropharyngeal cancer
  5. Understand how HPV cancer rates affect men and women differently
  6. Learn what steps public health and dental health care professionals can take to encourage HPV vaccines

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Recording (1:27:47)