Webcast CME

Prevention of HPV-Related Cancers and Disease in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: A Health Systems Approach

Strategies to Address Misconceptions and Educate Parents and Patients on HPV-vaccination


Release date: September 21, 2020
Expiration date: September 20, 2022

Estimated Time of Completion: 16 minutes


Parental misconceptions have been identified as a significant barrier to HPV vaccination. This educational video discusses those common misconceptions and strategies for addressing parents and patients concerns related to vaccination.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss patient- and system-related barriers to achieving national standards for HPV vaccination
  2. Formulate strategies to address parent/patient questions and concerns about HPV vaccination requirements
  3. Implement tools to identify and immunize children, adolescents, and young adults

Target Audience


This educational activity is designed for family medicine, internal medicine, and pediatric health care professionals.



In support of improving patient care, Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Activity Director and Faculty

Activity Director

Kimberly Giuliano, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Planning Committee


Cleveland Clinic

Cheryl L Cairns, DNP
Amanda Hall
Adam Keating, MD
Molly Mooney, CHCP


Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning

Katlyn Cooper
Richard Keenan
Ritesh Kothari, MS
Natasha Mitchner, PhD
Vanessa Senatore




Cheryl L Cairns, DNP
Kimberly Giuliano, MD
Adam Keating, MD

CME Disclaimer


The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.


In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.


All Directors, Planning Committee Members and Faculty have indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.


The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education acknowledges an educational grant for support of this activity from Merck & Company.