Vaccinating Today for More Tomorrows: Best Practices & Quality Improvement Measures

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Date & Location
Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Institute of Learning & Research, Danville, VA

Target Audience
Multiple Specialties

In the context of improving HPV vaccination rates, learn from experts in their fields about tried-and-true best practices and quality improvement measures that can be applied to this and many other aspects of your medical practice.

  1. Describe the burden of diseases caused by types of HPV included in the current HPV vaccine
  2. Identify the ages at which HPV vaccine is routinely recommended in the United States.
  3. Identify at least one strategy that you could implement in your work setting to increase HPV vaccine coverage.
  4. Describe the relevant principles behind an effective QI project in medical practice.
  5. Discuss methods applied to a successful QI project to increase HPV vaccination rates in a large, multi-office pediatric group in Central Florida.
  6. Recognize relevant barriers to QI in primary care pediatrics.
  7. Develop strategies to assist busy primary care pediatric practices in their QI efforts to increase HPV vaccination rates.
  8. Explain the rationale for promoting HPV vaccine as part of the adolescent vaccine platform.
  9. Identify at least three ways that “Bug Your Doc” patient educational materials can be used in primary care practices or community settings.
  10. Explain what practice facilitation, or quality improvement coaching, is.

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VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.