ASHA is pleased to offer a series of videos on various issues surrounding HPV, from patient counseling to HPV vaccines. Also, in a two-part series, noted researcher and leader in the STD field Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield discusses HPV screening, diagnosis and prevention.
Recommending HPV Vaccines
HPV vaccines are safe and effective, yet uptake remains low among males and females for whom vaccination is recommended. A health care provider’s recommendation – along with delivery of just three core messages- makes all the difference in parental acceptance and intention to vaccinate. This four minute video will prep you to have brief but effective conversations with parents around HPV infections and vaccines.
Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield on HPV
Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield, a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Washington and a leader in STD prevention and research for more than 30 years, answers common questions about HPV. In Part 1, Dr. Handsfield discusses screening, diagnosis and prevention. In Part 2, he speaks answers questions about the emotional and psychological issues surrounding an HPV diagnosis.
HPV Vaccines and Your Patients
HPV vaccines are an important tool for HPV prevention. The video below is designed to address common questions parents and patients have about HPV vaccines.