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HPV Information For Health Care Providers

Medi-Cal Update on HPV Vaccine
Billing and Policy letter from California Department of Health Services on Medi-Cal Reimbursement of HPV Vaccine for Medi-Cal eligibles.

Gardasil and Guillan-Barre Syndrome
A CDC fact sheet.

Provisional American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Recommendations on HPV vaccine
Information about the vaccine and the disease.

Posters from the CDC about HPV Vaccine and Preteen Health Visits
Links to posters aimed at different ethnic and racial groups which promote the HPV vaccine.

Exploring the Link Between HPV & Cervical Cancer
The California Family Health Council sponsored this course to support health care providers in learning about HPV, its link to cervical cancer and ways to screen, treat and help their clients prevent HPV.  This online training module is a recording of an audioconference broadcast November 14, 2006.  Downloadable course materials include powerpoint visuals, an audio recording, and written course materials.  Continuing education credit is available for a fee of $20.

Questions and Answers on the Safety and Efficacy of Gardasil (CDC, PDF)
Seven questions and answers about the vaccine's safety, and what is being done to monitor the safety.

HPV Information for Clinicians (CDC)
CDC’s HPV Clinician brochure with counseling messages for health care clinicians.

HPV Vaccines: What Health Care Providers Need to Know
A color flyer with information about the safety, effectiveness, and duration of the vaccine. Includes information on who should get the vaccine, and other recommendations. 

ACIP Final Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine  (3/12/07)
These recommendations represent the first statement by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on the use of a quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on June 8, 2006.

HPV Vaccine Information Statement (CDC) Español (Spanish)
A PDF file with information on who should get the vaccine, what HPV is, who should not get the vaccine, and more.

Webcast Training on Human Papillomavirus: the Disease and the Vaccine 
See a new two-part webcast featuring State public health experts. Each 20-minute program is available online from the California Distance Learning Health Network’s Public Health Cafe.

HPV and HPV Vaccine Information for Healthcare Providers (CDC)
Counseling messages for patients and a brochure

HPV Resources for Health Care Providers  (CMA Foundation)  The link is provided only for informational purposes and is not the official position of the Immunization Branch.

Last modified on: 1/19/2010 1:12 PM