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CCFC webinar: Provider interventions to increase HPV vaccination in the United States

CCFC is excited to announce our upcoming webinar series, “Strategies to increase HPV vaccination among your patients”. The first webinar, “Provider interventions to increase HPV vaccination in the United States: A successful quality improvement example”, will be led by Alix Casler, MD, FAAP.

Date: Thursday September 3, 2015
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 PM EDT
Webinar link:
Phone number: 919-962-2733 (This telephone number will provide sound for the webinar.)

Dr. Casler will refer to the following documents during her presentation, which are shared with permission from Merck and may be used in your practice:

Adolescent/Pediatric vaccination checklist
Adult vaccination checklist
Health care provider ideas for improving vaccination rates

This webinar will include an overview of:

  • Different options for quality improvement (QI) to improve HPV vaccination coverage
  • Specifics of the implementation of a quality improvement project in a Florida pediatric clinic with successful results
  • Lessons learned for future implementation of this intervention with providers
  • Pros and cons of this QI project from the provider prospective

Dr. Alix Casler is a pediatrician who has been in practice at Physician Associates in Central Florida for 20 years. She is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at The University of Central Florida College of Medicine, The Florida State College of Medicine, and The University of Florida. She has been working in Quality Improvement for several years, having studied at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Cambridge Massachusetts. In 2014, she assumed the role of Medical Director for Quality of Orlando Health Physician Enterprise, Outpatient Division, a group of over 400 practitiadultoners. Her quality improvement projects have encompassed Pediatric Asthma, HPV immunization rates, flu vaccine and pneumococcal immunization initiatives, care pathway development for adult diabetes, among others.  Her current focus is in outpatient pediatrics. She was the 2014 recipient of the William B. Hornick teaching award which is the highest honor awarded clinical faculty by the UCF College of Medicine.

If you are unable to attend, please check back soon for the archived recording.

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