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HPV Symposium - An Active Learning Workshop – Human Papillomavirus Risk and Prevention – Protecting Future Generations - FREE Symposium

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - Registration deadline March 22, 2017.

LSU Health Shreveport - Main Auditorium
a Continuing Medical Education, Continuing Nursing Education and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education activity sponsored by

LSU Health Shreveport

Departments of Medical Library Science, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Pediatrics, and Surgery – Division of Colorectal Surgery in conjunction with University Health Shreveport, Hospital Education and Standards and University Hospital, Pharmacy or BRFHH Shreveport LLC.

Due to the need to indicate lunch preferences, please go to to register. 

Registration Required by March 22, 2017.

While this education event is free it is limited to 250 attendees.


7:00 - 8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 - 8:10

Welcome and Overview
Julia M. Esparza, MLS, AHIP

8:10 - 8:30

Human papillomavirus (HPV) Threat to the Future.
Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr. MD

8:30 - 8:50

Oral Cancers Associated with Persistent HPV Infection
Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, FACS

8:50 - 9:10

Gynecologic Cancers Associated with Persistent HPV Infection
Danielle B. Cooper, MD, FACOG

9:10 - 9:30

Rectal/Anal Cancers Associated with Persistent HPV Infection
Arielle C. DuBose, MD

9:30 - 9:40 


9:40 - 10:00

State of HPV Vaccination in Louisiana
Stacy Hall, RN, MSN

10:00 - 10:40

Communication Approaches: Talking with Parents and Young Adults to Increase HPV Vaccination
Mark Cogburn, PhD

10:40 - 10:50

Transfer to Group Room

Small Group sessions

10:50 - 11:50

Scenario 1 - My Child is or I am Not Sexually Active - Convincing a Parent or Young Adult Now is the Time to Vaccinate

11:50 - 12:10

Lunch – In Small Group Rooms

12:10 - 1:10

Scenario 2 - Vaccines are Harmful - Convincing the fearful Parent or Young Adult to Vaccinate

1:10 - 2:10

Scenario 3 - Vaccines Don't Work - Convincing the Doubtful Parent or Young Adult to Vaccinate

2:10 - 2:25



After participating in this activity, learners will be able to:

  1. describe Human Papillomavirus, current infection rates, the few features acute infection, and the role of persistent HPV infection in cancers.
  2. articulate the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Advisory Committee on Immunization recommendations on Human Papillomavirus Vaccination to parents and young adults
  3. provide the communication skills needed to positively discuss common HPV and HPV vaccination issues  in a proactive manner with parents or young adults to promote vaccination


The course is designed to help healthcare providers understand the current state of HPV persistent infection diseases and for the healthcare providers to practice in a safe non-judgmental environment having difficult conversations with parents and young adults to promote vaccination.


The target audience for this activity includes physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, residents, fellows, medical students and other healthcare providers.


Louisiana State University Health Shreveport, School of Medicine is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Louisiana State University Health Shreveport, School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


5.5 contact hours of continuing education credit will be awarded to Registered Nurses upon successful completion of this offering.

University Health Shreveport is an approved provider of continuing education by the South Central Accreditation Program, an accredited approver by the American Nurses credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


BRFHH Shreveport LLC. Department of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.


It is the policy of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center of Shreveport, School of Medicine, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All individuals who are in a position to control the content of this live activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity.  Mechanisms to ensure that presentations are free from commercial bias are in place.  Faculty will also disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation.  Full disclosure of this information will be published in conference materials. 

This project has been supported in part or in full by Federal funds through the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health under award number UG54LM012345 with the University of North Texas Health Science Center. The content is the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.

Activity Director and Planning Committee

Julia M. Esparza, MLS, AHIP
Associate Professor and Head, User Education and Outreach Services
Department of Medical Library Science
LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine

Mary M. Smith, RN, BSN, MSA
Director, Hospital Education and Standards
University Health Shreveport

Jason Lafitte, PharmD
Pharmacy Director
University Health Shreveport

Guest Faculty

Stacy Hall, RN, MSN
Immunization Program Director
Office of Public Health Immunizations Program
Department of Health and Hospitals
State of Louisiana

LSU Health – Shreveport Faculty

Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr., MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Pediatrics
Director, Clinical Virology Laboratory – Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, FACS
Jack W. Pou Endowed Professor and Chairman
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Director of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Feist-Weiller Cancer Center

Danielle B. Cooper, MD, FACOG
Associate Professor of Clinical OB/GYN
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Arielle C. DuBose, MD
Assistant Professor and Associate Director, Undergraduate Education
Department of Surgery – Division of Colorectal Surgery

Mark Cogburn, PhD
Director of Student Mental Health Services
Department of Psychiatry

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