Human papillomavirus and teenagers: increasing knowledge and assessing barriers to vaccination

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: MACLEAN, Linda (Washington State University, College of Pharmacy, Spokane, United States)
  • Co-author(s): Shannon Panther: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
    Courtney Mayo: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
    Hope Tran: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
    Kimberly McKeirnan: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
    Linda Garrelts Maclean:
    Julie Akers: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    Middle school students were given a 15-minute educational presentation developed by student pharmacists regarding HPV, the link to cancer, and available vaccines. A pretest-posttest model evaluated student interest in receiving the HPV vaccine and willingness to discuss the vaccine with their parents.  Survey data was analyzed via Chi..

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