Methodist to Offer Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Education Event for Health Care Professionals Only – A Road to an HPV Cancer Free Generation - July 24, 2018

Methodist Hospitals is partnering with the American Cancer Society and the Indiana Immunization Coalition to present an educational seminar to health care professionals – HPV Vaccine: A Road to an HPV Cancer Free Generation.  Attendees will learn about HPV related cancers and how health care professionals can work to eliminate them in the next generation.  This event is open to physicians and healthcare professionals and free Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits will be offered to all that attend.

Event Topics and speakers will include the following:

HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancers
Aidnag Diaz, MD Radiation Oncologist, Rush University

Overcoming Barriers and Addressing Objections
Dr. Sarah Bosslet, President, Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Witham Pediatrics

The event will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018; from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Purdue University Northwest, 2200 169th. Street, Hammond, IN, in the Student Union Library Building – Alumni Hall. Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.  For additional information contact Gail Magsaysay, RN, Oncology Navigator at Methodist Hospitals, or call 219-757-7034.

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About Methodist Hospitals
Methodist Hospitals is a community-based, not-for-profit health system with two full-service acute care facilities in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana, that has been leading the way to better health for residents of Northwest Indiana for almost 100 years.  Methodist Hospitals offers a number of award – winning programs, including its Neuroscience, Oncology, Heart and Vascular Institutes and Breast Care Center. Its range of services also includes Women & Children’s Services, Bariatric Surgery services, Emergency & Trauma services, Immediate Care Centers, Orthopedics & Spine services, comprehensive Rehabilitation services, Behavioral Health and Home Health Services. It is designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


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