The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began measuring immunization rates among US teens age 13-17 years in 2006 using the National Immunization Survey-Teen. Since that time, immunization rates among US teens have increased steadily. While these improvements are encouraging, gaps in coverage still remain, particularly for HPV vaccination.
- Describe the rationale for US adolescent vaccination recommendations
- Identify gaps in current US adolescent vaccine coverage rates
- Describe the risks associated with missing recommended adolescent vaccines
- Discuss ways to integrate the 16-year-old platform into practice in order to increase adolescent vaccine uptake
|Activity Number||Credit Amount||Accreditation Period|
|0206-9999-18-022-H06-P||0.1 CEUs||August 22, 2018 - August 22, 2021|