You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Monday Aug 26, 8am-9:30 am
Monday, August 26, 2019 at 08:00 AM until 09:30 AM
This class is also being offered on
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 ( Ketchikan, AK )
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Location Name
Bartlett Hospital - Robert F. Valliant Administration Building Boardroom
3260 Hospital Dr
State / Province
Zip / Postal Code
United States
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

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UAA Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce - Alaska's AHEC
Dr Melissa Hardesty


C.E. Credit for Physician: 1.00
Specialization: AAFP - Prescribed
This Live activity, You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention , from 02/01/2019 - 01/31/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Training Overview Description

Learn the Facts:
Get information on the burden of HPV cancers in Alaska, the appropriate HPV vaccination schedule for your patients age, and how to respond to parents questions about the HPV vaccine.

Presented by: Dr. Melissa Hardesty
Dr. Hardesty is a board certified gynecologic oncologist. She completed a 4 year
fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Washington with experience in many complex surgical and medical situations. Before completing her fellowship, Dr. Hardesty (formerly Dr. Thrall) worked in rural Arizona close to the Navajo
reservation as an OB GYN. Dr. Hardesty is passionate about providing care to the women of Alaska with gynecologic cancers and complex pelvic disorders.

This event is coordinated and sponsored by the American Cancer Society and Let Every Woman Know Alaska.
*Funding for this presentation was also made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Grant No.1H23IP000960 to the National AHEC Organization. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Additional HPV Provider resources are available at

Event-specific Details

Light Breakfast will be served!
Conference Room # TBD.

Adolescent Health
Primary Care
Womens Health
Family Medicine Physician
Registered Nurse - CNS
Registered Nurse
Public Health Nurse
Nurse Educator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Administrator
Licensed Practical Nurse
CNA/NA (Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant)
Physician Assistant
Other Nurse Practitioner
Other Mid-Level Providers
NP - Women's Health
NP - Psychiatric
NP - Pediatric
NP - Family Practice
Medical Assistant
Community Health Practitioner (CHP)
Community Health Aide (CHA)
Health Educator
Public Health Specialist
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