Jennifer E. Girotto, PharmD, is an associate clinical professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Connecticut, and an antimicrobial stewardship co-director at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Pharmacists can use their role in the community to promote and educate patients on the need for HPV vaccination.
Additionally, pharmacists can use technology to reach out to patients to educate them and remind them to complete the vaccination series.
The goal of this activity is to educate pharmacists and pharmacy technicians about current vaccine recommendations so that they can identify adolescent and adult patients who may need vaccinations. Readers will also gain knowledge about where to obtain information about current vaccine recommendations.