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National Native Network Technical Assistance Webinar - HPV and Oral Care

  • Event Summary

    The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan's National Native Network present a webinar series: Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Register:

    Presenter: Chris Johnson, American Indian Cancer Foundation 

    Learning Objectives/Outcomes: By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: 1. Identify the relationship between oral cancer and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) for American Indians. 2. Screen patients for oral cancer risk factors and refer patients to a dental professional for oral exam. 3. Educate parents, adolescents, and young adults on the oral and HPV-related cancer burden for American Indians and how the HPV vaccine can help prevent oral cancer.

    Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.

    Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP13-1314 Consortium of National Networks to Impact Populations Experiencing Tobacco-Related and Cancer Health Disparities. Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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