An evidence-based protocol to improve HPV vaccine initiation rates at a county immunization clinic
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2020-09-21T21:27:19Z
Author DetailsClaire Renee Steiner, BSN, RN; Brenda L. Cassidy, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC -- School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Jason Dechant, PhD, MA, Health Promotion and Development, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Lauren Brungo, MPH, BSN, RN, Allegheny County Health Department Immunizations Walk-in Clinic, Allegheny County Health Department, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for 26,900 cancer cases each year in the USA, but not all teenagers are vaccinated against it. This project examines vaccine initiation rates before and after implementation of a multi-modal protocol at a nurse-run immunization clinic. Rates increased with use of same way/same day recommendations.
Conference Name31st International Nursing Research Congress
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International
Conference LocationVirtual Event
NotesItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Sigma Repository, unless otherwise noted.
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