An evidence-based protocol to improve HPV vaccine initiation rates at a county immunization clinic
Claire 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
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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.
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