Patient-Centered Conversations About HPV + Abnormal Test Resultsand Efficient

Event Price
Free / $20 for CEUs

Date: December 4, 2020
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (PST)


  • Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC, President, Envision SRH
  • Michael Policar, MD, MPH, Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco

More information about our presenters can be found here.

Webinar Overview:

People experiencing health challenges that are potentially frightening or life threatening may find it hard to take in the information they need to make informed decisions about their diagnosis and to support self-care. This session will focus on techniques for providing trauma informed, patient-centered communication during conversations about abnormal test results, management recommendations, and HPV. Participants will learn strategies for engaging patients in a discussion about an HPV diagnosis or HPV-related disease in ways that provide accurate information in language that is understandable and not fear-inducing. Participants will learn what to include in conversations with patients about treatment options for selected conditions. Special focus will be given to delivering bad news about recurrent disease after prior treatment or an invasive cancer diagnosis.

Who should attend?

  • Clinicians
  • Nurses
  • Health Educators
  • Medical Assistants
  • Clinic + Health Center Managers

As a result of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss relevant facts about HPV with patients
  2. Demonstrate use of plain language
  3. Describe an information sandwich

Continuing Education

The course will offer the following continuing education credits:

Certified in Public Health (CPH):
This course is sponsored by Essential Access Health, an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners for 2.0 credits per webinar.

Health Educators (CHES®):
Essential Access Health, provider #98021, is designated as a provider of Category 1 continuing education contact hours in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Health educators attending this program may report up to 1.5 contact hours per webinar.

Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #CEP 12241, for 1.8 contact hours per webinar.


Essential Access Health is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Essential Access Health designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 per webinar AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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