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Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2015-2020

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The WI CCC Plan provides a common vision for health system leaders, advocates, policy makers, and researchers working to reduce the burden of cancer in Wisconsin. Choose a Priority below to view strategies, action steps, and resources to help support your work.

Priority 4: Increase HPV vaccine completion

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Click on one of the strategies below to find action steps for the selected strategy that you can use to implement the WI CCC Plan 2015-2020.

Strategies

Action Steps

  • Allow public health departments to vaccinate all eligible patients.
  • Increase availability of extended clinic hours.
  • Allow other non-physician health care providers to vaccinate all eligible patients.
  • Promote vaccination in schools.
  • Encourage HPV vaccination requirement for school enrollment.
  • Require all insurance carriers to cover the complete HPV vaccine series for all eligible patients at no cost.

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Action Steps

  • Implement media campaigns to inform the public on the importance of the HPV vaccine as a cancer prevention vaccine.
  • Develop targeted, culturally appropriate educational campaigns especially for patients with low HPV vaccination rates and their caregivers.
  • Encourage strong recommendations from doctors, nurses & other health care professionals about the impact of the HPV virus and the importance of cancer prevention.
  • Work with local immunization coalitions to disseminate information about the HPV vaccine within their communities.

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  • Encourage providers to give strong recommendations for the HPV vaccine.
  • Train health care providers to review patient vaccine history at all medical encounters and administer the HPV vaccine due at all medical encounters.
  • Implement office-based reminders for patients due for HPV vaccination.
  • Encourage parents and patients to schedule follow up appointments to administer remaining HPV vaccine doses when first dose is given.
  • Implement different methods (phone, text, email) to remind patients and caregivers to receive the HPV vaccine and follow-up doses.
  • Encourage health systems and clinics to permit non-physician health care providers to administer follow up doses of the HPV vaccine series.
  • Offer HPV vaccine continuing medical education for primary care, family medicine, obstetrics and advanced practice health care providers.
  • Create a statewide publicly reported metric on achievement of HPV vaccine completion.

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