HPV Disparities and African American Women

Monday, April 30, 2018

12:00pm - 1:00pm CST/1:00pm - 2:00pm EST





Registration open through 4/27/2018 10:45 PM Central Time (US & Canada)


Please join HCET for an engaging webinar addressing sociological factors in HPV-related disparities in African American women. After this event, you will be able to:


1. Name ways to provide HPV care to African American patients with a culturally sensitive approach.
2. Identify variables that influence the decision to accept the HPV vaccine.




Linda Blount, MPH joined the Black Women's Health Imperative as the president and chief executive officer in February 2014. As president and CEO, Linda oversees the strategic direction for the Imperative and is responsible for moving the organization forward in its mission to achieve health equity, as well as reproductive justice for Black women. Before joining the Imperative, Linda served as the vice president of programmatic impact for the United Way of Greater Atlanta, where she led the effort to eliminate inequalities in health, income, education and housing through place- and population-based work. Prior to that position, Linda was the first-ever national vice president of health disparities at the American Cancer Society. There, she was responsible for providing strategic vision and leadership to the Society and its 12 geographic divisions to reduce cancer incidence and mortality among underserved populations and to develop a nationwide health equity policy.


Registration for this webinar is $25.00.

The fee for this webinar is waived for family planning clinics under contract with State of Wisconsin & State of Illinois Family Planning Programs.


Nurses, nurse practitioners, reproductive and sexual health advocates, sexual health educators, physician assistants, and other clinical staff that provide reproductive and sexual health care services.

Continuing Education

One (1.0) nursing contact hour is available for this event.

*Health Care Education and Training, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-410, 12/1/2018)

Support provided by

Support provided by the Wisconsin DPH WH-FP/RH Program and Illinois Department of Public Health-Office of Women's Health and Family Services.

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HCET's mission is to provide comprehensive program development, education, and training to improve reproductive and sexual health outcomes.