The Role of Pharmacists in Reducing the Risk of HPV-related Cancers and Diseases

May 5, 2021 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Digital Delivery (Zoom Webinar) – 1200 W 73rd Avenue, Vancouver BC

There are vaccines that can prevent cancer and reduce cancer risk. Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines can prevent infection with viruses that can cause cervical cancer and many other cancers. Join Ajit Johal as he reviews the current adult HPV immunization recommendations as well as what strategic role pharmacists have for improving adult immunization rates.

Learning objectives

After participating in this webinar, participants will be better able to:

  • Review the current key adult Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) immunization recommendations
  • Examine the evidence behind adult HPV immunization
  • Discuss the strategic role of pharmacists for improving adult immunization rates
  • Appreciate the value of the pharmacist recommendation for HPV vaccination

About the Speaker:

Ajit has been providing immunizations and clinical education since 2012. As a community pharmacist, he is an accessible provider of immunizations to patients in the community. In 2018, he started an organization called immunize.io, with a mission statement of "taking our best shot at immunizing the world". Through "immunize.io" he has worked with numerous organizations and communities to address “vaccine hesitancy” and improve access to vaccinations. Ajit is also a clinical instructor for the University of British Columbia Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program. At UBC he coordinates the elective course for UBC Pharmacy students in travel health and immunizations.

CCCEP Accreditation

This program is CCCEP accredited for 1.0 CEU.

  • CCCEP Number: 1092-2021-3179-L-P
  • Date Accredited: 2020-04-08
  • Author: Ajit Johal

Registration Information

This event is complimentary to members. The fee for non-members is $50.

Registration closes an hour prior to the start of the webinar, at 5:00 PM. On the day of the webinar, you will receive a link to the webinar by email. The email will come from noreply@zoom.us and could be in your junk folder.

Please Note: A BCPhA account is required to register for this event. If you do not have a login account or if you are unsure if you have a login, please fill out the Account Creation Form and a member of the BCPhA team will contact you. Accounts can be created free of charge with valid College registration.