A mother comes to your office and complains that her daughter's school is pushing HPV vaccination. She explains that her daughter is only 11-years old and is not sexually active. She asks for your advice. How do you respond? What would you tell her about the HPV vaccine? What would you tell her about HPV?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 12:09 pm ad1c9bdddf
When responding to a parent that is concerned and wants advice about a vaccination, it is important to be compassionate and understanding. It is also important that you are able to provide factual information to the parent. In this case, you can explain to the mother that the CDC recommends that preteen girls, at around the age of 11 or 12, receive the HPV vaccine. It is recommended for this age group because of the fact that boys and girls at this age, like her daughter, are usually not yet sexually active. The vaccine will offer the best protection for her daughter if she is able to develop an immune response before becoming sexually active (CDC, HPV vaccines, 2013).
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This article addresses how to respond to a parent that is concerned about having a child vaccinated for human papillomavirus (HPV). The parent and/or patient should be given information about the virus, information about what types of problems the virus can cause, and how people get infected with the virus. They should also be given factual information about the HPV vaccination process and the protection that it provides.
HPV Clinic Development Plan.
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