TABLE 5

Successful Techniques in Advocating for HPV Vaccine

Perspectives of parents
 ∙Want to prevent cancer
 ∙Trust provider recommendations
 ∙Think benefits outweigh the risks
 ∙Want a strong recommendation
 ∙Providers should emphasize cancer prevention
Techniques shared by providers
 ∙Normalize the HPV vaccine
 ∙Coadminister with other vaccines
 ∙Give a strong recommendation
  • Adapted with permission from Perkins RB, Clark JA, Apte G, et al. Missed opportunities for HPV vaccination in adolescent girls: a qualitative study. Pediatrics. 2014;134(3). Available at: www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/134/3/e666