Presented by the California Rural Indian Health Board
September 16, 2021
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. PDT
Prevention of cervical cancer screening has been a story of success– Mostly. But it is also a story that is confusing and keeps changing as we learn more about the vital role that HPV plays. Join us for a facilitated discussion designed to give you an engaging educational experience and practical information. Patty Cason is a nurse practitioner on the board of ASCCP and a national expert on cervical cancer prevention. She will engage with you in a talking circle to answer your questions and shed light on the confusion about HPV and why anyone ever still gets cervical cancer.
Patty Cason is a family nurse practitioner, trainer, and educator with a specialty in sexual and reproductive health. She has practiced for 38 years in a wide variety of clinical and academic settings and is a contracted consultant to training agencies, non-profits, and state departments of health across the United States. Patty developed the “PATH” framework for person-centered reproductive goals and contraception counseling. She is an editor of the 21st Edition of Contraceptive Technology for which she wrote a seminal chapter on reproductive goals and contraception counseling. Patty serves on the ASCCP Board of directors, the National Medical Committee for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and several advisory boards including the Clinical Training Center for Family Planning. Patty loves making videos to demonstrate counseling skills. Other publications include research and opinion pieces in peer reviewed journals, nationally utilized on-line learning courses, textbook chapters, clinical protocols, job aids, and manuals.