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Renewal | New national cervical screening guidelines
August 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
In December 2017, the National Cervical Screening Program will change from two-yearly pap tests to five-yearly human papillomavirus (HPV) tests. The aim of the renewal is to ensure that all Australian women, HPV vaccinated and unvaccinated, have access to a cervical screening program that is acceptable, effective, efficient and based on current evidence.
- Describe the role human papillomavirus (HPV) plays in the etiology of cervical cancer
- Outline reasons why the National Cervical Screening Program is changing
- Discuss ways to prepare for transition to the new program