Document Type : Nursing Case Study
Paper Format : APA
The evidence-based project idea is evaluating whether educating adolescence using social networks will increase HPV awareness and consequently increase vaccination compliance in this high risk group. This is because HPV is listed by evidence based research as the most common STI among the adolescents in the USA. In addition, the infection is linked with cervical cancer, oropharynx, oral cavity, anus and genital sites cancers (Weaver et al., 2010). According to Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, there are about 20 million new incidences of HPV in the USA, where 50% of the people belong to age group of 15-24 years (CDC, 2016). This illustrates the relevance of this research. This is an evidence based project because I intend to explore the available literature on increasing HPV awareness among the adolescent to identify the most recommended strategy by the various evidence based study. In addition, the aim of the study is to improve clinical outcomes and not to generate new evidence like in research projects………………..