Position Paper on HPV Immunization


The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) publishes its position

statements as a service to promote the awareness of certain issues to its members. The

information contained in the position statement is neither exhaustive nor exclusive to all

circumstances or individuals. Variables such as institutional human resource guidelines, state or

federal statutes, rules, or regulations, as well as regional environmental conditions, may impact

the relevance and implementation of these recommendations. APHON advises its members and

others to carefully and independently consider each of the recommendations (including the

applicability of same to any particular circumstance or individual). The position statement should

not be relied upon as an independent basis for care, but rather as a resource available to APHON

members or others. Moreover, no opinion is expressed herein regarding the quality of care that

adheres to or differs from APHON position statements. APHON reserves the right to rescind or

modify its position statements at any time.

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