Continuing Education

Introduction to the WTC Health Program

The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program provides medical monitoring and treatment for emergency responders, recovery and cleanup workers, and volunteers who helped after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, at the WTC, the Pentagon, and the crash site near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The WTC Health Program also provides health evaluations and treatment for eligible people who were present in the dust or dust cloud on 9/11 or who worked, resided, or attended school, childcare, or adult daycare in the New York City disaster area for a period of time on 9/11 and/or during the following months. The CME/CE activities below will explain details of the WTC Health Program, as well as provide clinical information for screening and treating patients who may have been exposed to these sites.

Screening and Treatment of Responders and Survivors and the WTC Health Program

Cancer and the World Trade Center Health Program CME/CE

Cancer screening and treatment is covered under the WTC Health Program. Have you asked your cancer patients where they were on 9/11?

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Advances in the Screening and Treatment for WTC Responders and Survivors CME/CE

What have we learned since 9/11 about disaster response and the medical needs of responders and survivors?

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Airway, Digestive, and Mental Health Comorbidities in WTC Responders and Survivors CME/CE

If a patient said he was a 9/11 responder or survivor, would you know what medical and mental health comorbidities to consider?

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Health Risks Associated with 9/11 and the WTC Disaster: Lessons Learned CME/CE

Fourteen years later, are you familiar with the 9/11 health risks?

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After the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks: The World Trade Center Health Program and Disaster Response CME/CE

Do you have patients with conditions that may be as a result of exposure on 9/11?

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Research to Care Community Engagement Event on 9/11 Health CME/CE

The goal of this educational activity is to explain the environmental hazards associated with the 9/11 attacks and provide information about the World Trade Center Health Program.

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