Cancer and the World Trade Center Health Program - WD2810

Elizabeth M. Ward, PhD; Michael A. Crane, MD, MPH; Mark R. Farfel, ScD; David J. Prezant, MD
CE Expiration Date: 3/1/2021

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Program Description

The goal of this activity is to educate clinicians about the association between cancer and exposure to 9/11 terrorist sites as well as health services the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program offers survivors and responders at risk of exposure or undergoing treatment for cancer.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Explain why the WTCHP added cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 (Zadroga Act)
  2. Recognize what cancers and screenings are covered by the WTCHP
  3. Identify the process for determining the WTC-relatedness of a disease in a patient with cancer suspected to be due to WTC exposure
  4. Analyze the healthcare status and needs of a patient with cancer suspected to be due to WTC exposure

Faculty/Credentials

Elizabeth M. Ward, PhD

Elizabeth M. Ward, PhD

Senior Vice President, Intramural Research, American Cancer Society

Michael A. Crane, MD, MPH

Michael A. Crane, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health, Medical Director, World Trade Center Health Program Clinical Center of Excellence, Associate Professor, Preventive Medicine at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine

Mark R. Farfel, ScD

Mark R. Farfel, ScD

Director, WTC Health Registry, NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

David J. Prezant, MD

David J. Prezant, MD

Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York Chief Medical; Officer, Co-Director, WTC Health Program, New York City Fire Department, New York, New York

Origination Date

March 1, 2017

Renewal Date

March 1, 2019

Expiration Date

March 1, 2021

URL:

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/860784

Target Audience

Administrators, CHES Certified Health Educators, Licenses Practical/ Vocational Nurses, MDs, Medical Assistants, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Technicians, Other Health Educators, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Physician Assistants, Program Managers, Registered Nurses

Format

Enduring Material, web-on-demand

Contact Information

World Trade Center Health Program
202-245-0625

Accreditation Statements

CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of (0.5) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides (0.4) contact hours.

Logo for Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education with 4 letters in a simple square, A and C on top, P and E on bottomCPE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive (0.045) CEUs in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-9999-19-112-H04-P.

Category This activity has been designated as Knowledge-based.

Once credit is claimed, an unofficial statement of credit is immediately available on TCEOnline. Official credit will be uploaded within 60 days on the NABP/CPE Monitor.

Disclosure

In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, our content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Medscape, LLC are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)

In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WD2810 - Cancer and the World Trade Center Health Program please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before 3/1/2021

  • Complete the activity
  • Complete the Evaluation at TCEOnline
  • Pass the posttest at 75% at TCEOnline

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

Hardware/Software Requirements

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  • A computer with an Internet connection.
  • Internet Explorer 8.x or higher, the latest versions of Firefox or Safari, or any other W3C standards compliant browser.
  • Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML5 capable browser may be required for video or audio playback.
  • Occasionally other additional software may be required such as PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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