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
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.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
- 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)
- Recognize what cancers and screenings are covered by the WTCHP
- Identify the process for determining the WTC-relatedness of a disease in a patient with cancer suspected to be due to WTC exposure
- Analyze the healthcare status and needs of a patient with cancer suspected to be due to WTC exposure
Elizabeth M. Ward, PhD
Senior Vice President, Intramural Research, American Cancer Society
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
Director, WTC Health Registry, NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
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
March 1, 2017
March 1, 2019
March 1, 2021
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
Enduring Material, web-on-demand
World Trade Center Health Program
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.
CPE: 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.
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