Health Risks Associated with 9/11 and the WTC Disaster: Lessons Learned - WB2812

Iris G. Udasin, MD; Denise Harrison, MD; Paul Park, PsyD; Laurie I. Ishak, JD, MA;
CME / CE Released: 3/1/2019; Valid for credit through 3/1/2021

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Program Description

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

Objectives

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

  1. Identify immediate, short- and long-term health risks posed by exposure to disaster and/or terrorist attacks to responders and survivors
  2. Identify comorbidities most common in survivors and responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania sites
  3. Assess the healthcare status and needs of the survivors and responders from the 9/11 attacks

Faculty/Credentials

  • Iris G. Udasin, MD, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine; Director of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute Clinical Center & Employee Health, Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Paul Park, PsyD, Mental Health Clinician, World Trade Center Clinical Center of Excellence, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Laurie I. Ishak, JD, MA, Deputy Director, World Trade Center Health Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Denise Harrison, MD, Director, World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program; Associate Medical Director, Bellevue/NYU Occupational Medicine Clinic; Assistant Professor of Medicine and Environmental Medicine

Origination Date

March 1, 2017

Renewal Date

March 1, 2019

Expiration Date

March 1, 2021

URL

https://www.cdc.gov/wtc/training_healthRisks.html

Target Audience

Administrators, 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

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 (0.75) 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 (0.7) contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer (0.1) CEU's for this program.

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This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive (0.07) CEUs in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-9999-19-110-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, 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. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

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 WB2812- Health Risks Associated with 9/11 and the WTC Disaster: Lessons Learned 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 100% at TCEOnline

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

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