$35 – $150

Refugee Health Primer: Optimizing Primary Care for Refugee Newcomers 2020

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Women's College Hospital (Auditorium)

76 Grenville Street

Toronto, ON M5S 1B2

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Event description

Description

A one-day conferece on clinical care and health systems navigation for primary care providers serving refugee newcomers.

Co-hosted by the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine and Women's College Hospital.

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 7 Mainpro+ credits.


Objectives

At the end of this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the refugee processing system and how it intersects with the health of refugee populations

  • Identify the common and most serious health challenges that confront their refugee patients and describe an initial approach to management of these conditions

  • Describe health insurance coverage for refugees and refugee claimants

  • Identify the resources available in their community to help their refugee patients navigate the health care system and social supports

Session Topics

  • The Refugee Experience

  • Latent Tuberculosis Infection

  • Women's Health Highlights: What's Known and What's Emerging?

  • WHO’s on first: Migrants/refugees in the Push for Viral Hepatitis Elimination

  • Food for Thought: Growth-related Challenges in Refugee Children New to Canada

  • Screening and treatment strategies for strongyloides and schistosomiasis in refugees and immigrants

  • Connecting to Care: Navigating Interim Federal Health Insurance for Refugee Patients and other Supports

  • Refugee Mental Health: Discard Disease, Discover Distress?

  • Patient/Client Advocacy – What Is It? And What Can We Do as Health Professionals?


For more information,please visit: https://www.dfcm.utoronto.ca/refugee-health-primer-optimizing-primary-care-refugee-newcomers-greater-toronto-area

or contact dfcm.globalhealth@utoronto.ca

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Women's College Hospital (Auditorium)

76 Grenville Street

Toronto, ON M5S 1B2

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Save This Event

Event Saved