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Borders and Barriers: How Population Health Nurses Are Moving Upstream to Address Refugee Health in Oregon

July 25, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, Kristen Beiers-Jones, MN, reviews how population health nurses in Oregon are moving upstream to improve refugee health.

Quick Facts

Topics: Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Kristen Beiers-Jones, MN, reviews how population health nurses in Oregon are moving upstream to improve refugee health.

Air date: July 25, 2017, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)

Learning Objectives

  • Identify three reasons why health insurance lapses for refugee populations.
  • List three common consequences of health insurance lapse among refugee populations.
  • List two system-level solutions for preventing health insurance lapses among refugee populations.
  • Consider the connections between social justice and health care access.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; maternal and child health specialists; primary care specialists and community health workers; health educators; refugee and immigrant service providers

Slides and Resources

Recording

A recording of this webinar is available through PH LearnLink.

Quick Facts

Topics: Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

Presenter

Kristen Beiers-Jones, MN, Assistant Professor, Oregon Health Sciences University School of Nursing

Discussion Questions

  1. Who are the most common refugee groups in the northwest, and what are their major health concerns?
  2. What are common barriers refugees face in accessing health care in your area?
  3. What are useful strategies for helping population health professionals move from care coordination to systems changes?

Competencies

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