3064.0 Immigration Health Care : Disrupting Illegal Barriers

Monday, October 27, 2008: 8:30 AM
Health inequities require the attention of all health care providers. As a discipline with a social mandate to care for all populations, PHNs are required to work toward "disrupting any borders" which contibute to health inequities experienced by immigrants.
Session Objectives: Articulate the challenges of providing health care to undocumented health care clients. Analyze the process of transitioning from a utilitarian ethical principle to one of justice when providing public health nursing care for all populations within the U.S.

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers SPIG, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health, Latino Caucus, Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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