3246.0 Immigration Health: Spanning Boundaries

Monday, October 27, 2008: 12:30 PM
Promoting human rights is imparative to the consideration of health care for underserved populations around the globe. These papers reflect the need to create supportive environments, and help reorient health care services to increase the health of all community residents.
Session Objectives: Describe the faculty-student process used to conduct bi-national action research. Identify barriers to formal health care among immigrant Spanish-speaking Latinas.

12:50 PM
Community nurses in Armenia: Task shifting for a new cadre of nurses
Sara Espada, MA, Susanna Onanyan, MD and Karine Gabrielyan, MD
1:30 PM
Spousal differences in the effects of neighborhood social context on immigrant cultural alienation
Arlene Michaels Miller, PhD, RN, Olga Sorokin, MPH, Dina Birman, PhD, Shannon N. Zenk, PhD and Jorgia Briones Connor, PhD(c), RN

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers SPIG, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health, Latino Caucus, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

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

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