FP Essentials™

Immigrant and Refugee Health

Edition #423 | August 2014

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  • Summarize the history, physical examination, and testing that are required before immigrant or refugee admission to the United States.
  • Summarize the processes and agencies involved in refugee relocation to the United States.
  • State the questions used in the Explanatory Model Approach to help identify patient beliefs about health and illness.
  • Identify subgroups of immigrants that are at risk of specific mental health issues.
  • Describe the most common infectious diseases seen in immigrants and refugees to the United States.
  • Identify infectious disease testing that should be obtained after immigrant or refugee arrival in the United States.
  • Summarize the infectious diseases for which immigrants and refugees are treated before arrival in the United States.
  • Describe the health care challenges and disparities experienced by immigrants and refugees who have limited English proficiency.
  • Recognize the importance of using qualified professional interpreters during health care encounters with patients who have limited English proficiency.

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