Wednesday, May 9, 2012 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
Continuing Education Credits available!
Presented by: Elizabeth Barnett, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine.
Details: Dr. Elizabeth Barnett will present this webinar on "Infectious Disease Challenges in Refugees, from the Common to the Complex."
Dr. Barnett will first describe some of the common infectious disease issues for refugees. She will define eosinophilia and list some of the common causes in refugees. She will then describe different approaches to the assessment of refugees with eosinophilia. Lastly, she will identify resources for information about diagnosis and management of parasitic infections in refugees. A case-based format will be used throughout the presentation. A question and answer session will follow.
RHTAC is a project of the Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, in collaboration with the Center for Refugee Trauma and Resilience at Children's Hospital Boston, the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, the Cultural Orientation Resource Center at Center for Applied Linguistics, and JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc. RHTAC is funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Grant #90RB0042.
For more information, please email refugeehealthta(at)jsi.com.