Refugee Health Primer: Optimizing Primary Care for Refugee Newcomers in the Greater Toronto Area
Co-hosted by the Department of Family & Community Medicine and Women’s College Hospital.
A one-day Conference on Clinical Care and Health System Navigation for Primary Care Providers Serving Refugee Newcomers
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 7 Mainpro+ credits.
At the end of this conference, participants will be able to
· Describe the refugee processing system and how it intersects with the health of refugee populations
· Identify the common and most serious health challenges that confront their refugee patients and describe an initial approach to management of these conditions
· Describe health insurance coverage for refugees and refugee claimants
· Identify the resources available in their community to help their refugee patients navigate the health care system and social supports