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Healthcare Challenges to Reaching Vulnerable Immigrant Worker Populations 

A one-day conference for healthcare, government, & non-profit organizations providing services for immigrants

June 19, 2017
8:30am - 3:30pm
Registration begins at 8:00am

Kent County Administration Building
Large Conference Room, Second Floor
555 Bay Road
Dover, DE

Sponsored by:
The Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health and
The Delaware Division of Public Health’s Office of Healthy Environments and 
The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health and 
The Migrant Clinicians Network

Click here to download the flyer. 

 

 

REGISTRATION

Registration fee is $25.00 (includes continental breakfast and lunch).

WHO SHOULD ATTEND 

Physicians, nurses, public health nurses, social workers, non-profit organizations, community health & housing advocates, as well as companies employing immigrants or migrant workers. 

LOCATION/DIRECTIONS

Kent County Administrative Complex
555 Bay Rd, Dover, DE 19901
Located Rt-113 Across from the Blue Hen Corporate Center 
Offices: (302) 744-2300

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Directions with Google Maps 

AGENDA

8:00 - 8:30amRegistration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45amWelcome and Introduction
8:45 - 9:45am 

Session 1: Challenges of reaching vulnerable immigrant populations for healthcare services

Case Studies

Presented by Amy K. Liebman, MPA, MA, Migrant Clinicians Network

9:45 - 10:00amBreak
10:00 - 11:45am

Session 2: Occupational Health and Safety Challenges for Immigrant Worker Populations

Topics: Agricultural OSH, Demographics, Sources of data, MSDs, Eyes/skin, Green tobacco illness, Pesticides, Heat stress, Machinery, Large animals, Safety interventions, Construction hazards, Falls, silica cement, Resources for prevention, Poultry infections

Presented by Rosemary Sokas, MD, Georgetown University and John May, MD, Bassett Healthcare Network 

11:45am - 12:30pmLunch
12:30 - 1:30pm

Panel Discussion: Healthcare services for vulnerable populations

Moderated by Amy K. Liebman

1:30 - 1:45pmBreak
1:45 - 2:45pmPanel Discussion: Advocacy groups for vulnerable immigrant populations
2:45 - 3:30pmClosing remarks and turn in evaluation forms

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

5 Contact Hours from the Delaware Board of Nursing. 

CONTACT INFO

Please contact Keith Choi, JHU Program Coordinator at kchoi@jhu.edu or 410-955-4088 if you have any questions or concerns with your registration.