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Healthcare of patients from a Tibetan refugee background

Event Details

Date:

22 October 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Region:

Blue Mountains

Audience:

General Practice

CPD Allocation:

4 Category 2 RACGP CPD Points

Venue:

The Hydro Majestic, Delmonte Wing

Address:

The Hydro Majestic, 52-88 Great Western Highway, Medlow Bath NSW

Key Presenter/s:

  • Sonam Wangmo, STARTTS 'Sydney Tibetan community culture and challenges they face during settlement'
  • Dr Mitchell Smith, NSW Refugee Health Service 'Key aspects of healthcare for newly arrived refugees, tools and supports for GPs and general practices'
  • Adriana Seifertova, STARTTS 'Case Study - Working with patients from Refugee backgrounds from the Tibetan community'
  • Dr Vidthiya Menon, Infectious Diseases, NBMLHD Q & A panel

Overview

In recent years, increasing numbers of people from the Tibetan community have been settling in the Blue Mountains. This workshop aims to provide participants with an increased knowledge and understanding of providing health care for refugees. Specific health issues, cultural needs and preferences of the Tibetan community will be discussed.

GPs, nurses, practice managers and reception staff are all welcome.

Learning Outcomes

  • Increased awareness and knowledge of cultural issues and needs of the Tibetan community
  • Identify common health issues affecting refugee populations
  • Increased awareness of refugee health screening, clinical guidelines and referral pathways
  • Improved knowledge and understanding of patients with a torture/trauma background
  • Describe support services and resources available for GPs and general practices.

RSVP date:

19 October 2018

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