Vision Screening for Newcomer Children & Adults
TheMinnesota Center of Excellence in Newcomer Health(MN COE) is dedicated to developing tools to support health care providers, public health professionals, and resettlement partners in their efforts to better serve immigrant and refugee families. We build on existing infrastructure and partners’ extensive experience to identify and monitor newcomer health issues and needs, contribute to evidence-based policies and guidance, and ultimately improve continuity of care and health outcomes for newcomers.
Understand the importance of healthy sight to support life in the U.S.
Describe the evidence-based vision screening methods and tools adapted for newcomer populations.
Identify at least two approaches used to effectively refer children and adults for follow-up vision care.
Identify two to three vision screening resources.