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Afghan Culture and Health Screening Considerations

Hosted by the Center of Excellence in Newcomer Health on October 4, 2021, this webinar reviewed key considerations for health screening among newly arrived Afghan clients.

Learning Objectives

    • Understand the potential entry pathways and immigration standings of Afghan arrivals, including their impact on medical care/access
    • List three required or recommended components of medical screening/care for Afghan arrivals
    • Discuss potential health concerns for Afghan arrivals at the population level
    • Identify at least three cultural considerations for a patient-provider interaction with Afghan arrivals

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and Minnesota Department of Health. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.