Clinician's Corner - Minnesota Department of Health

Clinician's Corner

The "Clinician's Corner" provides a collection of resources for providers working with refugee populations, including a quick guide for conducting initial refugee health assessments.

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University of Minnesota Global Health Program
Weekly parasite case study
Refugee Health Assessment Quick Guide
Additional Resources

University of Minnesota Global Health Program

View presentations and videos from the University of Minnesota Global Health program Free Intro Course. Attention: Non-MDH link

  • Immunization Issues in Immigrants and Refugees by Elizabeth Barnett
  • Domestic Screening Guidelines for Refugees by Susan Dicker
  • Acculturation and Use of Interpreters/Health Care Interpreting by Kevin Larsen
  • Mental Health in Resettlement and Adjustment by Georgi Kroupin

Weekly parasite case study

Test your knowledge of parasites with a weekly case study on the blog: Creepy Dreadful Wonderful Parasites: A Parasitologist's View of the World. Attention: Non-MDH link

Refugee Health Assessment Quick Guide

A quick reference for the components of the Refugee Health Assessment used by the state of Minnesota. The quick guide closely mirrors the CDC's Guidelines for the U.S. Domestic Medical Examination for Newly Arriving Refugees. However, some policies and protocols may vary by state. Attention: Non-MDH link

Additional Resources

Minnesota Refugee Health Provider Guide
This manual is designed to be a reference document for health care providers who perform the Minnesota Initial Refugee Health Assessment exam.

  • To request a print copy of the Minnesota Refugee Health Provider Guide, call 1-800-657-3970 or 651-201-5503, or fax 651-201-5501.

Immigrant and Refugee Health
Resources from the CDC for working with immigrant and refugee populations. Attention: Non-MDH link

Updated Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 12:15PM