ES 516 - Migrant Health

Description
An overview of major health and health care issues related to immigrant communities in the United States. From an ecological perspective, students gain an understanding of the theories and realities about migration and the migration-health relationship. In particular, the situation of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest is analyzed. Specific topics include assimilation and acculturation, access to care, protective practices (the so-called Latino paradox), migrant health centers and community health workers, environmental and occupational issues, immigrant families.
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
10
Avg. Sections
1