CCIC Provider Education: Hepatitis B - The need for improved testing, vaccination and ongoing care

03/20/2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM MT

Category

Provider Education

Location

Children's Hospital Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 E 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
United States of America
Room Number: Mt. Harvard, Conference Center-2nd Floor

Summary

Presented by Janine Young, MD
Medical Director, Denver Health Refugee Clinic
Medical Co-Director, Denver Health Human Rights Clinic
Medical Advisor, Colorado Refugee Services Program
Associate Professor, Dept. of General Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine

At the conclusion of this seminar, participants should be able to:
• Describe the epidemiology of hepatitis B in immigrant populations.
• Discuss hepatitis B screening and vaccination approaches for refugees, overseas and at US arrival.
• Review strategies to improve hepatitis B screening and vaccination in immigrant populations.

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Description

“Hepatitis B in Immigrant Populations - The need for improved testing, vaccination and ongoing care"


Janine Young, MD

Medical Director, Denver Health Refugee Clinic

Medical Co-Director, Denver Health Human Rights Clinic

Medical Advisor, Colorado Refugee Services Program

Associate Professor, Dept. of General Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

WEDNESDAY, March 20th 2019 · 1:00 – 2:30 PM

Children’s Hospital Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Mt. Harvard, Conference and Education Center (2nd Floor)

13123 E 16th Avenue · Aurora, CO 80045

 

Target Audience:

This educational seminar is being presented for physicians, nurses, healthcare providers, students, educators, and stakeholders interested in immunization, refugee and immigrant health, and global and public health.

 

Overview:

In this presentation, Dr. Janine Young, Medical Director of the Denver Health Refugee Clinic, will discuss key health concerns in refugee and immigrant populations, including hepatitis B. Dr. Young will provide an overview of the epidemiology of hepatitis B and the importance of hepatitis B testing, vaccination, and treatment, and will review strategies to improve screening and vaccination for refugees to ensure a healthy transition from abroad. This educational seminar is being presented for physicians, nurses, healthcare providers, students, educators, and stakeholders interested in immunization, refugee and immigrant health, and global and public health.

 

This presentation will:

  • Describe the epidemiology of hepatitis B in immigrant populations.
  • Discuss hepatitis B screening and vaccination approaches for refugees, overseas and at US arrival.
  • Review strategies to improve hepatitis B screening and vaccination in immigrant populations.

 

Registration and Contact Information:

There is no registration fee. For more information, contact Kristin Mlynarczyk at Kristin.Mlynarczyk@childrenscolorado.org

 

Please note: Registering for events will auto-enroll you as a CCIC member. If you do not wish to be enrolled in membership, please chose the "opt-out" option when registering. There is no cost-associated with membership. For more information on membership and benefits, please visit our website.

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