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Achieving Cultural Awareness in Health Care: Meeting the Needs of Refugees

Friday, April 12, 2024
8:30 am12:00 pm
Briar Cliff University, St. Francis Center
3303 Rebecca Street
Sioux City, IA 51104

Achieving Cultural Awareness in Health Care conference aims to reduce health disparities by educating Siouxland students and professionals about the importance of providing evidence-based care to individuals, groups, and populations who come from culturally diverse backgrounds. The conference will focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in health care.

Please join the Briar Cliff University Center for Interprofessional Education, Practice, and Scholarship for an informative discussion about the health care needs of refugees.

Speakers from the Iowa Department of Public Health and Lutheran Services in Iowa will discuss the pathway for refugees who come to our communities, the health screening process, and the unique medical and mental health needs of refugees, with specific emphasis on how local providers can meet the needs of refugees who come to our communities.

Parking Instructions: When arriving on campus you will want to use the southern entrance near the baseball field and navigate to the St. Francis Center which will be the first building at the top of the hill. Please park in the first available spaces at the top of the hill or parking lot L behind the St. Francis Center.