Refugee Health - On Demand

  • $60.00 incl. GST for PSNZ members
  • $180.00 incl. GST for non-members

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About this learning module

This learning consists of a presentation on demand, supplementary resources, discussion points and a reflective template to help you use this education to improve everyday practice.

This learning activity has been accredited by PSNZ Education (Professional Development and Training) for 3 hours of professional learning and is suitable for inclusion in a pharmacist’s records for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.

This learning can be used for your annual recertification requirements -

Presented by: Bafreen Sherif

Bafreen Sherif is a Clinical Pharmacist at Waitemata District Health Board and has completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy with Distinction. She has undertaken her Master's research on issues pertinent to refugee healthcare needs, barriers to access (including pharmaceutical) and future healthcare direction. She has a special interest in the health status of deprived and underprivileged populations and was recently invited to speak on her research at the North American Refugee health Conference in Toronto, Canada.

Course Information:

On completion of this course, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Describe how refugees arrive in New Zealand and the existing mechanisms in place enabling successful resettlement
  • Explain the potential healthcare needs and barriers to access of refugees and how this may differ across population subgroups
  • Describe successful communication strategies to optimise medication and health-related outcomes
  • Demonstrate cultural-competency in refugee health

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