• Significant populations of refugees in the Milwaukee area​
  • Refugees need extra assistance initially but become self-supporting​
  • Barriers prevent refugees from receiving the best care, but with cultural humility, these can be reduced
    • Cultural values & expectations -> Self-awareness, Sensitivity​
    • Uncommon diseases -> Continuing education, Following global outbreaks​
    • Language barrier -> Using an interpreter

World map of religious distribution

This project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPCP) and Interprofessional Education (IPE) Cooperative Agreement under grant number, UD7HP28542, for $1,337,115. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.