Accredited Activities

Refugees and Health - An Anthropological Perspective in North Texas

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CNE: 1.20
    • CPH: 1.00
    • TSBSWE: 1.00
    • UNTHSC: 1.00
    • Physicians: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jul 18, 2017
  • Expires: Jul 18, 2019
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
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Lance Rasbridge Lance Rasbridge, PhD
Coordinator, Refugee Outreach Program, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas

Needs Statement

Some of the specific health care needs of refugees, immigrants and other displaced people settling in North Texas will be addressed in this presentation.  This activity is designed to increase the participants' awareness of the various refugee groups and to increase the participants' cultural competency.

Target Audience

This activity was designed to address the educational needs of physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers and public health professionals.


  • Define refugee and the describe the process of resettlement
  • Identify the cultural diversity among the refugee population
  • Discuss refugee health epidemiology and the role of culture in health and illness




UNT Health Science Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 16274. This activity is approved for 1.20 Contact Hours.


This activity is approved for 1.00 credit(s) accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.


This activity is approved for a maximum of 1.00 Clock Hours for Social Workers.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.


The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 1.00 hour of AOA Category 1B CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professionalism

IOM Competencies

  • Provide patient-centered care
  • Employ evidence-based practice

Faculty Disclosure

Neither Dr. Rasbridge, nor the UNTHSC Professional and Continuing Education staff, has anything to disclose.


In collaboration with 1115 Waiver - DY5 and Maternal and Child Health Seminar Series, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, UNTHSC School of Public Health.