May 28, 2017

What Families Can Do about Asthma

Spanish Podcast for Families on Asthma Management As part of Asthma Awareness Month 2013, ACU's Associate Director for Programs, Lois Wessel, FNP  participated in a variety of Spanish language radio shows.  Here's a clip from an Univision radio show called "El Consultorio de la Dra. Aliza" in which Lois is interviewed about what families can do to manage their asthma. Note: Available in Spanish only.     … [Read more...]

Tina Castanares’ Career in Migrant Health

Dr. Tina Castanares has worked tirelessly to serve the migrant community, and particularly farm workers, in Oregon for more than 40 years. In this interview, Dr. Castanares discussed the challenges facing clinicians working for migrants, as well as what she feels needs to be done by policy makers and clinicians to enhance the quality of care migrants are receiving. She also went on to discuss the importance of end-of-life care, and how trans-disciplinary care is making a difference in the … [Read more...]

Resources for Caring for Farm Workers

By: Giulia Earle-Richardson, Write Resources, gwrite@stny.rr.com The Farmworker Clinical Care Resource for Occupational Health is a searchable website including hundreds of links to a range of free online resources for migrant health care providers, nurses and educators. It was developed by The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) Most clinicians visit the site to access patient education materials, available in printer-friendly versions on the site or via … [Read more...]