Register now for the 2012 March of Dimes Symposium for Nurses in Fort Wayne, IN on November 2, 2012. This conference is intended for any healthcare worker who cares for the Burmese population, specifically women and infants. Both hospital and community perspectives will be represented. CEU credits for nurses and social workers are included.
8 - 8:30 am Registration
8:30 - 9:30 am Burmese Cultural Overview – Immigrant vs. Refugee
9:30 - 9:45 am Break
9:45 - 11 am Cultural Sensitivity: Birthing and newborn practices of the Burmese, misconceptions and view of treatment
11 - 12:30 pm Lunch and Keynote
Overview of Burmese Health Issues: What Does It Mean for Attendees and the Community?
12:30 - 12:45 pm Break
12:45 - 2 pm Meeting the Nutritional Challenges for Pregnant Burmese Women and Their Infants
2 - 3:30 pm Panel: Provided Services for the Burmese Community
3:30 - 3:45 pm Wrap-up and Evaluations
For more information, contact Kristi Geiger, Northeast Indiana Division Director at (260) 482-4201 or send her an email.