Immigrant & Refugee Health CareThis course prepares physicians and other health care providers to care for immigrants, refugees and other mobile populations.

Estimated Time To Complete

Allow 25.25 hours, including additional time for bonus materials.


This course enables you to:

  • Care for a multi-cultural patient population, including treating diseases seen in new arrivals and long-term foreign-born residents. 
  • Identify key issues in local and global health equity and barriers to care for immigrants and refugees.
  • Describe best practices in clinical care and health systems interventions designed to reduce disparities in care and service for immigrants and refugees.
  • Discuss how to apply the LEARN model of patient-centered communication to advance care planning and advance directives.

This course is composed of six sections:

  1. Understanding Globally Mobile Populations
  2. Clinical Issues in the Care of Mobile Populations
  3. Health Systems Issues
  4. Psychosocial Issues
  5. Cross-Cultural Issues in End of Life and Advance Care Planning (Honoring Choices Across Cultures)
  6. Clinical Case Vignettes


Accreditation information is available here.

CME/CEUs Available

25.25 hours

Contact the Office of Continuing Professional Development at cme@umn.edu if you have questions about your CME credits.

ASTMH CTropMed® Online Exam Review

If you purchase 2 or more of our online courses you will get access to our ASTMH CTropMed Online Exam Review for free.  It will become available in Canvas automatically.  If you would like to view more information you can do so here.


Regular Rate: $795/course
For physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care providers

Discounted Rate: $400/course 
For medical trainees, including medical students, residents and fellows outside the U of M Global Medicine Pathway; CDC Employees; retirees; active U.S. military personnel; health professionals from low and lower-middle income countries as defined by WHO; and University of Minnesota Global Medicine Pathway faculty.

Complete Package: $7,550
Includes up to 4 weeks of the annual In-Person Global Health CourseComplete Online Global Health Curriculum, and the U of M ASTMH CTropMed® Online Exam Review

CDC Employee Rate: Preapproved, full-time CDC employees are eligible for a discounted rate; contact globalhealth@umn.edu for information.

Institutions and Organizations Pricing: Volume discounts and customization options are available for your trainees. Learn more about pricing for institutions and organizations.

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Section Title
Immigrant and Refugee Health Care
Online, self paced
Apr 05, 2022 to Sep 11, 2024
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
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