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MCN MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN 2016

Take a look at highlights of MCN's services and programs in action during 2016!

Streamline

Streamline is MCN’s quarterly clinical publication providing information and resources to frontline clinicians working with mobile underserved populations. We have past issues going back to 2001 available for you to download free of charge. If you would like to receive the print version of Streamline, please send your name and mailing address to contedu@migrantclinician.org.

PDF versions, ordered by date.

Streamline is reviewed by MCN's Streamline External Editorial Board. Learn more about the Board and its members here..


Winter 2012-Cultural Humility and Compassionate Presence at the End of Life

In this issue

  • Among the Most Vulnerable: Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Latino Immigrants
  • Tina Castanares
  • Providing Health Quality Care to a Tuberculosis Patient on the Move
  • Female Farmworker's Perceptions of Pesticide Exposure and Pregnancy Health
  • Water Quality Study Shows Need for Testing at State Migrant Camps
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1,094 reads
March-April, 2012--Introduction to the Neglected Tropical Diseases

In this issue

  • Spotlight on Dengue Fever
  • Hansen's Disease Still an Issue for Migrant Populations 
  • Chagas Disease, "The New HIV/Aids of the Americas"
  • Field Study of Ticks Produces Lyme Risk Map
  • Work Related Injuries and Illnesses Carry Hefty Price Tag
  • New NIOSH-Funded Center Focuses on Safety and Health in Changing Agricultural Landscape
  • Protecting Children in Agriculture is Focus of 2012 National Action Plan
  • Database to Aid in Clinical Pesticide Training
  • New Resources Available
  • Cholinesterase Testing Protocols for Healthcare Providers
  • New Comic Book for Injury Prevention
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854 reads
January-February, 2012-Overview of Integrated Behavioral Health: Promising Practices from CommuniCare in San Antonio, TX

In this issue

  • Mental Health Professionals Weigh in on the Intersection of Migration and Mental Health
  • Integrated Care at Migrant Community Health Centers
  • National Farm Medicine Center Director Announced
  • Spotlight on Promising Behavioral Health Practices
  • Why Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Is Part of Clinical Care
  • Patient Education Resources Now Available for a Limited Time!
  • MCN Teams up with the Journal of Agromedicine
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800 reads
September/December, New Developments in State Immigration Legislation

In this issue

  • Immigration, Access, and State Law: Clinics Describe New Barriers
  • Integration of Lifestyle Medicine into Primary Care
  • Preventing Partner Violence in Refugee and Immigrant Communities
  • Reflections from the Field
  • TBNet in Action
  • Farmworkers in the Southeast
  • A Guide to EPA’s Worker Protection Standard For Migrant-Serving Clinicians
  • Focus on Work-Related Asthma
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776 reads
July/August, Access to Prenatal Care: The Case of Nebraska

In this issue

  • Pregnancy on the Move
  • Considering Midwifery Models of Care for FQHCs
  • Text4baby Outreach to the Hispanic Community
  • Prenatal Exposure to Organophosphate Pesticides and IQ in 7-Year-Old Children
  • Clinical Diagnostic Tools and Biomonitoring of Pesticide Exposures: EPA to hold October 11, 2011 meeting
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646 reads
May/June, Continuity of Care for TB Patients Around the World

In this issue

  • CASE STUDY: TBNet in Practice
  • Creating a Patient Centered Medical Home for Patients on the Move
  • Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
  • Fall-related injuries on the farm: Can they be prevented?
  • Bilingual Pesticide Labels: A Common Sense Approach to Worker Safety
  • California’s 2011 Heat Illness Prevention Campaign
  • Redlands Christian Migrant Association: A Best Practice in Services to Migrant Farmworkers
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923 reads
January - April, Medicine on the Backstretch: Migrant Racetrack Workers

In this issue

  • The American Public Health Association Issues statement in support of increased protection for America's farmworkers
  • Clinicians Helping to Reduce Occupational Pesticide Illnesses through Improved Personal Protective Equipment Practices
  • Patient Education Resources Now Available for a Limited Time!
  • Dispensary of Hope Provides Important Access to Affordable Medications
  • Story of Raul, Son of Luis
  • AAP Releases Free Online Culturally Effective Care Toolkit for Practicing Pediatricians
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667 reads
November - December, Celebrating a Career Devoted to Caring for Migrant Farmworkers

In this issue

  • Study Finds that Dental Literacy is Not the Problem
  • Pesticide Handler Health Risks, Practical Solutions and a Safety Climate- Lessons from Washington State
  • Childhood Agricultural Injury Rates Continue to Decline
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680 reads
September - October, Distinguished Speakers at 2010 National Summit of Clinicians for Healthcare Justice

In this issue

  • Potential Health Outcomes of Being Undocumented and Homeless: Stories from the field
  • Tenth Annual Binational Health Week
  • Ventanillas de Salud Open a Window to Global Health
  • The National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures
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573 reads
July - August, 2010-A Shot of Quality Improvement!

In this issue

  • Quality Improvement in Action: An immunization case study
  • Survey of residents on northwest orchard community shows high levels of perceived pesticide risk and lack of pesticide training
  • EPA settles lawsuit challenging rules allowing pesticide tests on people
  • Contracts and cooperative arrangements for specialty careFarmworker Immigration Law- Legislative and regulatory update
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596 reads
May - June, 2010- To IRB or not to IRB- Can there be any Question?

In this issue

  • Neurobehavioral Effects of Pesticide Exposure in Children
  • Results of the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Descriptive Profiles Project
  • EPA Moves to Terminate All Uses of Insecticide Endosulfan To Protect Health of Farmworkers and Wildlife
  • The 2010 National Summit of Clinicians for HealthCare Justice
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540 reads
March-April, 2010-Healthcare Providers’ Role in Strengthening Regulations and Preventing Pesticide-Related Illness in Farmworker

In this issue

  • Meeting the Needs of Patients with Limited English Proficiency: Guidelines for Federally Funded Healthcare Providers
  • The Vocation of Migrant Health
  • A Cultural Meaning of Sexual Risk Among Latino Adolescents in North Carolina
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950 reads
January-February, 2010-The Development of Migrant Specific Performance Measures

In this issue

  • Building Infrastructure in Guatemala through Community-Academic Partnerships
  • A Model for Training Clinicians for Community Health Centers 
  • How to Avoid Musculoskeletal Disorders
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554 reads
November-December, 2009-Get the Lead Out! Resources for Prevention and Treatment of Lead Exposure in Migrant Workers

In this issue

  • Multiple Risk Ractors for Lead Poisoning in Hispanic Sub-Populations
  • New Research Explores Heavy Metal Exposures among Mexican Farmworkers
  • Care for Undocumented Patients: Risk Management Considerations
  • Behavioral Health Care for Mobile Populations: Risk Management Considerations
  • Part II: Vaccine-Hesitant Patients—What’s a Provider to Do?
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567 reads
September-October, 2009-Protecting Patient Privacy: HIPAA and Migrant Patients

In this issue

  • Strategies for Successful Integration of Outreach, Promotora and Clinical Services
  • To Ask or Not to Ask: The Critical Role of the Primary Care Provider in Screening for Occupational Injuries and Exposures
  • Vaccine-Hesitant Patients – What’s a Provider to Do?
  • MCN Receives New Funding for Work on Behalf of Migrants
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535 reads
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