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Global Refugees Checklist
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Checklist: Caribbean

Complete this online checklist or download the PDF version of the Caribbean checklist (.pdf, 625 kb).

Note: When using the online version of the checklist, remember to print it before exiting the website. Your answers will not be saved.

1st Visit
 
Vital Signs
Patient Health Concerns
Orientation
Health History




Psychosocial Assessment







Link to interactive synopsis / CCIRH RecommendationRemain alert to possible PTSD but do not routinely screen for history of trauma

Link to interactive synopsis / CCIRH RecommendationIf linked to integrated program: Depression Screen

Document date of refugee claimants-hearing

Education


Physical Exam
Important signs in immigrants from developing countries

Problems and Plan Plan and book follow-up visit
Screening Investigations


Immunizations*

CCIRH RecommendationChildren (Age Dependent):




CCIRH RecommendationAdults:



2nd Visit (2-7 days)
 
Vital Signs
Patient Health Concerns
Physical Exam
Important signs in immigrants from developing countries


Problems and Plan
Screening Investigations


3rd Visit (1-3 months)
 
Vital Signs
Patient Health Concerns
Orientation
Psychosocial Assessment
Education




Physical Exam
Important signs in immigrants from developing countries
Problems and Plan
Screening Investigations



Immunizations
Later visits (3-6 months)
 
Vital Signs
Patient Health Concerns
Orientation
Psychosocial Assessment
Education




Physical Exam
Important signs in immigrants from developing countries
Problems and Plan
Screening Investigations



Immunizations

*See Resource Page

Disclaimer: Given the constantly evolving nature of evidence and changing recommendations, the CCIRH preventative checklist is meant as a guide only.

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