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Conducting Research with Limited English Proficiency Populations

This workshop will offer insights into the methodological considerations for planning and implementing research studies with Limited English Proficiency individuals. Examples from an AHRQ funded study of language concordance and patient outcomes in home health care will facilitate discussions.

Presented by:

Allison Squires, FAAN, PhD, RN

Dr.  Allison SquiresAbout the Presenter:

Dr. Squires' research focuses on health workforce capacity building with a specific interest in improving immigrant health outcomes and for those with a language barrier between patients and providers. She has in-depth expertise on migration and health as well as nursing workforce development. An experienced global health researcher, she has worked in 30 countries to date and has regional expertise in Latin America. Dr. Squires has consulted with the Migration Policy Institute and the World Bank on nursing and health workforce issues and produced several major policy analyses with their teams. Her current funded studies are examining the challenges of health workforce capacity building to meet the demand for geriatric services and studying the impact of language concordant encounters between nurses and patients receiving home care. A prolific writer, Dr. Squires has authored over 100 papers including 58 in peer reviewed journals. Prior to entering academia full time, Dr. Squires worked as a staff nurse in solid organ transplant and as a staff educator for 11 years in the US healthcare system.


Wednesday, July 26, 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Lapidus Library Classroom
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