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Student nurses provide health screenings to immigrant farmworkers

UW-Eau Claire's innovative Health Care for Immigrant and Local Farmers Clinical Immersion program sends senior nursing students to western Wisconsin farms to provide health screenings and share health and safety information with immigrant and rural farmworkers. 

These are things that the immigrant workers would go without if not for the university's program that provides an underserved population with much-needed health care services and gives nursing students an understanding of the diverse populations they may someday.

Nursing students spend the first weeks of the semester creating health- and safety-related educational materials in English and then translating them into Spanish.

You can read more about the program in a story, titled "Rural Delivery," in The View.