This algorithm in English and Spanish can be used by health center program grantees as part of the intake process to identify farmworker patients. It incorporates HRSA’s 2012 revised definition of migrant and seasonal farmworkers.
MCN recommends screening for migrant status at every clinic visit. This bilingual tool is designed to help clinic staff identify migrant and seasonal farmworkers.
Clinic staff should verbally question client at every visit and determine status (migrant farmworker, seasonal farmworker, aged/disabled farmworker, not a farmworker) based on client’s responses.
To define a process for accepting verbal or telephone orders and test results directly from physicians, physician extenders (Physician Assistants, Nurse Midwives, Nurse Practitioners), labs and/or testing services.