Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Publications & Resources

July/August 2014

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Harvesting good health

Registered nurses who care for migrant farm workers are helping to mitigate barriers and manage health concerns for those temporarily living far from home.

Sample boxes of Tylenol and Advil peek out of Lydia Rybenko's home visit bag, and a stethoscope is surreptitiously unfurling. It's 6 p.m. on a Thursday in June and the nurse practitioner, clad in turquoise capris and a paisley top, has arrived in Cobourg, a 15-minute drive from Port Hope Community Health Centre, where she works as a clinical director.