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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
NEWS RELEASE
News Bureau • Schofield Hall 201Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
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Hmong Health Practices
Workshop Aug. 9
MAILED: July 20, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE — Health care providers and others interested in expanding their knowledge of Hmong health practices and beliefs can attend the conference “Transcultural Health Care: The Hmong Perspective” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Regency Suites Hotel & KI Convention Center in Green Bay.
         The workshop, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension, will give an overview of a variety of topics including Hmong beliefs regarding health care, illness and death.
         The workshop will be presented by Dr. Bee Lo from the La Crosse Natural Health Center. Dr. Lo is a naturopathic physician who has studied both Eastern and Western forms of medicine.
         Cost is $149, which includes instruction, materials, refreshments and lunch. The registration deadline is Aug. 2.
         Participants will receive six hours of continuing education units for full participation in this workshop from UW-Eau Claire and 6.6. contact hours from the UW-Eau Claire School of Nursing.
         For more information contact, Pang Cher Vue, director of Hmong education programs, Continuing Education/Extension, (715) 836-3636.
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Updated: July 20, 2001