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
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.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: July 20, 2001