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Reflection On Hmong

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As an RN I would be working in the capacity of identifying and bridging gaps between the patient, hospital and myself. *After performing a cultural assessment on myself I recognize that all I knew about the Hmong was once having visited a Vietnamese food store as a teen. I knew that I needed more information to expand my understanding to better serve this patient. So, I researched online and found information that the Hmong during the late 1970’s to early 1990’s was forced to leave their native country after the Vietnam war and had relocated to the US as refugees on ethomed.org. From what I read I learned that Hmong people have their own language in a couple different dialects and that most Hmong came to the US from Laos, and also from Thailand,
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