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Using the patient information provided, respond to the following questions: (a) What cultural considerations are important for you to remember while you interview Ms. Li? (b) What is the abuse assessment screen? (c) If abuse is discovered, what should you do? Patient Information: Patient: Sue Li Age: 20 Ethnicity: Asian American Ms. Li is a young Asian-American woman and when interviewing her, the nurse must be aware of her age, gender, ethnicity and cultural background. Since Ms. Li is a young woman, the nurse must also take into account her mindset and maturity level. Many Asian Americans encounter barriers to access timely and quality care due to lack of insurance, lack of a primary care provider, low-wage jobs, poverty, and social and structural biases against immigration status. Many of them also face discrimination, racism, lack of linguistically and culturally competent services, and shame and stigma if they have certain diseases and illnesses ( Trinh-Shevrin, Islam, and Rey, 2009). “Currently 36% of Asian American… women under the age of 65 have no health
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  • Spring '17
  • JoyceTurner
  • Mental Health Problems, Ms. Li

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