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culturally ____ implies that the nurse possess some basic knowledge of and constructive attitudes toward the health traditions observed among the diverse cultural groups found in the setting in which they are practicing.
sensitive
Culturally _____ implies that the nurse applies the underlying background knowledge that must be possessed to provide a given client with the best possible health care.
appropriate.
culturally ____ implies that within the delivered care the nurse understands and attends to the total context of the clients situation and uses a complex combination of knowledge, attitudes, and skills
competent
This is the nonphysical traits, such as values, beliefs, attitudes, and customs that are shared by a group of people and passed from one generation to the next.
culture
______ is usually composed of people who have a distinct identity and yet are related to a larger cultural group.
subculture
_____ is used to describe a person who crosses two cultures, lifestyles, and set of values.
bicultural
_____ occurs when people adapt to or borrow traits from another culture
acculturation
_____ is the process by which an individual develops a new cultural identity.
assimilation
This is a disorder that occurs in response to transition form on cultural setting to another. May occur when a person moves from one are to another that is distinctly different.
culture shock
This is the process of being raised within a culture and acquiring the characteristics of that group.
socialization
Heritage _______ "the degree to which one's lifestyle reflects his or her respective tribal culture. traditional- observance of the beliefs and practices of ones traditional cultural belief system.
consistency
Heritage ____ is the observance of the beliefs and practices of one's acculturated ( or modern) belief system.
inconsistency.
Nurses should never touch the head of an ___ unless permitted to do so by the family.
Asian
This health problems occur more frequently with what group of people: hypertension, diabetes, coronary heart disease, AIDS, infant mortality, sickle cell, lactose intolerance.
African American
These health problems are associated with which group? shorter life expectance, high infant death rate, strict separation of pregnancy and disease, type II diabetes, tuberculosis, MI, alcoholism, pediatric health, and diet
American Indians
What group: prolonged eye contact is disrespectable, special respect to the elderly, involve family, accept difference in time orientation: present, expect generosity and respect silence.
American Indians
What group: acupuncture, coining or pinching, cupping, moxibustion, herbs and home remedies.
greet elders 1st, trinkets gifts to childre, understand head and blood are importnat, understand importance of harmony: Mask of understanding, adjust schedules to accomodate for holidays?
asian
What group? teenage pregnancy, infant health, diet and nutrition, alcohol abuse, drug use, TB, mental health, lack of sunshine, needle sharing. Address formerly, shake hands at each meeting, be warm and friendly, involve the family, time difference: global or indefinite, respect authority will not disagree.
Hispanic
What group? greet formerly and shake hands, gain trust by sharing info about yourself, if interpretor is necessary, same sex as patient, history and physical in stages during the examination, don't interpret loudness as anger, include family. Patient or family may invade personal space, patriarchial family, may demand to see the "Head of the Department", speaking of death brings death.
Middle Eastern