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Forcing one’s own cultural beliefs and practices on another person is an example of
A. stereotyping
B. ethnocentrism
C. cultural relativity.
D. cultural imposition.
cultural imposition.
Immigration may potentially affect an individual’s health in all of the following instances <i>except</i>
A. The nurse might misinterpret silences during a nurse-patient interaction.
B. Immigrants may be faced with unfamiliar foods, food-storage systems, and food-buying habits.
C. Traditional health care practices such as cupping or coining may be misinterpreted as physical abuse.
D. Immigrants are rarely affected by changes when they move to an area that has a different physical environment.
Immigrants are rarely affected by changes when they move to an area that has a different physical environment.
Which of the following most accurately describes cultural factors that may affect health?
A. Diabetes and cancer rates differ by cultural/ethnic groups.
B. Most patients find that religious rituals help them during times of illness.
C. There is limited ethnic variation in physiologic responses to medications.
D. Silence during a nurse-patient interaction usually means that the patient understands the instructions.
Diabetes and cancer rates differ by cultural/ethnic groups.
When communicating with a patient who speaks a language that the nurse does not understand, it is important to first attempt to
A. have a family member translate.
B. use a trained medical interpreter.
C. use specific medical terminology so there will be no mistakes.
D. focus on the translation rather than nonverbal communication.
use a trained medical interpreter.
Which of the following accurately reflects a physiologic aspect of culture/ethnicity to consider when providing nursing care?
A. Mongolian spots seldom occur in the African American population.
B. Chinese Americans may have increased responses to antidepressants and neuroleptics.
C. There are no differences between death rates from diabetes and related complications for African Americans and whites.
D. When mydriatic medications are used, a person with dark-colored eyes is likely to have wider pupil dilation than a person with light-colored eyes.
Chinese Americans may have increased responses to antidepressants and neuroleptics.
Which of the following is the first step in developing cultural competence?
A. explore the patient’s explanatory model
B. create opportunities to interact with a variety of cultural groups
C. examine one’s own cultural background, values, and beliefs about health and health care
D. learn assessment skills for different cultural groups, including cultural beliefs and practices and physical assessments
examine one’s own cultural background, values, and beliefs about health and health care
As part of the nursing process, cultural assessment is best accomplished by
A. using a cultural assessment guide as part of the nursing process.
B. seeking guidance from a nurse from the patient’s cultural background.
C. consulting a cultural pocket guide for general information about a specific culture.
D. relying on the nurse’s previous experience with patients from that cultural group.
using a cultural assessment guide as part of the nursing process.