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In the Asian American culture, the eldest son has the responsibilities of ... [3 things]
-carrying on the family name
-caring for the elders
-following religious and ancestral observations
True or False: The Hispanic American population is the fastest growing cohort in the US.
True !
What six areas does Healthy People 2010 address?
infant mortality, CA screening and management, CVD, DM/IDDM, HIV/AIDS, and immunizations
Which two subcultures have often been neglected, acc. to Iggy p. 55 ?
the disabled and those with sexual orientations out of the mainstream.
In which of the following cultures does culture and religion form the the basis for day-to-day living?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
Native American Indian
How do you respect the culture of an individual, acc. to the class notes?
-You are careful of discrimination
-You have resources a/o protocols to address cross-cultural legal and ethical conflicts
In which of the following cultures is the concept of illness synonymous with punishment from God?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
Hispanic American
True or False: All sub-cultures can be discriminated against.
True !
In the Asian American culture, what is the basic institution of society?
The family
What is the goal of Healthy People 2010 ?
"to eliminate the disparities in six areas of health status experienced by racial and ethnic minorities while trying to continue the overall health of all American people."
Iggy p. 51
In which of the following cultures is the head of household matrifocal?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
African American
According to Iggy, p. 55, what is part of the larger culture of the patient?
Sub-culture
True or False: In the Hispanic American, dishonor and shame are a reflection on the whole family.
True !
What is cultural competence?
The ability to understand and respond effectively to the cultural and language needs of the patient.
In which of the following cultures would an individual in the south possibly never see a physician but be treated by folk medicine?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
African American
Culture can be defined as a body of _________ _______ , ________ , and __________ for ________ that are shared among members of a particular group
learned beliefs, traditions and guides for behavior that are shared among members of a particular group
In which of the following cultures is the Father the primary decision maker?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
Hispanic American
True or False: In the Native American Indian culture, there is a need for the individual to be in harmony with the family and the environment.
True!
In which of the following cultures does the Father share rights and authority with the Wife?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
Asian American
True or False: In the Hispanic American culture, good health equals proper balance with God and family, a balance of yin/yang.
False - yin/yang are found in the Asian American culture - but the first part is true about the Hispanic American culture and good health
In which of the following cultures does the family provide lifelong support and their roles are well defined?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
Asian American
In which of the following cultures is the family a closed unit? 2 answers please!
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
Hispanic American and Asian American
In which of the following cultures are the health problems closely related to the economic status of the members?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
African American
In which of the following cultures are the medicine men and women deeply respected?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
Native American Indian
In which of the following cultures is the healer usually a female member of the family?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
Hispanic American
In which of the following cultures are some heads of the household the women or mother?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
Native American Indian
True or False: In the African American culture, you typically will live with or near the wife's family since family is biological and extended.
False - this may occur in the Native American Indian culture.
True or False: In the African American culture, family needs supersede the needs of the individual.
False ! This occurs in the Hispanic American culture
In which of the following cultures, if the husband is in the home, is the family centered around the women?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
African American
In which of the following cultures are folk medicine and cures transmitted orally in secrecy, remaining inside the family?
Native American Indian
African American
Hispanic American
Asian American
Asian American