Cultural competence

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  • Lewin's Change Model

    TASK D The RN’s in the scenario displayed behaviour that was disrespectful and was in no way ethical or professional (NCNZ, 2010). From the scenario the three changes I would make will be review of nursing competencies, effective handover strategies and a stronger staff management. Primarily the aim of these three changes is to improve and ensure the best possible care for patient (NCNZ, 2010). A change model that could be utilised to implement these adjustments is the Lewin’s model of change…

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  • Non Lonely Target People

    The purpose of this study was to investigate how loneliness of the target person and their academic performance affect others to perceiver their level of achievement. Eighteen undergraduate students at UCLA including three male and 15 female participated in this study, and their age rang was from 18 to 23 years old. A two way within-subjects design was used to investigate the loneliness level of the target person, defined as lonely or non-lonely, and their GPA level, defined as a 3.5 GPA or a…

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  • Cultural Sensitivity In Home Intervention

    Cultural Sensitivity There has been a major increase in home-based early intervention services beimg more culturally sensitive towards the children and families that they deal with and this is very important. As the years pass the population of families with children who have a disability, mental health issue and who are delayed become more socioculturally, linguistically, ethnically, and diverse. It is expected that interventionists work well with families who challenge them to provide…

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  • Personal Influences On My Life

    specific definition of cultural competence because the interpretation has evolved. However, from an academic standpoint, cultural competency is a collection of congruent behaviors, attitudes and policies that are integrated into a system. This system enables people to work effectively in cross-cultural situations (Cross et. al., 1989). Cross indicated there are several fundamental features, which contribute to a system’s success. They include: valuing diversity, the ability for cultural…

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  • Psychological Disorders: The Ford Vs. Wainwright Case

    controversy and indecisiveness in establishing legal guidelines for determining mental competence in the eyes of the law. Specifically, the Supreme Court case of Ford versus (v) Wainwright attempted to establish the constitutionality of executing someone deemed psychologically unfit after the trial process, as well as adequate procedures for doing so. However, due to the ambiguous…

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  • New Hire Orientation

    For the week of 09/28/15-10/03/15 I was assigned personnel assignments and did not shadow anyone in the department. I primarily did assignments for the sales team minus two hours where I left the office for new hire orientation. I was unable to tie any of my activities for the past week to any of my chosen competencies. On Monday 09/28/15 the Renaissance held their first new hire orientation since I started my orientation and I was instructed to attend. I learn everything from the benefits that…

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  • Alabama Common Law Case Summary

    I. The court will likely find Humphrey entrusted the truck to Haley under Alabama common law. “When one person drives a car belonging to another, a rebuttable presumption of entrustment... arise when ownership is established ” Edwards v. Valentine, 926 So. 2d 315, 320 (Ala. 2005). This presumption can be rebutted by strong, clear and undisputed evidence that the driver was neither the agent of the owner nor operating the vehicle with her permission or consent. Thompson v. Harvard, 235 So.2d…

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  • Sports Agent Of Competency

    An Agent of Competency As children, many young boys and girls watch sports on television with the hopes of one day being the one who is scoring the game winning touchdown, or shooting the game winning shot at the buzzer, or landing the perfect 10 to bring home the gold. Upon growing up, many of these same children realize only a select few will achieve that goal and must look for other ways to earn a living. One career path that can be taken that allows one to be part of the sport they love is…

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  • Rakoczy, Ehrling, Harris, And Schultze's Experiments

    Introduction Rakoczy, Ehrling, Harris, and Schultze 's experiments wanted to evaluate how young children accept advice on topics they have no knowledge in; while how adults make judgements has been well-studied, the way children make judgements has not (Rakoczy et al., 2015, p.71-73). Through these experiments, Rakoczy et al. (2015) wanted to determine whether children actively sought advice from better informed, as adults would; additionally, they wanted to see whether or not children were…

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  • Individual And Organizational Competencies Case Study

    Having established one’s own credibility, demonstrated responsibility, and established culture that focuses on results and organizational competence, the leader must ensure that that the right people are in the right role (Collins, 2001). By assessing the availability of roles, and the competencies that are required of each, a leader should make appropriate personnel selections to ensure the…

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