Cultural competence

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  • Indigenous Health Care System

    impacts of colonialism, the political process and the community’s prejudice effects on the Indigenous health status. This report intends to inspire health care professionals to understand the development of cultural competency standards by health industry bodies and actively engage in cross-cultural interactions to develop a higher level of skills in their community and practice. This report provides…

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  • Mr. Abbadi Case Summary

    Mr. Abbadi presented to the evaluation session poorly groomed in a jail-issued jumpsuit. Hygiene and grooming were inadequate as a malodorous scent emanated from his body during the interview. Eye contact was variable. At times, he stared intensely at this evaluator. Other times, Mr. Abbadi looked at the ceiling or behind his back while talking. No gross physical impairment was observed. Numerous tattoos appeared on his arms and neck. Large print letters were tattooed on each of his…

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  • The Reflection Of Culture And Culture In The Classroom

    their inner world must meet with their outer world. “The inner world is where fears and unreasoning joyousness, fantasies and intuition move and speak” (Igoa, 1995, p.46). Immigrant children mostly feel fear, isolation, and loneliness because of the cultural differences they are experiencing. Most teachers do not take the time to understand a child’s culture, and a child’s constant defiance may be the result of the conflict at home or their need for attention. Igoa tells of a Samoan child that…

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  • Cultural Challenges In Community Nursing

    Cultural Challenges I Faced in My Community Health Project Having a culturally diverse group of a population, posed several challenges, that if not recognized early on, would critically impact the success of our community health program. As cited by Nies and McEwen (2015) it is important that community health nurses “understand the diversity or differences that occur in families, groups, neighborhoods, communities, and public and community health care organizations” (Nies & McEwen, 2015, p.…

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  • Mrs. Krasniqi Case Study

    One of the main core values in the NASW code of ethics is social justice. The code of ethics also talks about cultural differences. In section 1.05 Cultural Competence and Social Diversity part A it states, Social workers should understand culture and its function in human behavior and society, recognizing the strengths that exist in all cultures. The case worker should have been aware of…

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  • Ting-Toomey: An Intercultural Communication Analysis

    Eastern people after joining the Muslim community in 2014. More people should be made aware of theories such as Hofstede’s (2012) cultural dimensions, and Ting-Toomey 's (1999) staircase model in order to avoid cultural misunderstanding. Applying these concepts to understand Victoria’s experiences have also helped enlighten me about my own ethnic identity and cultural values. Hofstede Victoria is New Zealand born and raised but converted to the religion of Islam at the age of 18. She shared…

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  • Cultural Issues In Nursing Essay

    270 ancestries (Australian Human Rights Commission, n.d.). Cultural bias is pervasive, negative, or unconscious beliefs, attitudes or differences in understanding of a culture (Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, 2015). The unit Culture and Health has taught us to apraise social and ethical wellbeing within the context of equitable and cultural safety. So, how is a student nurse able to apply this concept to the cultural complexity of Australia? International, National and…

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  • English Language Learner Needs Analysis

    A. I believe for this stage I am exceeding. In my opinion I have reached accurate ability to assess the impact of my own culture and assumptions, judgment and or biases related to my own culture. I believe this to be true not only from the assignments we completed in class but also because of my own out look and view on life. I am always remembering that my views are different from those around me, and that my true culture is deeper than what is just on the surface. I believe it is important to…

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  • Diversity In Schools

    (Caucasian)and English speaking in make-up and the number of culturally diverse teachers is in a state of decline (Gay, 2003). Educators must accept the fact that students who enter their schools/classrooms bring with them major differences concerning their cultural and ethnic background. While the original research was mainly focused on differences in culture regarding race, researchers are now paying closer attention to…

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  • The Importance Of Intrapersonal Communication

    Intrapersonal communication is language or thought that occurs within the communicator. In order to effectively communicate with others, you must first acknowledge intraprasonal communication - how you communicate with yourself. However, intrapersonal communication is occasionally guided by interpersonal communication. While there are many types of intrapersonal communication, each one is equally important to identify and understand. Through identification and personal examples, intrapersonal…

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