1. What is a persons beliefs that their practices and beliefs are the best?
  2. What is the most common barrier to communication?
    The language spoken
  3. Based on scientific research and best practices, our traditional medicines most Americans and some African Americans use with folk healing.
    Biomedical or scientifically based beliefs
  4. Believe a healthy stage is one of balance and harmony. (Mind, body, and spirit)
    Naturalistically or holistically based beliefs
  5. Yin and yang or hot and cold
    Chinese Americans
  6. Many religions believe in prayer and healing, but some believe that disease is caused by supernatural forces.
    Religiously based beliefs
  7. Believe making eye contact is rude, may need to sit side to side.
    Chinese Americans
  8. Refuse blood transfusions because it violates God’s law.
    Jehovah’s witness
  9. Prohibit Pork in their diet
    Muslims (Islam)
  10. Beliefs in practitioners of alternative treatments.
    Folk healing
  11. Father names the baby and circumcision is performed by Mohel.
  12. Prohibit caffeine intake and use of tobacco
    Mormons (Latter Day Saints)
  13. Pt may request physician consult with religious leader Imam.
  14. Acupuncture, yoga, aroma and herbal therapy, coining, voodoo, massage, and meditation.
    Folk healing
  15. Prefer same sex provider
  16. Prefer the family to wash and prepare the body and position to face Mecca, also bury their dead facing Mecca
  17. Have a folk healer called Curanderos. Illness considered a punishment from God.
    Mexican Americans
  18. Wear taviz, a black string on which words of the Koran are attached.
  19. Recruits the wearing of sacred undergarment at all times and can only be removed if an emergency
    Mormons (latter day saints)
  20. Avoids physical contact with woman whenever there is blood coming from the uterus
  21. Needs female staff, keep head and body covered at all times and allow privacy for prayer
  22. Women cover hair after marriage, men wear scull caps.
  23. Follow kosher diet including no mixing of meat and milk at meal
  24. Smaller portion of the make up of the population
  25. Care that crosses cultural boundaries or combines the elements of more than one culture and is mandated by law
    Transcultural nursing
  26. Male dominant
  27. Female dominant
  28. Difference between groups of people in a certain geographical area
    Cultural diversity
  29. Knowledge of cultural beliefs and values
    Cultural awareness
  30. Must be aware of personal cultural beliefs or practices and understand that these beliefs may put some limitations on the ability to care for those from other cultures
    Cultural competence
  31. Example of economic barrier
    Medicare, insurance, Medicaid
  32. Example of education barrier
    Not finishing high school, no diploma, low income
  33. Example of geography barrier
    Rural areas have limited access to health care providers, low income areas of larger cities, minority groups make up a greater percentage of low income.
  34. Example of language barrier
    Not being able to speak the most common language of that area
  35. A preconceived idea or fixed opinion about a certain type of behavior, individual, or group of people
  36. A fixed concept of how all members of an ethnic group act or think
    Ethnic stereotype
  37. Determination or judgement about a person or group base on an irrational suspicion or hated of a particular group
  38. A type of unfair treatment of one or more persons or group
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