Health-Related Beliefs and Practices Among a Selected Population

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Health-Related Beliefs and Practices Among a Selected Population

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Health-Related Beliefs and Practices Among a Selected Population

 

 Guidelines:

  1. Introduction to the presentation (title, name of presenters, brief narrative about purpose of presentation).
  2. Statistical data about the group locally, nationally, and internationally (i.e. population statistics, etc.)
  3. Summary of the history of the cultural group chosen, including:
  4. When and why the cultural group immigrate to the US
  5. Summary data on traditional cultural value impacting health such as:

Definition of health (i.e. what does it mean to be healthy?)

  1. Beliefs about the cause(s) for illness
  2. Role of the family
  3. Gender roles
  4. Religious beliefs and impact on health
  5. Cultural healers that are used alone or in combination with medicine such as herbalists, spiritualists, etc.
  6. The person(s) in a family responsible for various health-related decisions, (what to do when ill, where to go, who to see, and what advice to follow).
  7. Culturally-based health practices (i.e. special diet or herbs, massage, acupuncture, and/or use of Western medicine).
  8. Beliefs concerning body organs and/or systems and how they function
  9. Health topics that may be sensitive or taboo to the client.
  10. Beliefs and practices toward visiting doctors, immunizations, screening tests, preventive health measures, etc.

 

  1. Beliefs and practices during specific types of situations (pregnancy and childbirth, mental illness, terminal illness, illness of a child, death, etc.)
  2. Possible conflicts between health beliefs and practices and the teaching and practices of an established health program or system.
  3. Recommendations for culturally appropriate/competent care (in other words, specific nursing actions/interventions) such as:
  4. How would a nurse communicate with this patient (verbally and nonverbally) if you are taking care of him/her? Give an example.
  5. What specific/special cultural health practices would you incorporate in your care (i.e. special diet, other alternative healing practices, etc.). Give examples.
  6. How would you include the family and be sensitive to their cultural issues and needs? Give an example.
  7. Write your conclusion
  8. References (a minimum of 3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rubric

Some Rubric (4)

Some Rubric (4)
Criteria Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Provide an introduction
  
5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Current statistical data about the culture locally, nationally and internationally
  
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome History of the cultural group chosen
  
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Health values, beliefs and health practices
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Recommendations for culturally sensitive/competent care (minimum of 3 recommendations with examples)
20.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Content is organized and clear.
5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Power point is clear, flows well, and has consistency of style.
  
5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Presenters effectively involves class and facilitates discussion.
  
5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Conclusion
  
5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome APA format – Minimum of three references 0.5 points will be deducted for each grammar/spelling error.
10.0 pts

 

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