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NURS 6512, Week 2 Main Question Post Diversity Awareness in Health Assessment Assigned Case Study: JC, an at-risk 86-year-old Asian male, is physically and financially dependent on his daughter, a single mother who has little time or money for her father's health needs. He has a hx of hypertension (HTN), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), b12 deficiency, and chronic prostatitis. He currently takes Lisinopril 10mg QD, Prilosec 20mg QD, B12 injections monthly, and Cipro 100mg QD. He comes to you for an annual exam and states “I came for my annual physical exam, but do not want to be a burden to my daughter. Cultural competency and diversity are significant in healthcare. It involves the transformation of knowledge about individuals and groups of people into specific standards, policies, practices, and attitudes used in appropriate cultural settings to increase the quality of services which results in positive outcomes (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015). As a future PMHNP, it is critical to be aware of different cultural backgrounds and adapt to the unique needs of patients to directly impact high-quality care delivered. This week’s Discussion
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