6512 #2 discussion.docx - BK is a 16-year-old Caucasian female who comes in with her grandmother for an annual exam The grandmother reports BK has been

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BK is a 16-year-old Caucasian female who comes in with her grandmother for an annual exam. The grandmother reports BK has been “acting strange, staying in her room all the time and refusing to do all the things she used to enjoy like singing in the youth choir”. Grandmother shares that BK’s mother is a drug addict is currently incarcerated, so she is worried BK is using drugs and wants her tested for drugs. BK is not on any medications. She is obese and does not make eye contact when you enter the room Talk about risky activities, any trauma from the past, any history of her mother doing drugs when she was pregnant, obese (diet), depression, other family history, Socioeconomic, Spiritual, and Cultural Factors NURS 6512, Week 2 Main Question Post: Each patient should be treated according to their cultural, religious, socioeconomic, and personal beliefs (Ball, 2015). Culturally competent healthcare providers can adapt to the unique needs of patients from various cultural backgrounds, developing a trusting
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