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ARAB AMERICANS 1Arab AmericansStudent NameCourse CodeDate
ARAB AMERICANS 2Introduction Just like climate change and gender biasness, culture in professionalism has been debatedby scholars in all fields of specialization over the years. Culture is defined as the arts and othermanifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively. It has also beendescribed as the ideas, customs and social behavior of a particular group in the society(Bonvillain, 2019). Culture is important in all fields of professionalism especially in the field ofnursing. The profession of nursing requires nurses to be prepared to provide care to personswithout biasness due to cultural difference. In the contemporary society, the populations areculturally diverse and therefore there is need for the nurses to provide culturally competent careto all people despite their cultural background. Every culture is made of values and beliefsrelated to health care but most of the people expect respect during medical treatment. Thehealthcare profession requires to maintain education while consistently striving forimprovements for effective communication skills to promote positive health outcomes. Thepurpose of this paper is to discuss facts regarding Arab Americans and the six cultural aspectsthat nurses may need to make in order to provide effective care for the patients of Arabic culture.U.S. Census Data on Arab AmericansAccording to the United States Census of 2010, there are 1.6 million Arab Americans inthe United States. Out of this population approximately 290,000 people defined themselves to bepurely Arabs, 224,241 defined themselves as other Arabs (Kayyali, 2013). Other group on the2010 Census are listed by the nation of origin and some may or may not be Arabs or regardthemselves as Arabs. According to Arab American Institute Arab Americans resides in all thefifty states in the United States of America. 94 percent of the Arabic ethnic Population lives inthe metropolitan areas of major towns. Dearborn is the city that was concluded by U.S 2010