CheckPoint Barriers in Diversity

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CheckPoint: Barriers in Diversity Nationality can be a huge barrier when it comes to communicating with patients. Some physicians do not understand that patient’s nationality has a lot how their care is given. An example of the nationality barrier is some patients who are women cannot be examined by a male physician because of the religion of the patient. This is a barrier for some physicians’ because they do not understand the reason behind it. Lifestyle is another barrier for another reason because nurses and physicians’ may not agree with a patient’s lifestyle. The physicians’ feel sometime because they do not like how they live they do not care about how he/she treats the patient. This is a barrier because the physician took an oath to treat patients with care and respect they deserve whether they agree or not. Unfortunately this is not always the case and it does cause a barrier between physician and patient. Heath is also another barrier because what a physician finds not healthy a patient does not. I
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Unformatted text preview: think this a big issue when to come to physicians’. Their job is to make sure you are the healthiest you can be and if disregard what a physician has to say about your health the physicians’ demeanor changes on how he/she will be treating you. The biggest barrier is educational status. Physicians sometime do not understand that every person has an educational background. They think because we like in the US that means we all have an education and that is far from the truth. If the patient has a lack of education that provides an extreme barrier between patient and Physician. The reason for that is because the patient does not understand what he/she are saying because they may have dropped out of school in 9 th grade, The patient without proper education will not be able to understand the physician and the physicians will not be able to understand why the patient can not understand what he/she is saying....
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