Berkeley Lecture - really need to be aware of patients...

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Barbara Brandmire Unit 10 Berkeley Lecture 10 things someone in the medical profession should be conscious of in terms of intercultural communications. 1. Medication 2. Atmosphere 3. Movement of the body after they have passed 4. Not standing at the end of the bed after someone has passed 5. Grievance 6. Religious practices/beliefs 7. Preservation 8. Surgery 9. Feelings of passing/acceptance 10. Transplants I really enjoyed this lecture on Buddhism and about sickness, life, and death. I realized how little I knew about this religion and how they view this important parts of life. This lecture taught me that people who are in the medical profession
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Unformatted text preview: really need to be aware of patients beliefs and their backgrounds when talking with them or making medical decisions. It really hit home when the speaker was talking about where certain types of people would choose to die. Based on their previous experience and culture they would choose to die in different places due to what they believe or to signify certain things in their lives. I also learned that you in the health care profession you need to be sensitive to the cultures of others and respect their wishes of how they choose to be treated medical whether you agree or not....
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