n326week2Cultural Assessment

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Transcultural Assessment
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Transcultural Assessment What is culture?
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Transcultural Assessment Definition of culture Norms and practices of a particular group that are learned and shared and guide thinking, decisions and action Thoughts, communications, actions, beliefs, values and institutions of racial, ethnic, religious or social groups
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Transcultural Assessment What/Who are some examples of culture?
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Transcultural Assessment Culture – Basic Characteristics Learned from birth through process of language acquisition and socialization Shared by all members of same cultural group Adapted to specific conditions related to environmental and technical factors Dynamic and ever changing
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Transcultural Assessment Why is it important to consider in health care?
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Transcultural Assessment Cultural practices affect health, illness, self care, and treatment measures meaning & causes of illness, health practices, diet, & can be a
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course NUR 326 taught by Professor Meneghini during the Fall '10 term at St. Xavier.

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