Americans do not trust White because they feel oppressed and humiliated and maintain separation with American culture (Allender, Judith Ann; Rector, Cherie; Warmer, Kristine D 2014). Healthcare providers need to be patience, acceptance and respect Native American culture in the community and not being judgmental (Allender, Judith Ann; Rector, Cherie; Warmer, Kristine D 2014). Lifestyle, Native American use plants or herbs to treat illnesses, for example, those in the west use sage, tea for sore eyes, stomachache, or the pain of childbirth (Allender, Judith Ann; Rector, Cherie; Warmer, Kristine D 2014). They also used religious ritual sweat lodges as a disinfectant (Allender, Judith Ann; Rector, Cherie; Warmer, Kristine D 2014).
And other cultural factors associated with the patient you were assigned. The cultural meanings of health, illness, and treatment need to be considered in MR as one of the factors during the assessment and taking his comprehensive health and history. Explain the issues that you would need to be sensitive to when interacting with the patient, and why. In my case study, a 23-year-old male Native American may face a lot of pressure in society by trying to fit in their ethnicity. In the case study, MR mentioned that he scared because he may not get in heaven if he continued to drink and smoking pot. For him to feel this way and caused some mental issues on him as anxiety which means a lot to him. Stress can cause by impending procedure or anticipated diagnosis (Ball. et all 2015 page 4). I need to find out what caused his anxiety based on the case study, and I need more information to decide on his fear. Can MR. It's stress treated by communication, such as other alternative regiments or medications, which is the last result. I will assess to see if MR is presenting any symptoms of stress. Such as crushing chest pain or difficulty in breathing and how to extend the signs are within him (Ball. et all 2015 page 4). The responsibly is to assess and to see what best will benefit Mr. and to keep in mind the aspect of sensitivity such as ethnicity Per Dains, J.E, Baumann, L.C., & Scheibel, P (2019). "Before screening recommended, acceptable treatments must be available. Contextual variables, such as ethnicity and cultural beliefs and practices, socioeconomic conditions, and geographic location, need to be considered." Health literacy is one approach as a health care provider need to utilize in this case. Literacy is to search and know how much knowledge that MR.
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