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may be deﬁned as a shared system of beliefs, values, and behavioral expectations that provides social structure for daily living.
people of varying cultures, racial and ethnic origin, religion, language, physical size, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, socioeconomic status, occupational status, and geographic location.
a large group of people who are members of an even larger cultural group, but who have certain ethnic, occupational, or physical characteristics that are not common to the larger culture.
feelings a person experiences when placed in a different culture perceived as strange.
a sense of identiﬁcation with a collective cultural group, largely based on the group's common heritage.
d). Healthcare systems
Nursing is a subculture of which of the following larger cultures in our society? a). Healthcare providers. b). Organizations of Nurses. c) Institutions d). Healthcare systems
A shared system of beliefs, values, and behavioral expectations that provides social structure for daily living.
True. Language is the primary means of transmitting culture
True or false: Language is the primary means of transmitting culture
True or false: Cultural practices and beliefs may evolve over time but they mainly remain constant as longs as they satisfy a group's needs
A large group of people who are members of an even larger cultural group, but who have certain ethnic, occupational, or physical characteristics that are not common to the larger culture.
The group that has the most ability to control the values and sanctions of the society.
When the values and cultural characteristics of a minority group are lost and replaced by those of the dominant group.
The feelings a person experiences when placed in a different culture perceived as strange. Usually some level of psychological discomfort.
Factors inhibiting sensitivity to diversity
1. stereotyping 2. cultural imposition 3. cultural blindness 4. cultural conflict.
A sense of identification with a collective cultural group, largely based on the group's common heritage.
Common health problems among American Indians
Heart disease, Cirrhosis, Diabetes mellitus, fetal alcohol syndrome.
Common health problems among African Americans
Hypertension, stroke, sickle cell anemia, lactose intolerance, keloids
Common health problems among Asian/Pacific Islanders
Hypertension, liver cancer, lactose intolerance, thalassemia
Common health problems among Whites
Breast cancer, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity
Cultural influences on Healthcare (9)
Physiology, Reactions to Pain, Mental Health norms, Gender Roles, Language, Orientation to space and time, Food/nutrition, family support, socioeconomic factors
Definition of providing culturally competent care
Care that is planned, and implemented in a way that is sensitive to the needs of individuals, families, and groups from diverse populations within society.
tendency to view one's own culture and group as superior to all other cultures and groups
False: conforming to the majority belief system is cultural imposition.
T or F: Cultural blindness is the belief that everyone should conform to the majority belief system.
False: this describes culture shock.
T or F: Stereotyping describes the feelings a person experiences when place in a different culture
T or F: When providing care to people from different cultures, it is important to allow past experiences to guide solutions to all cultural situations
T or F: Culture is an important component of individuality that affects in individual's perception of pain
_________is the sense of identification with a collective cultural group, largely based on the group's common heritage.
The performance of a cultural_____________is an effective way to identify specific factors that influence a patient's behavior.
The__________group is the group within a country or society that has the most authority to control values and sanctions.
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