Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care


Part Three Healthcare Systems

5. Describe similarities and differences between folk and scientific healthcare systems. Give an example of each.

Appendix B to identify and collect cultural assessment data—family and kinship, social life, political systems, language, worldview, religious behaviors, health beliefs and prac tices, and health concerns. Compare and con trast the assessment of other groups in your community. 2. Attend religious services at a church, tem ple, mosque, synagogue, or place of worship to learn about a religion different from your own. How does the church meet the unique needs of its congregation? 3. Identify alternative healthcare practitioners within your community. Which subcultures do they serve? Describe the kinds of care that they offer to community residents. Navajo%20Nation%20has%20long,rates%20in%20the%20 United%20States Cummins, D. (2020). Planning, implementing, and evaluat ing community/public health programs. In C. Rector & M. J. Stanley (Eds.), Community and public health nursing (10th ed., pp. 416–422). Wolters Kluwer. Ellis, T. A., & Purnell, L. D. (2021). People of Guatemalan heritage. In L. D. Purnell & E. Fenkl (Eds.), Textbook for transcultural health care: a population approach (5th ed., pp. 445–467). Springer. Ervin, N. E., & Flagg, L. N. (2022). Community as client. In C. Rector & M. J. Stanley (Eds.), Community and public health nursing (10th ed., pp. 416–422). Wolters Kluwer. The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a path to achieve health equity. future/of/nursing-leading-change-advancing-health Gainsbury, S. M. (2017). Cultural competence in the treat ment of addictions: Theory, practice and evidence. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy , 24 (4), 987–1001. https://doi. org/10.1002/cpp.2062 Gaynor, T. (2015, October 23). UNHCR concerned at reports of sexual violence against refugee women and children . Retrieved July 20, 2023 from news/stories/unhcr-concerned-reports-sexual-violence against-refugee-women-and-children


Describe the impact of social determinants of health for a cultural group within your commu nity. Evaluate the access to, availability of, and acceptability of various healthcare services. Is this cultural group at risk? Why? 1. Conduct a community cultural assess ment of a group within your community. Critically analyze the cultural knowledge and/or information that should be consid ered when planning care for the group. Use REFERENCES Adams-Leander, S. (2022). Transcultural nursing. In C. Rector & M. J. Stanley (Eds.), Community and public health nurs ing: Promoting the public’s health (10th ed., pp. 95–119). Wolter Kluwer. Andrews, M. M., & Boyle, J. S. (Eds.) (2016). Transcultural concepts in nursing care (8th ed.). Wolters Kluwer. Ayón, C. (2018). “Vivimos en Jaula de Oro”: The impact of state-level legislation on immigrant Latino families. Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies , 16 (4), 351–371. Badakhsh, R., Harville, E., & Banerjee, B. (2010). The childbear ing experience during a natural disaster. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing , 39 (4), 489–497. Becenti, A. D. (2022, March 24). After a ‘scary’ beginning, Navajo leaders say their COVID-19 response has become a model. AZ Central. news/local/arizona/2022/03/24/navajo-nation-leaders say-their-covid-19-response-has-worked/7123587001 Betancourt, T. S., Newnham, E. A., Birman, D., Lee, R., Ellis, B. H., & Layne, C. M. (2017). Comparing trauma exposure, mental health needs, and service utilization across clinical samples of refugee, immigrant, and U.S.-origin children. Journal of Traumatic Stress , 30 (3), 209–218. https://doi. org/10.1002/jts.22186 COVID-19 Disproportionate Impact on Navajo National and Tribal Communities . (2020). County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. and-on-air/webinars/covid-19-disproportionate-impact on-navajo-nation-and-tribal-communities#:~:text=The%20

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