Chp. 18- Culturally Responsive Nursing Care

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Chp. 18- Culturally Responsive Nursing Care
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  1. Cultural Concepts
    • Culture
    • Subculture
    • Biculture
    • Diversity
    • Race
    • Ethnicity
    • Nationality
    • Religion
    • Ethnocentrism-the belief in the superiority of one's own culture and lifestyle
    • Prejudice
    • Racism
    • Discrimination
    • Generalizations
    • Sterotyping
  2. Health Disarities
    difference in care experienced by one population compared with another population
  3. Acculturation
    occurs when people incorporate traits from another culture
  4. Assimilation
    process by which the individual develops a new cultural identity
  5. Health Beliefs & Practices
    • Magico-religious health belief-health & illness are controlled by supernatural forces
    • Ex: may believe illness is from being old
    • Scientific or biomedical health belief- life is controlled by physical & biochemical┬áprocesses┬áthat can be manipulated by humans.
    • Holistic Health belief- forces of nature must be maintained in balance or harmony

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