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What is culture?

A set of beliefs, characteristics, rules of a group of people

2

What are the characteristics of culture?

Learned
Shared
Dynamic
Reasonable to members point of view
Not easily described to others

3

What makes a culture? Name some examples of.

Beliefs
Values
Attitudes
Language
Patterns of thought
Religion
Knowledge
Career eg nursing

4

Can a person belong to more than one culture?

Yes

5

What are some concepts related to culture?

Ethnic identity
Minority
Race
Racism
Subcultures
Sterotypes
Clash of cultures eg punks vs heavy metal
otherness (them and us)

6

What is cultural safety in nursing?

Patients feeling safe in their culture when nursed.

7

What is unsafe cultural practise?

Any action which;
Diminishes
demeans
disempowers
the cultural identity of an individual

8

What is the focus in nursing with regards to cultural safety?

Knowledge and understanding

9

What is the process of cultural safety in New Zealand?

Cultural Awareness to Cultural Sensitivity to Cultural Safety

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What do nursing council of new Zealand require from student nurses with regards to cultural safety?

Examine - their own attitudes
Evaluate - the impact of historic, political and social processes have on health of people
Demonstrate - flexibility in relationships with people different to them

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What is Race?

Based on specific physical characteristics.
eg skin colour, hair texture

12

What is a subculture?

A large group of people within a larger group but have own characteristics not common to the majority

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What is cultural assimilation?

When minority group becomes more like dominant culture eg loss of values, beliefs

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What is cultural imposition?

believing everyone should conform to ones own beliefs

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What is stereotyping?

assuming everyone of one race/class etc look or act the same

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Define ethnicity?

Sense of identification based on groups common heritage