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diversity

culture, belief, language, race, gender, values, age, socioeconomic levels, disability and abilities, behaviour, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, profession, marital status, family, political views, where we live

2

race

biological physical features

3

ethnicity

social and cultural background simliarity

4

cultural

values, beliefs, normed passed down from groups.

5

cultural awareness

being conscious of similarities and contrasts between cultural groups

6

cultural sensitivity

knowing that cultural differences and similarities exist, without assigning values to those differences

7

cultural competence

the application of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or personal attributes required by nurses to maximize respectful relationships with diverse populations

8

collectivist culture

grouping or family, all family income, decision making is shared process

9

cultural safety

-both a process and an outcome whose goal is to promote greater equity.
-focuses on root causes of power imbalances and inequitable social relationships in health care

10

how does culture influence health?

communication
ability to talk about health
life style behaviours
transfusion of blood
birth control options

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aboriginal

any health disparities in aboriginals
First Nations - political term
inuit - NW territories
metis - european

12

health promotion for aboriginal

culturally competent health promo supports and honours these practices and beliefs that are protective or benign, and respectfully helps identify and change those beliefs and practices that have a negative health impact

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exploring cultural identity

-independence/self care vs. independence/being cared for by others
-communication norms
-personal space and touch
-social organization
-attitudes
-religion, spiritiuality and magic
-diet and food habits