Flashcards in Class 5 - Health Disparities & Diversity in Health Beliefs Deck (13)
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
biological physical features
social and cultural background simliarity
values, beliefs, normed passed down from groups.
being conscious of similarities and contrasts between cultural groups
knowing that cultural differences and similarities exist, without assigning values to those differences
the application of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or personal attributes required by nurses to maximize respectful relationships with diverse populations
grouping or family, all family income, decision making is shared process
-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
how does culture influence health?
ability to talk about health
life style behaviours
transfusion of blood
birth control options
any health disparities in aboriginals
First Nations - political term
inuit - NW territories
metis - european
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