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what is healthy people 2020

nationwide initiative looking at the entire population looking at obesity, pollution, etc. to create a healthier nation

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culture

learned and provides direction for decisions and actions

3

ethnicity

common sense of a group of people based on their heritage

4

race

biological attributes

5

enculturation

processes by which a person learns norms, values, and behaviors of another culture (transfer student from another country)

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what is is the 1st essential expectation to understand other cultures

understanding one's own culture

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culturally congruent care

meaningful, supportive, and facilitative because it fits valued life patterns of patients (this is our goal)

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how do nurses provide culturally competent care

requires self reflection

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ethnocentrism

belief that one's way of thinking, living, and behaving is more superior than others

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stereotyping

assumption that an attribute present in one member of a group is present in all members of a group

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what can cultural differences include

-time
-space
-family relationships

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assessment

-gather information that will enable the nurse to provide culturally competent care
-ask "what do you prefer to be called?"