Flashcards in Diversity and Spirituality Deck (17)
*Accept modern health practices and use complementary and alternative medicines
*Life support is discouraged
*Organ donation is acceptable
*like other Christians accept modern health practices and use complementary and alternative medicine
*Organ donation is acceptable
*Family planning by natural means only
*Permanent sterilization is forbidden
*Abortion is considered morally wrong
Fasting on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday and days of abstinence (no meat) include all Fridays in Lent.
Fasting is not required when the person is ill
accept modern health practices
Partnership relationship between the patient, family, and health care provider
Life of the patient above all else.
Anything that can be done to ease the suffering of the patient is highly recommended.
An abortion can be done if the woman's life is physically at risk.
Generally cremation is discouraged
Autopsies are permitted but all body parts must be buried.
Organ donations are permissible.
Keeping a patient on life support vary among different denominations.
*Kosher Diet (no mixing meat and milk, no shellfish, no pork)
*Some only refrain from eating pork, others will refrain from a variety of foods and food mixtures
*others will not be able to eat any hospital food unless it is certified Strictly Kosher and cooked in a Kosher Kitchen.
*Muslim accept modern health practices
*Autopsies performed for medical research and training are allowed.
*The use of life support and abortion (when the mother's heath is in imminent danger) are permitted.
*Ramadan - 30 days of fasting from sunup to sundown (pregnant women, nursing mothers, elderly and ill do not need to fast).
*No pork or pork products are allowed and
all permissible meat is halal or zabiha.
*Alcoholic beverages or any food prepared with alcohol are prohibited, but medications with alcohol are permitted
Accept many modern health practices
*opposed to blood transfusions -will accept alternatives to blood transfusions (i.e., non-blood plasma expanders, autologous transfusions, iron supplements)
may permit organ transplants with non-blood product cleansing of organs
abstain from eating the meat of animals from which blood has not been properly drained
Some believe that illness if God's punishment for sin and some may believe in faith healing.
Many are vegetarian because they believe in not killing any living creatures
refers to the "fact or state of being different." Many factors count for differences such as race, gender, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, educational attainment, and religious affiliation
a cultural group's perception of themselves (group identity). This self-perception influences how others perceive the group's members
the learned, shared, and transmitted values, beliefs, norms, and life practices of a particular group that guide thinking, decisions, and actions in patterned ways
an expectation that all people within the same racial, ethnic or cultural group act alike or share the same belief and attitudes. Stereotyping eliminates an individual's unique identity and results in labeling.
refers to a grouping of people based on biological similarities. Members of a particular race have similar characteristics such as blood group, facial features, color of skin, hair and eyes.