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Nurses must be aware of 3 contexts that shape life experiences and perspectives of their clients.

Social
Cultural
Historical

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Includes thoughts, practices, communications, languages, beliefs, values, rituals, roles, relationships and expected behaviours.

CULTURE

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How is culture transmitted?

Intergenerationally

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Define Culture

Integrated pattern of human behaviour includes:
thoughts,practices,communications, languages, beliefs, values, rituals, roles, relationships and expected behaviours.

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Identification with a broad social group based on common ancestral descent etc.

Ethnicity

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What differentiates one ethnic collective from another?

Shared beliefs
Shared Characteristics
Shared Norms

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Define Ethnicity:

ID with a broad social group based on:
common ancestral descent, history, religion, geographic origin, language or nationality.

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T/F Practitioners can be fully competent in the culture of another.

FALSE

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Practitioners must demonstrate: (2)

Humility & openness to learning!

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Fran says Cultural Humility is:

Meeting someone where they are and admitting that you don't know. TEACH ME!

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Other cultures may attribute mental illness to (3)

Spirit Possession
Witchcraft
God's Will

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In treating pt's of another culture, clinicians should (3) BKN

Be aware of health beliefs & practices of population
Know whether the individual ascribes to said beliefs
Negotiate ways to incorporate indigenous practices as deemed appropriate

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5 Aspects of Cultural Context of Illness:
IE -- F r/t -- E of r'ship -- OCA

Cultural identity of the individual
Cultural explanation of the individual
Cultural factors RT psychosocial environment & LoF
Cultural elements of relationship between pt & clinician
Overall cultural assessment for dx & care

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Understanding ____________ may help explain a lack of health seeking behaviours.

Stigma

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Stigma related concerns may...

Extend from individual to family

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A set of cultural beliefs and attitudes integrated into practice methods of a system, agency or its professionals, that enable them to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.

Cultural Competence

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Cultural Competence

A set of cultural beliefs and attitudes
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integrated into practice methods of a system, agency or its professionals,
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that enable them to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.

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Kleinman Questions (5) 4W-1H

What do you think has caused illness?
What do you think illness does?
How does it work?
What kind of trtmt do you think you should receive?
What are the important results you hope to receive from treatment?

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Culture in case of long answer
PTL (Jim'n'Tammy)
RRR
BEV

Integrated pattern of human behaviour includes:
practices, thoughts, languages
rituals, roles, relationships
beliefs, values, expected behaviours
transmitted intergenerationally.

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Ethnicity long answer
ID with a ____ or ____
based on
Hx LORA

ID with a broad pop or social group based on:
history
language
origin geographically
religion
ancestral descent that's common