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Ethnocentrism

Conviction that the values and beliefs of one's own cultural group are superior to another's

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Cultural Competence

Skills and knowlege necessary to appreciate, respect, andwork with individuals from different cultures

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What does healthy 2020 want to do for maternity nursing?

  • Decrease maternal deaths from 9.9 in 1998 to 4.3
  • Reduce to 11

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Evidence Based Practice Maternity Nursing

  • Research based information to guide medical and nursing practices
  • Require hospitals to have EBP sources of information

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Leading Causes of Infant Mortality

  1. Short Gestation (prematurity) and Low Birth Weight
  2. Congenital malformations
  3. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  4. Maternal Complications of Pregnancy
  5. Complications of placenta, umbilical cord, and amniotic membranes

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Leading Causes of Maternal Mortality

  1. Hemorrhage
  2. Pulmonary Embolism
  3. Preeclampsia/Ecampsia
  4. Infection

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Successful Crossing Culture Care

  1. Assume nothing
  2. Be non-judgemental
  3. Hang out and listen
  4. Accept uncertainty
  5. Expect differences
  6. Build Bridges

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Collaborator

Works with other disciplines regarding patient outcomes and may discuss with other members of the healthcare team; coordinator and communicator

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Advocate

Speaks up for the patient and serves as a go-between, advocating for the patient's desires, particularly if they are not the norm; patient-centered mediator

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Manager

Delegates and supervises care on the unit and for the policies of the institution

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Affordable Care Act (2010)

Requires every health policy to cover maternity care

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Infant Mortality

Number of deaths under one year/1,000 live births