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Flashcards in Spiritual Health Deck (24)
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belief that any ultimate reality is unknown or unknowable

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Agnostic

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belief that there is no existence of a God

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Atheist

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a dimension of spirituality that is based upon patients being connected to themselves, others, nature, God or another supreme being

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Connectedness

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key quality indicators that help health care institutions improve performance, increase accountability & reduce costs

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Core Measures

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care that fits a person’s life patterns, values & system of meaning

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Culturally Congruent Care

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ongoing process in which a health care professional strives to work effectively within the cultural context of a patient (individual, family & community)

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Cultural Competence

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ability to elicit a patient’s explanation of an illness and its causes

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Explanatory Model

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a particular type of health difference that is closely linked with social, economic, and/or environmental disadvantage; health inequality or difference between the health status of disadvantaged group & that of an advantaged group

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Health Disparity

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of or pertaining to the whole

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Holistic

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a model that suggests that each of us stands at the intersection of two categories: privilege & oppression

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Intersectionality

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model that integrates Sue’s model with the ladder of oppression to emphasize how culturally competent organizations & individuals can work to eliminate health care disparities

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Ladder of Cultural Competence

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ability of an organization and its staff to communicate effectively & convey information in a manner that is easily understood by diverse audiences

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Linguistic Competence

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groups of people that are more likely to have poor health outcomes and die at earlier age because of complex interaction between individual behaviors, public and health policy, community & environmental factors, and quality of healthcare

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Marginalized Groups

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connecting to your inner self, which allows one to go beyond oneself to understand the meanings of experiences

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Self-Transendence

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belief that there is a positive force outside of and greater than oneself that allows one to develop new perspectives that are beyond physical boundaries

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Transendence

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resources such as access to health care, job opportunities, nutritious food, clean air, and transportation

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Social Determinants of Health

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impaired ability to experience and integrate meaning & purpose in life through connectedness with self, others, art, music, literature, nature and/or a power greater than oneself

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Spiritual Distress

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comparative study of cultures in order to understand their similarities (culture that is universal) and the differences among them (culture that is specific to particular groups)

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Transcultural Nursing

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an individual’s or group’s view of the worlds which determines how they perceive others, how they interact and relate to reality and how they process information

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World View

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Steps Toward Developing Cultural Competence

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(1) Self-Awareness (2) World View of Providers & Patients (3) Develop Skills & Interventions (4) Institutional Forces

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Nursing Interventions to Promote Spiritual Health

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Establishing Presence, Supporting Healing Relationships, Use of Support Systems, Diet Therapy, Supporting Rituals, Prayer & Meditation

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C-LARA

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Calm yourself. Listen to the patient. Affirm. Respond, Add any additional info.

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LEARN

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Listen with sympathy. Explain perceptions of problem. Acknowledge cultural differences. Recommend treatment. Negotiate agreement.

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FICA Tool

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Faith, Importance of Spirituality, Community, Address Spiritual Needs