Cultural Diversity

Purpose: To recognize that individual culture does impact womans health care, communication, nutrition, and family influences that shape the families you are caring for.

Concept: Cultural Diversity

Objective: Write a paperregarding a culture and its impact on families, contraception, conception and birth.

Instructions: Create a cultural diversity paper.

1. This project is to a be written paper 5 pages in length APA format. These 5 pages include a cover page and a reference page.

2. Refer to Purnells’ Cultural Competency as a guide to assessing the patient in the identified culture from your Health Assessment course.

3. Is education valued, are boy children preferred over gril children? How do they view families? Is contraception allowed and who is involved in the decision making regarding birth control choices?

4. In an unintended pregnancy is adoption allowed? Is assisted reproductive technology accepted? What about donor sperm or surrogacy?

5. Who attends childbirth? Where do women have babies? What are the special practices employed to support the new mom and baby? Who in the family system makes decisions regarding the woman’s health?

6. What implications does culture present to the issues of womens’ health care?

See below ( 10 points)

Refer to Purnells’ Cultural Assesment Tool to address additional questions to enhance each section(See attached)

 

Points:

Description of requirement:

Total with comments

 

1

Overview of culture that is not   familiar to you.

a.  Study and investigate the role fo women in   the culture you have chosen

b. Is education   valued?

c. Is one gender   preferred over another?

d. How does this   culture view families?

 

2.5

What health care practices does this   culture embrace that may be different than Western medicine?

a. What practices   may interfere with health care?

b. What are the   major illness common to the culture you are studying and what are its   implications on pregnancy and birth?

 

2.5

What spiritual or religious practices does   this culture follow?

a. Is contraception   allowed and which forms are acceptable?

b. Who makes the   decision regarding contraception choices?

c. Is assisted   reproductive technology acceptable, donor sperm, surrogacy?Is adoption   allowed?

d. What gives   strengths and meaning to life?

 

2.5

Birth practices specific to your   assigned culture:

a. Where do the   women have babies, ( home birth, hospital, birth home) and who attends the   birth? What are the special practices employed   to support the mom or new baby?

b. Who in the   family system makes decisions regarding the woman’s health such as an   emergency cesarean section?

c. Include an   explanation regarding how the content provides a focus for nursing assessment   and or nursing interventions and nursing advocacy.

 

1.5

References: APA Format

a. References: Utilize   in text citations within the power point slides and provide a reference at   the bottom of the slide.Include a reference page slide.

 

10

Total

 
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