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a type of sexual identity
In caring for a Muslim patient in the hospital it will be essential to address which of the following?
Accommodations for daily prayer
Facilities for family members to perform ablutions before prayer
(All of them)
As a nurse working with someone who is Jehovah’s Witness there are many potential conflicts that may arise for you. One thing that you have on your side is the fact that everyone in the Jehovah’s Witness community is in agreement about the current blood transfusion policies.
When addressing the issue of Jehovah’s Witnesses and blood transfusions, with proper patient teaching a Jehovah’s Witness can and should be persuaded to take a transfusion because it is considered to be only a minor religious offense.
Lawrence and Rozmus outline several critical issues that should be addressed when providing culturally competent care to Muslim clients. They are guided by a particular model of cultural diversity. Which model do they use?
Leininger's Sunrise Model
5. There are many issues that must be taken into consideration when dealing with cultural practices and beliefs at the time of death. One of the issues to consider is the acceptance of the practice of autopsy.
A healthcare provider cannot assume that there is a catch-all term to apply to any dark-skinned patient. A given patient may prefer ___________
Black, African American, or "person of color"
Jamaican or other Caribbean nation of origin
Nigerian or other African nation of origin
some other ethnic, national, political, or religious term
(All of the above)
Blacks made up 20 percent of the U.S. population in 1800 and approximately 13.6 percent in 2010. At the same time the number of people living in the U.S. has grown from about 5 million to more than 300 million. From this we can determine that the black population ____
Approximately 20 percent of growth in the Black population of the U.S. results from _____.
immigration from Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Languages spoken by Blacks living in the U.S. include ____________ .
English, Spanish, French, various African languages, and more
Statistics dealing with chronic disease prevalence, infant mortality rates, and cancer survival rates among Blacks in the U.S. indicates that ________________________.
Blacks suffer more from these problems than whites, which indicates a healthcare disparity
Although the gap between Blacks and Whites has narrowed in the impact of various diseases on their populations, large disparities continue to exist in rates of _________________.
Communication difficulties and their impact on access to healthcare among Blacks in the U.S. demonstrate that _____________ can exist between healthcare provider and patient even when both speak English as a primary language.
a language barrier
Folk medicine continues to be practiced in the Black community because _________ .
many blacks distrust or disrespect the healthcare system and healthcare practitioners
The fact that African Americans die from cardiovascular disease, HIV, stroke, and cancer at higher rates than whites indicates that _______________________.
blacks need equal access to high quality healthcare services
the fact that many African Americans take prescription medications only on an "as‐needed" basis means that _______________.
This minority group is the most prevalent in the United States:
It is estimated that approximately one third of the undocumented aliens in the United States come from:
At least 2 million seasonal migratory workers spend part of the year in the United States and the other part in their native __________.
The Hispanic/Latino culture views health from a ___________ point of view through the continuum of the mind, body and spirit.
Hispanics are far more emotionally _________.
The __________ is a holistic healer; the people who seek help from him do so for social, physical, and psychological purposes.
Accepting pain without complaint is a sign of ________________.
Courage and strength
Studies have shown that Hispanics/Latinos are less likely to receive pain medication or to have their pain acknowledged by medical staff than:
White ethnic groups
Getting the _________on board with any treatment decisions offers the best chance for a positive outcome.
A sign of respect from a Hispanic/Latino patient to the nurse would be:
The avoidance of eye contact
According to 2010 U.S. Census data, the second fastest growing ethnic group in the United States is
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders currently number about 18 million in the U.S., or about four percent of the population. By 2050 their population is expected to ________________.
increase to more than ten percent of the U.S. population, or about 41 million
Guam and Samoa
The majority of Chinese Americans—nearly 70 percent— live ____________________.
in just five U.S. states: California, New York, Hawaii, Illinois, and Texas
In accordance with Chinese tradition, health is a state of ____________________.
spiritual and physical harmony with nature
In Chinese culture visiting the doctor or going to a hospital is avoided. Therefore Chinese could be expected to take the following view of seeking preventative care:
Because it would still involve going to the doctor when healthy, they would find it strange.
Acupuncture, moxibustion, and cupping are ____________________.
traditional Chinese healing methods that are still practiced in Asia and in the U.S.
Complimentary medicine is _____________ while alternative medicine is ____________.
used alongside conventional medicine, is used instead of conventional medicine
Chinese Americans are underrepresented among psychiatric patients. This is likely because:
they traditionally view psychiatric illness as shameful, so they are less likely to seek care for it
A major source of social and occupational difficulty for Korean immigrants to the U.S. is:
communication barrier due to their lack of command of English
The Native Americans were moved to reservations in the Oklahoma Territory. This trail they were forced to travel was named:
Trail of Tears
After several battles, the Indians were finally forced, on January 31, 1876 onto:
There are currently 563 reservations, most of them located in the __________states.
The reservations are exempt from US:
In 1955 the _______________ Service was established.
The _______ Indian Self Determination Act allows tribes to manage health services independently if desired.
Today, Native Americans are the poorest, least educated, and most neglected _________ group in the United States.
Many older American Indians prefer the term ___________ to describe their ethnicity.
Most Native Americans prefer to be identified by their _________ affiliation, and the most common collective terms used are Native American or American Indian.
Self-disclosure and the sharing of information may be difficult hurdle for the Native American patient. The nurse should try not to be too _________ in attempting to get patient to share information.
From the early 1600s to the early 1800s, most immigrants to the North American continent came from
The British Isles, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Poland
A major reason for the renewed wave of Irish immigration beginning in the mid-19th century was ________________ .
The Potato Famine
Today people of Irish origin number about 36.9 million in the U.S., making them second in number only to people of _________________ ancestry.
_____________ made assimilation into U.S. culture easier for Irish immigrants.
Fluency in the English language
In traditional Italian-American health beliefs, fresh air is considered to be a healthy, vital life force, but a draft is ___________.
Unwanted indoor air currents thought to be responsible for illness
Favism and thalassemia syndromes are __________________.
Anemia disorders common among people of Italian origin
The term "Appalachian" refers to the following:
Like other groups living in remote areas, the people of Appalachian have a tendency to rely upon _________________ to meet many of their healthcare needs.
Because of the possibility for interaction with pharmacological therapies, healthcare practitioners must be aware that Appalachian patients may be using _______________.
Environmental rather than biologic factors contribute to the prevalence of ____________ among Appalachians.
Respiratory disorders and parasitic infections
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