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Attributes are: Inborn quality or characteristics we learn from our parents & peers that can be developed.
Skills are: Training pertaining to your choice of career
Ethics deal with: values and morals
Values are: principles you hold dear
Morals are: what a person believes to be right &/or wrong
Ethical Decision Making:1 Identify the problem
Ethical Decision Making:2 Gather information
Ethical Decision Making:3 Determine ethical approach
Ethical Decision Making:4 Make a decision
Ethical Decision Making:5 Take action
Behaviour is: actions & reactions to people, situations & emotions
What are health beliefs: things a person believes to be true.
What is influenced by culture & life experiences? Health beliefs, Diet, Exercise & supplements
Wellness is: a state of physical & emotional well-being
First dimensions of wellness: Physical: the body's health & function
Second dimension of wellness: Emotional: the ability to analyze & deal with problems
Third dimension of wellness: Social: healthy, trusting relationships reduce stress & increase compliance with treatment
Fourth dimension of wellness: Intellectual: cognitive ability to decide what is right or wrong for us
Fifth dimension of wellness: Spiritual: believing in a higher power can give our lives purpose, direction & meaning.
Optimum health: good health, defined as the height of physical, emotional,spiritual & intellectual health.
Compensation: middle of the continuum. may have altered health but still able to cope independently
Poor/serious health: serious health problems. can be actual or perceived, unable to manages illness independently. people with chronic illness
Premature Death: death is apart of the life cycle & we are generally more able to accept when it happens to an older person.
Stage/phase 1 of illness Preliminary Phase - the appearance of clinical signs
Stage/phase 2 of illness Acknowledgement Phase - sustained clinical signs. patient becomes more concerned.
Stage/phase 3 of illness Action Phase - seeks medical attention
Stage/phase 4 of illness Transitional Phase - diagnosis/treatment
Stage/phase 5 of illness Resolution Phase - recovery/rehabilitation or death
Culture is: languages, beliefs, values, norms & behaviours. learned through imitation & observation.
Ethnicity is: people with common racial, linguistic or cultural heritage.
Multiculturalism/Cultural Diversity: refers to people of various cultures living together in harmony & mutual respect.
SMILE principle: S Sensitivity: sensitive to client needs
SMILE principle: M Mutual Respect: you respect them & they respect you
SMILE principle: I Interest: show interest in client
SMILE principle: L Language: assess barriers & handle appropriatly
SMILE principle: E Explanation: explain everything clearly.