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NUR 200 Ch. 13

NUR 200 Test 5

what a group of people have in common, but it changes over time culture
identifies with 2 cultures and maintains the values and lifestyles of each bicultural
refers to many cultures and is used to describe groups rather than individuals multicultural
tendency to think your own group is superior ethnocentrism
group with the most authority, not always the largest dominant culture
groups within the larger culture that have some characteristics dif. from the dominant culture subcultures
share race, religion, or ethnic heritage, but have fewer members than the majority group minority group
members share a common social and cujltural heritage that is passed down from generation to generation ethnicity
group that shares some characteristics in common that are not shared or understood by outsiders ethnic group
people who originally came from any spanish-speaking country Hispanic Americans
refers to only people from Latin America (Central or South America) Latino
the grouping of peoople based on biological similarities race
an ordered system of beliefs regarding the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. the beliefs r/t the worship of a God or gods religion
the process of learning to become a member of a society or group socialization
the learning process when immigrants assume the characteristics of the culture the moved to, accepting both their own and new culture acculturation
new members gradually learn and take on the dominant culture's essential values, beliefs, and behaviors, this process is complete when the newcomer is fully emerged into the dominant cultural group cultural assimilation
principle or standard that has meaning or worth to an individual personal value
something someone accepts as true belief
a set of behaviors that one follows practice
values, beliefs, and practices that people from all cultures share culture universals
values, beliefs, and practices that are special or unique to a culture culture specifics
the most difficult cultural obstacle to providing care, includes verbal and nonverbal language communication
behavior and attitude that people exhibit about the area around them they have claimed territoriality
varies among cultures, a person's comfort level is related to this space
a cultural specific that influences healthcare meaning the person is present or future oriented time orientation
a cultural specific that influences health r/t the family unit and the wider organizations with which the individual or family identifies, provides clues as to how clients will act during life events social organization
a person's perception of his ability to plan activities that control nature or direct environmental factors environmental control
influences the person's perception of wellness and illness and the knowledge of options for healthcare education
determines what healthcare is acceptable for an individual religion and philosophy
consists of folk medicine and traditional healing methods, may also include over the counter and self-treatment remedies indigenous health care system
run by a set of professional healthcare providers who have been formally educated & trained professional healthcare system
dominates N. American healthcare by combining western biomedical beliefs with traditional N. American values of self-reliance, individualism, and aggressive action biomedical healthcare system
used instead of the conventional healthcare practices, reliability not validated through clinical testing the US alternative healthcare
healthcare system that focuses on the need for harmony and balance w/in of the body w/ nature holistic
the learned and transmitted lifeways, values, symbols, aptterns, and normative practices of members of the nursing profession that are not the same as mainstream culture culture of nursing
the beliefs and practices that the members of a cultural group follow when they are ill, used by all cultures, treatments have been passed down by oral tradition folk medicine
the use of rigorously tested therapies to complement those of convetional medicine complementary medicine
the traditional healthcare system of India ayurveda
an appreciation of the external signs of diversity cultural awareness
has to do with personal attitudes and abeing careful no to say or do something that might be offensive to someone from a dif. culture cultural sensitivity
don’t realize that we are incompetent yet Unconsciously incompetent
We need to learn more about certain cultures Consciously incompetent
I’m saying the right things and doing the right things but it takes effort Consciously competent
I’m naturally competent Unconsciously competent
being able to use knowledge and sensitivity in practice cultural competence
the degree to which a person's lifestyle reflects his traditional culture/cultural origins heritage consistency
a NIC intervention that is the deliberate use of culturally competent strategies to bridge or mediate between the patient's culture and the biomedical heatlh care system Culture Brokerage
this acknowledges the gap b/tw the nurse's and client's perspectives, must be used when folk or traditional practices might be harmful to the patient negotiation
a specially trained person to provide meaning behind words interpreter
person who simply restates the words from one language to another translator
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