Cultural competence among nurses helps them gather useful information regarding customs and traditions of cultural groups (where safe practice and effective approaches are expected outcomes), and adds to the art of nursing (Barker, 2009). The Amish are a quickly growing rural group in America. They are best known for their religious sect, but not much is known about the
I most relate to the biopsychosocial model. I believe that a person’s faith and the power of prayer can affect their health, physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. I also belief that a person has a choice in their health and nature can play a huge impact on a person’s overall wellbeing. Over my years of nursing, I have incorporated different holistic practices into my treatment plans including acupuncture, yoga, massage, meditation, and prayer. I talk to my patients and their families about balanced diets, physical activities, fresh air, and having close personal relationships are in regards to health and balance.
Culturally congruent care means taking in to account the beliefs and traditions of the patient and working them into the care plan. This is one of the key factors in having the patient’s attention; to understand and accept the advice of the care providers. If the patient is comfortable, they are more likely to follow the medical advice and promote the facility to their friends and family (Potter et al., 2013). The Hispanic culture believes that a post-partum woman needs to wear an abdominal binder to prevent air from entering the uterus, thus promoting healing. Marie needs to get Carla to ambulate, but Carla refuses to get up until Marie gets an abdominal binder for her.
The reader discovers who mentored Augustine, Augustine’s approach to mentoring, and Augustine thoughts on mentoring. Some of the great influences and mentors in Augustine’s life were his mother, three key constituents (Alypius, Nebridius, and Evodius), Ambrose, Simplicianus, and Valeirus. In chapter 4, Augustine illustrates his mentoring approach and how it influences his relationship to the clergy. Some primary sources discussed in this chapter are his Confessions, sermons, letters and rules. Several ways Augustine mentored are by providing intellectual training, continuing the practice of dialogue, demonstrating hospitality, initiating correction & discipline, and his mentoring influence through church councils.
This is the most important relationship to establish and maintain because the service user needs to be able to trust you and feel safe. Aiii Explain why it is important that social care workers work in partnership with individuals using the service and their family. It is very important that you work in partnership with the service user and their family because they may be able to provide useful information to support you in your work and you may be able to provide useful information to support them being part of the individuals life. If there are communication barriers with the service user, a family member can share information with you about how you can better communicate with the service user. They can make you aware of dietary restrictions, preferences and dislikes so it is essential to establish and maintain a good relationship with a service users friends and family.
Also talking to friends in our day to day life, we can use the skills. A vicar or priest listening to someone who recently lost a loved one. Nurses listening to patients or dealing with grieving relatives. Manager trying to resolve an issue at work or helping an employee who has family issues and its effecting their job. Counsellor Counselling Skills Accountable Unregulated One to One Everyday life Controlled Environment Informal Confidentiality Un-contracted Contract & structure Sympathy Empathy Everyday life Registered by BACP Structured Identify the key features of the recognised ethical framework for good practice for counselling?
African Americans are becoming extremely health conscious and are following up on health care, getting educated on diseases, healthcare and illness prevention. Older African Americans are still suspicious of the healthcare system due to past experiences for example the Tuskegee experiment, the younger population are embracing health care and modern medicine.. African Americans too, believe in prayer, spiritual healing and God as a health protective behavior secondary to nutrition and that good health depends on fate or destiny. They seek health care when illness occur and do routine follow ups post illness occurrence. Some African Americans are very good with researching how to continue to improve health care for themselves and their families and continuously seek out health care providers for advice on staying
Education will provide money in your pocket, healthier longer life, and prevent or prolong any existing issues you may be facing. Some ethic groups take pride in this type of educations and the resource are right at their finger tips. While others may not have the right resources, desires, or access to information to even begin educating themselves. This research will visit several areas that are the possible cause of the lack of knowledge African Americans have when it comes to all aspects of healthcare. Some of the top cause of death in the African American culture and ways they can be prevent or prolong through proper education will be discussed.
It is something that is very important patients that are cared for. Patients use their spirituality to allow them cope with illnesses they may be going through or with dealing with a loss. Respecting a patients’ spirituality and worldviews is crucial to ensuring that the patients feel well cared for completely. Nurses need to be compassionate respectful at all times when a responsible for the physical, emotional and spiritual lives of a patient. References http://www.biblicalworldview.com/a_instructor.html Foundations of Christian spirituality in health care [online lecture].
Examples of not being healthy includes lack of energy, not coping with life, having a serious illness and being in bed/hospital. Why do sociologists believe that health and illness are social constructions? Sociologist believe that health and illnesses are social constructions because who knows what the true definition of health and illness is? Both are very relevant to how the given person perceives the illness, is a headache an illness? The same headache might affect one person much more severely than another, people's pain thresholds differ and