Also, we must create workplaces that embrace diversity among healthcare professionals and that seek to promote multicultural workplace harmony and prevent multicultural workplace conflict. Both of these endeavors begin with diversity self-awareness and diversity awareness. D Diversity Awareness vs. Diversity Self-Awareness Diversity self-awareness occurs when we reflect on our own cultural identity, realize our own cultural values and beliefs, and recognize the differences within our own cultural group(s). Diversity awareness refers to an active, ongoing conscious process in which we recognize similarities and differences within and between various cultural groups. Diversity assessment necessitates cultural assessment of patients and cultural sharing among healthcare professionals.
M/602/3044 – Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings 1 – Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 1.1 – Explain what is meant by diversity, equality, inclusion, discrimination Answer: Diversity is about the differences that people may have and the richness is embracing such differences. What makes us different from each other are: religion, culture or ethnic backgrounds, gender, race, appearance, ability, talent and beliefs. These differences make a person whom he or she is. Equality is giving everyone equal opportunity to participate in society, whilst taking into account the diversified need. When creating equal opportunity for the residence to participate in activities, we have to consider each residents diversified needs so that individuality would be promoted.
Explains concepts of equality, diversity and rights in relation to health and social care In this essay for P1 I will be explaining the theories of equality, diversity and rights within the health and social care sector. I’ll give examples of the different health sectors and a few examples of what people are discriminated against and how the discriminating practise is valued how it affects the workplace. For P2 I will also be describing the discrimatory practices in Health and Social Care. Working in health and social care sector it is important that every individual uses these three health sectors equality, diversity and rights. Each person should be able to identify the importance of gender, age, race, sexuality, beliefs, ethnicity, disability, education, sexual orientation, backgrounds, skin colour and language.
In short, you would prefer them to understand your culture by your country of origin. Therefore it is important to for a healthcare professional to acquire knowledge about the culture of all continents. Despite being in the planet and situated nearby to each other over the map the Middle Eastern and the Native of North America practices differently in healthcare. The
Cultural values play a vital role in decision making for healthcare. Culture is dynamic and its changes are gradual but constant. Culture includes values, beliefs, attitudes, customs, rituals, and behaviors. While it is impossible to make universal characterizations of a culture and its people, commonalities exist that are distinctive to each culture. Culture plays a key role in our ability to influence or affect behavior in a patient.
in psychiatric and mental health nursing from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.. She received her Ph.D. in Cultural and Social Anthropology from the University of Washington in 1965 TRANSCULTURAL NURSING/ CULTURAL CARE DIVERSITY AND UNIVERSALITY THEORY What is transcultural nursing? A field of study and practice that shows the importance of culture in providing health care. The upper half of the circle represents a part of the whole socio-cultural structure and world view factors. These factors influence the care, patterns and expressions towards health and well-being of an individual, families, groups and institutions through language and environment. The same factors also influence folk and professional nursing.
1. Document three reasons why you think it is important for people who work in the Health Care environment to be familiar with the culture of the people they care for. (100 words) 3 reasons why it is important for healthcare workers to have knowledge of different cultures are because different cultures may have other ideas about their health and well being, staff need to be able to give clients the best possible care providing they meet the laws of the different cultures and the staff who experience culture shock are more likely to be stressed and irritable and would not work to their full potential. If a client experienced negative healthcare it can lead to feelings of distrust for the system and hostility towards other healthcare workers. (Lenthall and Lindeman, 2007, pp171-177) 2.
A range of different things. This can mean differences in race, heritage, belief systoms, physician appearances, etc. Diversity is valued so that people can accept other people and their differences. Diversity should also valued because no on is completely the same even within the categories that I have used for examples. It is important to value diversity in order to work together.
Cultural Sensitivity Introduction to Communication 10/20/13 Cultural Sensitivity As a future nurse practitioner cultural sensitivity is very important, I have to be thoughtful of other cultures and their traditions. There are several aspects of cultural sensitivity that come to mind, stereotyping, discrimination, racism, and prejudice. These are situations in which we may portray a lack of sensitivity without realizing it or intending to offend someone else. A stereotype is “...a fixed, over generalized belief about a particular group or class of people.” (Cardwell, 1996). Stereotyping happens all the time, people assume that everybody has the same believes and same ideas.
Cultural values and languages are common difficulties by the provider. There are techniques that the provider can implement to solve communication difficulties. The provider should pay attention and listen attentively to the patient. The provider will be able to properly diagnose the patient. The provider should repeat what the patient said if they did not clearly understand what was said.