The culture is Buddism

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ASSIGNMENT: The culture is Buddism

  1. Research the health beliefs and practices of a culture.
  2. Using the questions which follow this assignment, formulate a 2-3 page guide to the culture that a healthcare provider could use as a reference to provide culturally sensitive care to a member of this ethnic group. ( Please pay attention)
  3. Present the salient points. The presentation should be between 10-15 minutes with a maximum of 10 power point slides.
  4. Post both the guide and the power points

GUIDELINES FOR CULTURAL RESEARCH Power Point

  1. RELIGION
  2. Describe the religious beliefs of the ethnic group which you have chosen.
  3. Identify the relevance that these religious beliefs have upon health care.
  4. Describe two nursing interventions that take religious issues into account.
  1. HEALING BELIEFS AND PRACTICES
  2. How is pain and suffering viewed by people of this ethnic group?
  3. What role do cultural healers play for people of this ethnic group?
  4. What special practices does this cultural group have around the areas of death and dying?
  5. How is mental illness perceived in this cultural group?
  6. Give two ways that healthcare providers can use this information in the care of a patient from this ethnic group.
  1. FAMILY LIFE PROCESSES
  2. What is the common structure of the family in this ethnic group? (patriarchal, matriarchal)
  3. What is the role of elders in this family structure?
  4. If a member of this ethnic group was hospitalized, how would the family handle it?
  5. Give two ways to approach the family as healthcare providers needing to provide health related information.
  1. COMMUNICATION
    1. Describe the cultural norms around the area of personal space for this ethnic group.
    2. How does the client using their native language communicate verbally and nonverbally? For example, describe the use of eye contact, gesturing, touching, etc.
    3. How would members of this ethnic group interact with people from the same culture; with those of another culture; with those in the health professions?
    4. Give two approaches that the healthcare providers could try to use when needing to communicate with a person of this ethnicity.
  1. DIET
    1. Describe the significance of food for members of this ethnic group. For example, are certain foods eaten at times of the birth of a new child?
    2. What are some favorite foods of this culture and how are they impacted by hospitalization?
    3. Give two examples of how the healthcare provider can encourage healthy eating yet also respect cultural preferences.

NOTE: For each of the above areas, identify appropriate interventions to deal with the specific issues raised by the cultural considerations of the culture being analyzed.

Instructions for the paper

  1. Using the questions which follow this assignment, formulate a 2-3 page guide to the culture that a healthcare provider could use as a reference to provide culturally sensitive care to a member of this ethnic group.

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