The nurse gives discharge instructions to a couple who speaks little English. This segment orients viewers to the topic of cultural awareness in the healthcare setting and reviews the three part series.
Integrating cultural awareness is dependent on respect for other cultures and a willingness to be flexible and take extra time. Other cultures may have different views on health and family roles. Learn what to consider when watching the following scenarios.
Consider ways in which staff could handle the presence of rowdy kids in the hospital with cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Consider ways in which staff could present a gift to a patient with cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Consider ways in which staff could handle medication discharge instructions with cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Consider ways in which staff can assess the symptoms of a patient who has limited English speaking skills with cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Review barriers to culturally competent care discussed in this video. In your practice, be aware of cultural differences and apply cultural sensitivity.
Credits: Your Practice: Cultural Awareness in Healthcare
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Emphasizing the role of common sense in culturally aware practice, this video describes how language differences can impact healthcare, explains why it is a bad idea to use a patient's friends or family as translators, and delineates appropriate sources of cultural information.
Length: 18 minutes
Copyright date: ©2014
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