Examine concepts of care relating to ethnic, religious, cultural, and personal preferences.
Examination should include
- beliefs and practices
- possible dietary restrictions
- attitudes regarding eye contact
- language barriers
- attitudes regarding touch
- gender preferences of patients and caregivers
- attitudes regarding disability.
- Why is it so important to understand cultural differences as they relate to patient care?
- Why is it important for the patient to receive information and directions in his or her native language?
- How can the healthcare worker assist with cultural requirements?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).
The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
- Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
- Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
- Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
- Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.