Self assessment of cultural competency is a means of realizing how a person reacts to other cultures he or she encounters every day. Team A chose a cultural competency assessment tool from the Alameda County Public Health Department website (see Appendix A) to evaluate themselves concerning their cultural awareness. This paper will evaluate those assessments to come to a better understanding of each member's level of cultural competency. Each member has also included a personal assessment of her cultural strengths and weaknesses.
The process of self-assessment of cultural...VIEW DOCUMENT
In my assessment I chose to do the colon cancer assessment, colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine. There are many risk factors for colon cancer are your age over 90% of this disease occur in people over the age of 50, gender usually men have a slightly higher risk of colon cancer than women, race and ethnicity African-Americans have the highest risk of being diagnosed with, and dying from colon cancer family history there are about 25% of...VIEW DOCUMENT
Family Assessment and Nursing Process
According to Stanhope & Lancaster (2001), a family nursing assessment is considered to be the cornerstone for family nursing interventions and is used in a systematic fashion for the identification of the family's developmental stages and risk factors. There are many tools available that provide guidelines for how to best get to know a family and to determine their strengths and weaknesses. One such tool is the Friedman Family Assessment tool which provides a guideline for nurses to interview a family. Theory is also a necessary tool when assessing a family...VIEW DOCUMENT
1.Executive Summary31.1 Health of People with Learning Disabilities31.5 The Problems and Goals Assessment41.7Summary of Plan52.Corporate Strategy63.External and Internal Analysis73.1PEST Analysis73.2SWOT Analysis104.Marketing Objectives145.Marketing Strategy 165.2Segmentation165.3Competitive Advantage175.4Positioning185.5Marketing Mix (the 7Ps)196.Implementation206.1The 7S Framework206.4Resource Allocation256.5Budgets266.6Contingency267.Control and Forecasting 267.1 Benchmarks267.2Cost277.3Revenues278.Conclusion 27AppendicesA.The Problems and Goals Assessment29B.Presentation on Problems and Goals33C.Problems and Goals Recording Forms37D.Organisational...VIEW DOCUMENT
Risk Management Cycle
Plans of risk assessment and management are essential to successful discharge and community care for the rapidly increasing population of children and their families. According to Aufseeser-Weiss (2000), "risk management is an objective strategy that seeks to eliminate or decrease the chances of financial loss and legal action. Risk management focuses on an actual mistake, an accident, or a potential similar occurrence". It needs to be considered at various levels and the theories applied to a number of areas embracing both clinical and environmental risk. The positive and...VIEW DOCUMENT
This is a case study of Sarah, a 39 year old female who presented at the emergency department with her husband, who is worried about her recent behaviour. She is showing classic signs of Hypomania, which is commonly associated with Bipolar Disorder. Hypomania has distinguishing features and can be displayed with high energy levels, positive mood, irritability, inappropriate behaviour, heightened creativity and mystical experiences (Athanasos 2009). Bipolar Disorder sufferers not only experience highs like hypomania, but also the lows of depression. Diagnosis of Bipolar...VIEW DOCUMENT
Breast cancer elicits so many fears, including those relating to surgery, death, loss of body image and loss of sexuality. Managing these fears can be facilitated by information and knowledge so that each woman can make the best decisions concerning her care. Optimally, these issues are best discussed with the patient's doctor on an individual basis. What follows is a review of information on breast cancer intended to aid patients and their families in their navigation through the vast ocean of breast cancer issues.
The major objective of our study is to investigate the relationship between depression...VIEW DOCUMENT
Health and well-being of workers at the workplace is one of the critical issues that are confronted by many employers in today's business world. Because of this, employers and organizations are doing all they can to improve workers health and minimize high risk at the workplace. Several sicknesses and illnesses have been reported as related to work environment and or working conditions. This paper deals with the importance of the workers' health and its effects on productivity. It also discusses the types of injures and illnesses that are common at the workplace. In addition, it examines the measures employers are taking to improve working conditions in attempt to...VIEW DOCUMENT
The aim of this case study is to provide a detailed account of a patients holistic health care needs from a health promotion perspective utilising the Tannahill Model which will be described. In promoting the health of the patient maintaining individuality within a diverse community will also be discussed by the application of the model to the patient.
Mary, the patient the study focuses on (surname withheld to uphold confidentiality), was chosen due to the writers involvement throughout the duration of her stay in hospital. The writer met Mary prior to her operation in theatre and was present for the duration of her operation. When Mary was admitted to ward L4 the writer was...VIEW DOCUMENT
Pain Assessment Tools
Pain is a major health problem in this country and is the most common symptom that prompts a patient to seek health care. Pain tells a person something is wrong. At its worst, pain makes the person's life miserable decreases the ability to function normally. For some, pain decreases his/her desire to live. Pain differs among individual patients, even those who appear to have identical injuries or illnesses. There are two types of pain, acute and chronic:
Acute pain, for the most part, results from disease, inflammation, or injury to tissues. This type of pain generally...VIEW DOCUMENT
NUR 464February 23, 2004University of PhoenixAccording to recent Census information, the number of Mexican Americans is on the rise in the United States. Given this information, it is the duty of health care professionals to become culturally competent in the values and beliefs that affect the health and well-being of Mexican Americans (Zoucha, 2000). It is also necessary to understand the significance their culture plays in the treatment of health issues in order to enhance the effectiveness of care and improve treatment outcomes. Not meeting the health care needs and preferences of...VIEW DOCUMENT
Pain is a significant national health problem which is the most common reason people seek out medical care. Poorly treated pain is a major concern for the million of Americans currently suffering with pain. Pain management has become the focus of several regulatory organizations. The American Pain Society created the phrase "Pain, the Fifth Vital Sign," and promoted the need for increased awareness of pain management among healthcare providers (Lafleur, 2004). Pulse, blood pressure, core temperature, and respiration were once the basic vital signs now pain has been added. Measuring and treating pain is part of providing quality care. According to the American Pain Society, 50 million...VIEW DOCUMENT
Chronic Disease Rick Assessment
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become fragile. Fragile bones can fracture very easily. Most women that have Osteoporosis do not have any symptoms and the disease is usually not discovered until a bone breaks. Bones require many important minerals, one being Calcium. Calcium provides bones their strength. Osteoporosis is caused when calcium...VIEW DOCUMENT
AbstractThe goal of this paper is to demonstrate the importance of a cultural competent patient interview and assessment. This paper will also examine cultural competent care when caring for diverse cultures on a daily basis and the societal needs to provide appropriate care while still respecting a patient's cultural background. The interview process will cover socioeconomic factors, lifestyle, family values, health beliefs and practices, childbearing and parenting practices along with culturally sensitive intervention to assist a Hispanic patient of Aztec-Mexican decent.
Cultural Diversity: An Aztec-Mexican American Cultural Interview and AssessmentCultural Competent CareCaring...VIEW DOCUMENT
The purpose of this paper will be to present a family focused plan of care for the G. family. The care plan will consist of assessment of family structure, function, environmental characteristics, and cultural assessment. Assessment of universal self-care requisites, developmental self-care-requisites, and health deviation self-care requisites will also be presented. 3 prioritized nursing diagnoses with goals and interventions will be completed.
The family consists of M.G. who is a 36 year old, married, Hispanic male, whose religious orientation is Catholic. He has a college education, speaks English, and had been an airline pilot for the past 15 years. He has a hobby of baking and...VIEW DOCUMENT
Running Head: NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
SZT1 Task 1
A1. Community Description: The city of New Brunswick is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. New Brunswick is the county seat of Middlesex, located in the sixth Congressional District, and part of New Jersey's seventeenth state legislative district. The city is centrally located between New York and Philadelphia. It is approximately 40 minutes southwest of New York and 45 minutes northeast of Philadelphia. According to...VIEW DOCUMENT