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Transcultural Health Care : a Culturally Competent Approach.

Author: Larry D Purnell
Publisher: Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Prepare yourself for the culturally rich and ethically diverse world in which you will practice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Purnell, Larry D
Transcultural Health Care : A Culturally Competent Approach
Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company, c2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry D Purnell
ISBN: 9780803638952 0803638957
OCLC Number: 818846946
Notes: Advocacy.
Description: 1 online resource (527 p.)
Contents: Copyright; Foreword; Preface; Contributors; Reviewers; Table of Contents; Contents --
DavisPlus; Introduction; Unit 1: FOUNDATIONS FORCULTURAL COMPETENCE: Individual and Organizational; Chapter 1: Transcultural Diversity andHealth Care; The Need for Culturally Competent Health Care; World Diversity and Migration; U.S. Population and Census Data; Racial and Ethnic Disparitiesin Health Care; Culture and Essential Terminology; Culture Defined; Important Terms Related to Culture; Individualism, Collectivism, and Individuality; Variant Characteristics of Culture; Ethics Across Cultures. Chapter 2: The Purnell Model for Cultural CompetenceAssumptions Upon Which the Model Is Based; Overview of the Theory, the Model, and the Organizing Framework; Macro Aspects of the Model; Micro Aspects of the Model; The Twelve Domains of Culture; Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography; Heritage and Residence; Reasons for Migration and Associated Economic Factors; Educational Status and Occupations; Communication; Temporal Relationships; Format for Names; Family Roles and Organization; Head of Household and Gender Roles. Prescriptive, Restrictive, and Taboo Behaviors for Children and AdolescentsFamily Goals and Priorities; Alternative Lifestyles; Workforce Issues; Culture in the Workplace; Issues Related to Autonomy; Generational Differences in the Workforce; Biocultural Ecology; Skin Color and Other Biological Variations; Diseases and Health Conditions; Variations in Drug Metabolism; High-Risk Behaviors; Health-Care Practices; Nutrition; Meaning of Food; Common Foods and Food Rituals; Dietary Practices for Health Promotion; Nutritional Deficiencies and Food Limitations; Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices. Fertility Practices and Views Toward PregnancyPrescriptive, Restrictive, and Taboo Practices in the Childbearing Family; Death Rituals; Death Rituals and Expectations; Responses to Death and Grief; Spirituality; Meaning of Life and Individual Sources of Strength; Spiritual Beliefs and Health-Care Practices; Health-Care Practices; Health-Seeking Beliefs and Behaviors; Responsibility for Health Care; Folk and Traditional Practices; Barriers to Health Care; Cultural Responses to Health and Illness; Health-Care Providers; Status of Health-Care Providers. Chapter 3: Individual Cultural Competence and Evidence-Based PracticeIndividual Cultural Competence; Self-Awareness and Health Professions; Measuring Individual Cultural Competence; Evidence-Based Practice and Culturally Congruent Best Practices; Understanding the Four Components of Evidence-Based Practice; Chapter 4: Organizational Cultural Competence; Health Disparities; Culturally Competent Health-Care Organizations; CLAS Standards; Cultural Competence Assessment Profile; The Purnell Model; Knowledge and Skill Acquisition; Language Assistance Services; Community Resources and Partnerships.

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Prepare yourself for the culturally rich and ethically diverse world in which you will practice.

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