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    Heritage Assessment Paul Bockoven Grand Canyon University NRS429-V October 14, 2012 Heritage Assessment Cultural assessments can be useful tools for a registered nurse to develop adequate plans of care, especially when it comes to education. They have limits however, as not every individual within a certain cultural ‘category’ can be expected to conform the way their heritage may dictate. Assigning a score to any person to predict how they may act, or learn, is contrary to the direction

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    The Influence of Heritage on Current Culture Evaluation of how family subscribes to these traditions and practices is offered in detail, while offering insight and/or reflection.It is essential for nurses to provide culturally sensitive care to each and every patient in order to establish repor and maintain a safe working relationship with each individual. To provide culturally sensitive care to a nurses patient’s he or she must first assess their own beliefs, values, and culture at large. The

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    Heritage Assessment The United States (US) is a multicultural society. People from all over the world reside in the US. There are many customs, religion, values, beliefs, and so forth, in the US. To be in the healthcare profession, it is vital and necessary to be culturally aware and competent to provide culturally appropriate, holistic care. One of the ways to learn about a person’s heritage is by using the Heritage Assessment (HA). The HA tool has 29 questions and is a reliable method used to

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    Heritage Assessment: Applying The Heritage Assessment Jake Freeman GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY: NRS - 429V 10/31/2011 Applying the heritage assessment can be useful with integration into the health care system. First impressions go along with the proper approach. If you look at it this way first impressions are important in every culture. With the plethora of cultures out there and each family shaped by these values and beliefs a good approach is always an informed one

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    Heritage Assessment A. Holm, RN Grand Canyon University: 429 V 08/24/2014 Heritage Assessment It is very important to address the heritage of every patient we become the caregiver for. This will ensure that we provide care that is culturally competent and gain the trust and respect of the patient and family. Since respect and trust are not given, but earned, addressing the fear everyone has upon having to depend on medical/nursing care for themselves or their family will put the patient

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    Heritage Assessment Culture is a pattern of behavior and values shared by an ethnic group. Cultural heritage is a set of traditions within the culture that is hand down from the older generation to the younger generation within the family. These traditions influence the family’s decisions in relation to their diet, education, daily living activities, religious beliefs and practices and also health and illness beliefs. In this paper, the author will focus on the usefulness of applying a heritage

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    Heritage Assessment Paper Grand Canyon University NRS-429V United States one of the most cultural diverse nation on earth, People from different part of world have come tougher to create this country. So as healthcare professionals nurses has to deal with patient from diverse cultural background. To provide quality care they should be able to understand the cultural

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    Heritage and Cultural Assessment Gathering information about a patient’s culture is an essential part of the nursing assessment. The importance of a comprehensive cultural assessment cannot be underestimated. Race, ethnicity, and cultural values influence a patient’s view of health and potential treatments. My first experiences with culture were relatively benign. I grew up in small-town Iowa where there was one African-American family and a smattering of families of Asian or Indian descent. The

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    Running Head: Heritage Assessment Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University NRS-429V January 22, 2011   Heritage Assessment Heritage is as individual as a fingerprint when it comes to some cultures. Every individual has their own heritage, and this is very different between different cultures. Heritage consists of determination of one’s ethnic, religious, and cultural background (Spector, 2009). When we look at someone’s heritage, we look at traditional health methods used to maintain

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    Heritage Assessment Tool Devona Myrick Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Teaching and Learning Styles 10-11-2014 Heritage Assessment Tool Identified over 20 years ago in the USA the use of the heritage assessment proves to be useful in the supporting the national health along with the cure and prevention of a number of diseases (Edelmam & Mandle, 2010). It is reliable in helping the medical staff to talk with their patients and families about different

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