Heritage Assessment

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    Every culture is different and perceives the world differently. Cultures are inherited and a learned behavior. Everyone has a cultural heritage. This heritage assessment tool is helpful in understanding the different practices, distinctness and traditions of each individual. I am from the United States and the United States is home for diverse culture. My native language is English which I use in my everyday life. I’ve had some classes in Spanish and I know a few words but I’m not fluent in

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    Heritage Assessment: Cultural Differences Jennifer L. Moul Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V March 30, 2014 Heritage Assessment: Cultural Differences Heritage assessment tools are used as a guide to assist in developing plans based on an indivudals cultural assssement. Heritage assessment tools prompt the interviewer to ask questions that pertain to their family’s background such as parent origins, race, relgious beliefs, customs, and practices. Gaining knowledge of an individual’s background

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    Heritage Assessment Maria Spencer Grand Canyon University Family-Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Marcy Engebretson August 11, 2013 Heritage Assessment The Heritage Assessment tool consists of questions used to examine one's ethnic, cultural, and religious heritage. It defines how someone associates himself with a particular custom. It assists in comprehending someone's cultural beliefs. (Pearson Education, 2012) People who belong in a traditional ethno cultural heritage may have

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    Heritage Assessment The Heritage Assessment is a useful tool that can be used to understand the diversity of individuals that are routinely cared for in different regions where local health care facilities are operated. As stated in one dictionary, Heritage is defined as “Valued objects and qualities such as cultural traditions, unspoiled countryside, and historic buildings that have been passed down from previous generations” (Oxford, 2014). Along with heritage, “culture is the sum of total of

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    Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University Family Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V-0102 Heritage Assessment In building cultural competency, the differences of Hispanic, Puerto Rican, and American heritage are compared in this paper, analyzing health maintenance, health promotion, and health restoration in these cultures is based on the use of a culture heritage assessment tool. This tool consists of twenty nine questions about culture, “the greater the number of positive responses

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    Heritage assessment Danielle Sumner Grand Canyon University Heritage assessment Introduction The Heritage Assessment Tool can be adopted as a dependable tool to gauge, health maintenance, restoration and safeguard of personal, cultural beliefs. The adoption of health assessment tool helps meet the prerequisites of diverse patient populations to offer quality all-inclusive care. The following paper reviews the assessment of three culturally dissimilar families, and demonstrate how a nurse would

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    Heritage Assessment Umamaheswari Venugopal Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V November 18, 2012 Heritage Assessment Based on the Study of Different Cultures Heritage could be described as something that has been transmitted from the past or handed over or followed by tradition. Every individual practice and follow their own heritage based on one’s ethnic, religious and cultural background. United States being a open minded country, welcomes all immigrants and is rich with multiracial

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    Heritage and Health Assessment                         NRS 429 V December 5, 2010                                 The United States is considered the melting pot because it hosts people from every background and culture. “Healthcare providers nee to become responsive to the cultural values of different peoples and how these could augment effective and humanistic care delivery” (Edelman & Mandle, 2006).  It is crucial for nurses that work at the bedside to be aware

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    Heritage Assessment Melody Tejada Grand Canyon University: NRS 429V April 17, 2011 Heritage Assessment Throughout the years, people and families from a diverse group of cultures and religions have developed many health traditions and practices based on their culture and heritage. Most people that grow up having followed certain practices continue to do so into adulthood and also pass those traditions down to their children and so on. However, there are also those who break out of the

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    Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University NRS-429V Family Centered Health Promotion Times have changed when it comes to diversity of cultures in healthcare. In the past physician’s worked in communities with patients that had similar racial backgrounds and culture. (Bussey-Jones & Genao, 2003) In these cultures diversity is present when it comes to different beliefs and practices and it is important to evaluate these individuals to ensure their plan of care is focused on their needs as

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