Heritage Assessment

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    Cultural Heritage Grand Canyon University: NRS -429V-OL191 Cultural Heritage The concept of disease is a multifaceted understanding of why people select traditional folk medicine is an awareness of how the simple person defines disease. The word disease generally signifies any organic illness. All cultures have systems for classifying diseases on the basis of etiology, signs, symptoms and treatments. Multiple cultures both modern and past have defined illness when a person’s system is

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    Heritage Assessment Latasha Rice, WCC- RN Grand Canyon University: NRS 429v Date: 8/31/2012 What is a heritage assessment? A heritage assessment is a subpart to the overall nursing assessment. Assessing a patient’s heritage allows the nurse to obtain more information about a patient’s culture, including beliefs about health and values, this is important to providing cultural health care. One’s heritage includes information about their cultural beliefs and practices of the family and ethno

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    As a measurement tool, heritage assessment helps a person appreciate further his cultural background, find strengths in his personality (based from his specific cultural background), and work on weaknesses that he has. Unlike other assessment tools, this is a quantitative-based approach aimed at threshing out a person’s family, religious and ethnic background that Influences the healthcare delivered to that person or to their culture The greater the number of the positive responses shows the person’s

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    Assessment of Families with Heritage Assessment Tool Grand Canyon University September 2, 2014 Assessment of Families with Heritage Assessment Tool Each country has a different tradition, culture, customs and anindividual’scultural legacy plays a very important part in upgrading the health of that person. According to various sources, United States will observe an immense increase in mixture of cultures in the 21stcentury. Nurses should have a proper knowledge about the patient’s health who belonged

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    Heritage Assessment Dianna Freeman Grand Canyon University Family Centered Health Promotions NSG-429V December 20, 2014 Heritage Assessment “Health is influenced by culture and beliefs” (NRS-429V, 2011, p. 1). In order for the nurse to properly care for the patient, she must know and understand the patient’s culture. “Cultural care is a comprehensive model that includes the assessment of a client’s cultural needs, beliefs, and health care practices” (NRS-429V, 2011, p. 1). It is not enough

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    Heritage Assessment Tracie Bigelow Grand Canyon University: 429V Melinda Darling September 29, 2013 Heritage Assessment Culture is defined as the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society group place of time (Culture, 2013). The heritage assessment tool is a great method used to assess health maintenance, protection, and restoration of each individual’s cultural beliefs. The heritage assessment tool is often used by healthcare providers to help determine different cultural

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    Heritage Assessment Chiugo Alexander Grand Canyon University: NRS-429 V Heritage Assessment September 19, 2014 Heritage Assessment America is a melting pot of people from divergent ethnicities in the world leading to disparity in the healthcare system. In other to improve the healthcare outcomes in the nation, there is a need to reduce the insightful disparity in health care status amongst the various ethnic groups that suffer great disproportionate poor health. With advancement in education

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    Heritage Assessment Nurses have been trained to respect the beliefs and cultural choices of others because patient’s cultural beliefs and rituals influence patient care and outcomes (Anderson, 2012). Nurses need to become aware of patients beliefs, values and rituals to ensure competent and safe patient care (Edelman & Greiner, 2010). The heritage assessment is useful because it is an important step in building cultural competency through interviewing the patient and determining the things the patient

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    Assignment – Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University – NRS 429 Benchmark Assignment – Heritage Assessment Our ever-growing multicultural and ethnically diverse United States population makes it challenging for health care professionals to provide culturally competent and effective holistic care to these groups. It is imperative that health education strategies include performing a heritage assessment to include a person’s ethnic background, cultural heritage, health traditions

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    Heritage Assessment NRS-429V | Culture and Cultural Competency in Health Promotion John Thomas 3/24/13 The Heritage Assessment tool is primarily used as a device to evaluate health maintenance, health protection, and health restoration of a person’s cultural beliefs and values (Spector, 2006). This assessment helps aid in providing quality patient care in that it helps to meet and respect the needs of different types of people and their respective backgrounds (Spector, 2002). This particular

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