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    The Heritage Assessment Tool: a Cultural View of the Patient

    THE HERITAGE ASSESSMENT TOOL: A CULTURAL VIEW OF THE PATIENT The Heritage Assessment Tool: A Cultural View of the Patient Grand Canyon University: 439v March 11, 2012 The Heritage Assessment Tool: A Cultural View of the Patient The Heritage Assessment Tool is a series of 29 questions designed to determine a patient’s ethnic, cultural, and religious background. The tool gives nurses an understanding of the patient’s traditional health and illness beliefs and

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    Heritage Assesment

    Heritage Assessment Cultural heritage plays an important role in the economic, social and health promotion of an individual. The use of heritage assessment tools helps people to evaluate someone’s heritage, as well as traditional health methods used to maintain health, protect health, and restore health; Heritage assessment tool is very useful for the health care professionals when they are dealing with a person’s physical, mental, and spiritual beliefs. Every person has a cultural heritage and

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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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    within a given person’s cultural heritage and community. These methods may be used instead of or along with modern methods of health care. They are not alternative methods of health care in the sense that they are methods that are an integral part of a person’s given heritage. It is important for the health care professionals to understand the importance of values and beliefs of the people that come for health care needs to an institution. Heritage Assessment tool is a checklist used by health care

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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 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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    Heritage and Health

    Heritage and Health November 10, 2012 Heritage and Health Three families one each being of Caucasian, Hispanic and Thai cultures have been explored using the Health Assessment Tool. This paper compares health traditions of these families of different cultures and discusses how understanding an individual’s culture leads to better relationships which allow health maintenance and promotion to be more effective. Let us start by defining

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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 Paper Trista M. Pattison Grand Canyon University: Family Centered Health Promotion May 19, 2013 Heritage is defined as something acquired from the past or given to someone as a result of their birth (Merriam-Webster,2013). Heritage can vary for everyone not just because of our genetics, but also due to how one chooses to continue with aspects of that heritage for the next generations to remember. Heritage also plays a major role in how people may

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    Every individual has a cultural heritage. Each culture views the world differently. Heritage is whom we are, where we came from and our historical roots. The Heritage Assessment Tool is designed to “give nurses an understanding of the patient’s traditional health and illness beliefs and practices so that culturally appropriate interventions can be initiated. The tool is a series of twenty nine questions.   These twenty nine questions are designed to determine a patient’s ethnic, cultural, and religious

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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 Tool Assessment Grand Canyon University Culture and Cultural Competency in Health Promotion Heritage Tool Assessment There are challenges with cultural diversities and competencies in the United States, as we have grown into a melting pot of many different cultures and ethnicities. Nurses make a positive difference in a patient’s life every day by providing high quality healthcare. But now, in the 21st century, nurses are providing that quality within an increasingly multicultural

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    Heritage Assessment Tool: Heritage Sways Health Perception

    Heritage Sways Healthcare Perception Cynthia K. Martin Grand Canyon University: NRS 429V Family Centered Health Promotion November 09, 2013 Cultural beliefs are the foundation of an individual, families, and communities that persuasively influences the standards by which they reason and behave in every aspect of their life. Therefore, as healthcare providers, it is imperative that we consider a patient’s cultural heritage when assessing them from a holistic approach and planning for

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    HERRITAGE Assessment NRS-429V-O102 March 23, 2014 HERRITAGE Assessment A heritage assessment tool “performs a heritage assessment depending on how deeply the person identify and answers the questions and is helpful in setting the stage for understanding the health traditions of the person” (I don’t know where you got this quote from you didn’t cite it). This is essential in the treatment of a client because cultural traditions can greatly affect how and what a person think is healthy

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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 Family centered health promotion Heritage Assessment Culture is a powerful human belief and behavior. Culture involves multiple influences including race, ethnicity, nationality, language and gender and also sociocultural factors, patient’s health belief and behavior. All culture has its own beliefs and values. Most of the people does not know much about own culture until they interact with another culture. In this world there are many different cultures. Having a sound understanding

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    Heritage Assessment Tool Stacey Howard Grand Canyon University 4/20/2014 Heritage Assessment Tool The Heritage Assessment Tool is useful in determining how connected an individual is to their specific culture which enables the culturally competent practitioner to identify health traditions, evaluate needs, and create appropriate plans for health maintenance, protection and/or restoration of the patient. Heritage and culture are interchangeable words that represent the concept

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    Heritage

    Our heritage is a big part of what makes a country unique. Heritage enhances our quality of life and sense of place. It reflects the distinct expressions and aspirations of our country and its culture. Heritage is not just about the past. It is about the places, spaces and stories that we should value today and save and preserve them for tomorrow. Heritage places and heritage buildings are fundamental to our sense of history community and identity. Communities across Canada, the United States,

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    the beliefs and customs will foster a positive experience. The Heritage Assessment tool can be utilized to lay the foundation for health care professionals in understanding a client’s culture and traditions. The Heritage Assessment is a tool that a nurse can use to investigate a client’s ethnic, cultural and religious traditions. It helps identify how deeply a person identifies themselves to their culture and religion customs. The tool is useful in helping the health care provider establish an understanding

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    Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University 7/5/2014 Introduction Many times the United States is referred to as a melting pot of people, but this description of the diverse cultures and heritages that make up our nation fails to recognize the extreme individuality of the people here. Perhaps a better description would be a salad bowl, with each part and piece amazingly unique from the rest. Culture is a learned way of thinking and acting. “The behavioral, intellectual, and emotional

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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 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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    Consideration of Heritage Carolyn E. Armstrong Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Family Centered Health Promotion October 5, 2014 Consideration of Heritage Many different cultural backgrounds have integrated into our society, as we know it today. Cultural diversity is growing by record numbers in the United States, and providing healthcare to this growing population becomes more complicated due to the diverse needs of individuals. As our population diversifies our healthcare delivery systems

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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 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 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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    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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    August 31, 2012 Heritage Assessment Tool: Evaluation of different Cultures and Individual Views of Health The Heritage Assessment Tool can be used as as a reliable tool to assess, health maintenance, protection and restoration of individual cultural beliefs. This evaluation helps meet the needs of different patient populations to provide quality holistic care. The purpose of this paper is to explore the Hispanic, Native American, Chinese, and the author’s own personal cultural beliefs from

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    RUNNING HEAD: CULTURAL COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT TOOL. Review of The Heritage Assessment Tool; A Cultural Competency Assessment Tool. Devin Rodriguez Grand Canyon University Literature Review Introduction The Heritage Assessment Tool is a simple form compromised of 29 questions that is used for identifying how a person views themselves; this tool is utilized for cultural competency in care of the individual (Spector, 2000). The questions focus on where your family originated, the size

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    Heritage Tourism

    Introduction Heritage Tourism Heritage tourism is define as the activities and services which provide international and domestic visitors with the opportunity to experience, understand and enjoy the special values of a region’s heritage, are sometimes referred to as heritage tourism (Lorton, 2013). According to Leigh Burns “heritage tourism is a personal encounter with traditions, history and culture. Heritage tourism is based upon the concept that each community has a story to tell. This is a

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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 Tool Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V April 12, 2015 HERITAGE ASSESSMENT TOOL Heritage refers to practices, beliefs and traditions that are passed down through the years, from one generation to the next. In the United States, one finds people from all over the world. This diversity results in different cultures and traditions. As health care providers, one has to be aware of and be sensitive of a person’s traditions, values, and beliefs as these influence the

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    Heritage Assessment Tool Samantha Rich Grand Canyon University May 21, 2013 The Heritage Assessment Tool (HAT) is a way to asses an individual’s ethnic, religious, and cultural heritage as well as health traditions. Using this tool allows healthcare providers to deliver high quality patient care as well as develop a therapeutic relationship and healing approach. Being able to deliver high quality care to patients and families is of utmost importance for nurses. In order to be most efficient

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    Heritage assessment tool is a set of questions used on individuals to determine how their culture and beliefs determine the way they carry themselves on matters of health. Each culture is unique in a way such that the individuals who conform to it end up having unique ways of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In this case, having studied three different families on their cultural beliefs then it is possible to point out the importance of applying the heritage assessment to evaluate the needs of families

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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 Heritage is who we are, where we come from, it’s our history.   Traditionally the word heritage means one back ground or tradition.   Each individual’s heritage varies between different cultures and consists of determination of one’s ethnic, religious, and cultural background (Spector, 2009).   The heritage assessment tool helps healthcare professionals evaluate someone’s physical, mental, and spiritual beliefs which in turn helps with determining traditional health methods such

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    Heritage Assessment: Linking Heritage to Health Tricia Wharton Grand Canyon University: 429V August 23rd 2015 Heritage Assessment: Assessing Culture and Health The care needs of patients continue to change, as the United States population becomes more diverse. Nurses will be required to be more knowledgeable and respectful of the differences in cultural and religious beliefs as this diversity continues. The American Nurses Association (ANA) states, “knowledge of cultural diversity is vital

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    The heritage assessment tool, used alone, was not very useful in assessing health practices and needs. However, it was helpful in identifying similarities in generations. The tool asks very basic questions but it does not gain specific information about what people do, how they deal with sickness, how they live their lives, and whether or not they base their personal practices on their family history. If health providers are only using this tool to develop specific information about health practices

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    Cultural heritage is an expressions developed by a community and passed through generation to generation including practices, customs, objects, places and values. (ICOMOS, 2002). Cultural Heritage is ones unique and unbreakable bonds to the root, it defines who they are and where their origin lie. Health care has to be specific with patients need and patients traditional and cultural values should be consider. Individuals here in United States came from different cultures, however they still sustained

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    The transformation of nursing is important to our profession to improve patient quality care for all Americans. The following paragraphs will be discussing the Institute of Medicine Report 2010 addressing higher levels of education, Leadership and the inclusion of nursing in primary care. EDUCATION Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act 2010, the U.S. healthcare system has significantly changed moving away from hospital-or healthcare provider-centric model to a patient-family-centered model

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    B O X 6 – 1 Heritage Assessment Tool Note: The greater the number of positive responses, the greater the person’s identification with a traditional heritage. The one exception to positive answers is the question about family name change. This question may be answered negatively. 1. Where was your mother born? United States 2. Where was your father born? United States 3. Where were your grandparents born? (1) Your mother’s mother? United States (2)

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    Health and Heritage

    Running head: HEALTH AND HERITAGE Health and heritage Health Promotion In Nursing Care Health and heritage Ever individual has a cultural heritage. Each culture views the world differently. Culture is an inherited characteristic and includes knowledge, beliefs, custom, skills, likes and dislikes. The fundamental role of cultural heritage is imitating, respecting the diversities and brings people together to face the future by informing perceiving and give importance to the understanding

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    Running head: HERITAGE Heritage Assessment Lara Abdallah Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Family Health Promotion June 30, 2011 Heritage Assessment Different approaches to health care differ from one culture to another and are evident in the human race. In the health care field, having the knowledge that different people are usually shaped in life through the traditions that they were brought up with, some do use these traditional ways of health maintenance for their need for better health

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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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    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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    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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    Cultural Diversities Acknowledged Thru Heritage Assessment Tool

    CULTURAL DIVERSITIES ACKNOWLEDGE THRU HERITAGE Cultural Diversities Acknowledge Thru Heritage Assessment Tool Denise Streater GCU Family-Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Hortense Turner March 23, 2012 Cultural Diversities Acknowledge Thru Heritage Assessment Tool Cultural diversities have facilitated challenges with in health care. To educate our clients there must be recognition of traditional heritage practices. The Heritage Assessment Tool has been devised to discover cultural characteristics

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    Heritage Assessment Tool: Evaluation of Different Cultures and Individual Views of Health

    Running head: HERITAGE ASSESSMENT TOOL: EVALUATION OF DIFFERENT Heritage Assessment Tool: Evaluation of Different Cultures and Individual Views of Health Micaela Simon Grand Canyon University Family-Centered Health Promotion 429V Melanie Escobar RN MSN August 31, 2012 Heritage Assessment Tool: Evaluation of different Cultures and Individual Views of Health The Heritage Assessment Tool can be used as as a reliable tool to assess, health maintenance, protection and restoration of individual

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    Heritage Assessment The heritage Assessment Tool is a questioner design to assist individual to determine his or her ethnic, religious and cultural background in relationship with health, illness and diseases. Heritage and culture are different just like individual fingerprint. When looking at someone’s heritage and tradition, it consists of methods used to maintain health, protect health, and restore health. These concepts deal with person’s physical, mental and spiritual belief

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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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