12Aug, 2016

Understanding Cultural Diversity for NCLEX

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The purpose of studying diversity is to acknowledge cultural influences on healthcare beliefs and practices. Terms to Know: Ethnocentrism- Thinking your culture is better than someone elses Acculturation- Learning beliefs, norms, and expectations of a dominant group Biculturalism- Identifying with two cultures. Stereotyping- Thought that all people within the same race, ethnicity, or culture act and think the same things   Ethnic Group Values to Know: African Americans: Head nodding does not always mean understanding, religious beliefs are sources of strength (healing by laying of hands), asking personal questions during […]