For courses in Community/Public Health Nursing, Transcultural Nursing and CEUs.
The eighth edition of this well-respected book continues to promote an awareness of the dimensions and complexities involved in caring for people from diverse cultural backgrounds. Completely revised and updated, CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS examines the differences existing within North America by probing the health care system and consumers, and examples of traditional health beliefs and practices among selected populations. An emphasis on the influences of recent social, political, and demographic changes helps to explore the issues and perceptions of health and illness today, while new introductory and capstone chapters help place material within perspective. An essential for any health-care professional, this book sets the standard for cultural perspectives.
Table of Contents
UNIT I: CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS
1. Building Cultural and Linguistic Competence
2. Cultural Heritage and History
4. Health and Illness
UNIT II: HEALTH DOMAINS
5. HEALTH Traditions
6. HEALING Traditions
7. Familial HEALTH Traditions
8. Health and Illness in Modern Health Care
UNIT III: HEALTH AND ILLNESS PANORAMAS
9. HEALTH and ILLNESS in the American Indian and Alaska Native Population
10. HEALTH and ILLNESS in the Asian Populations
11. HEALTH and ILLNESS in the Black Population
12. HEALTH and ILLNESS in the Hispanic Populations
13. HEALTH and ILLNESS in the White Populations
14. CULTURAL COMPETENCE
APPENDIX A: SELECTED KEY TERMS RELATED TO CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS
APPENDIX B: CALENDAR: RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS THAT CHANGE DATES
APPENDIX C: SUGGESTED COURSE OUTLINE
APPENDIX D: SUGGESTED COURSE ACTIVITY–URBAN HIKING
APPENDIX D: HERITAGE ASSESSMENT TOOL
APPENDIX F: QUICK GUIDE FOR CULTURAL CARE
APPENDIX G: DATA RESOURCES
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