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Think Cultural Health Project:
The purpose of this activity is to allow in depth study into the health beliefs and practices of a specific ethnic/cultural/racial group.
The student will be pick one of the groups and create a PowerPoint Presentation using the criteria listed below. The following are examples you may pick from; however, you are not limited to this list:
People of African-American Heritage
People of Bosnian Heritage
People of Navajo Indian Heritage
People of Ojibwe Indian Heritage
People of Arabic Heritage
People of Amish Heritage
People of Jewish Heritage
People of Haitian Heritage
People of Japanese Heritage
People of Hmong Heritage
People of Mexican Heritage
People of Puerto Rican Heritage
People of Italian Heritage
People of Greek Heritage
People of Cuban Heritage
People of European American Heritage
The PowerPoint should be 15-25 slides in length with a reference slide including at least 5 primary research sources. The verbal part of the presentation should be written in the notes section of the PowerPoint.
Introduction (CO: 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6)
Demographic data
Native Country
Population in the United States and State of Wisconsin
Other information
Communication
Family roles
Workforce issues
Traditional health and illness beliefs (CO:2, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
Mental health beliefs
High risk health behaviors
Nutrition
Pregnancy and childbearing practices
Death rituals
Spirituality
Healthcare practices
Home remedies/folk medicine
Use of health care professionals and health care resources
Use of persons in the community for health. e. traditional healers
Rituals & beliefs surrounding death and dying
Conclusion (CO: 6)
Role of nurse for this group.
References in APA format.
Think Cultural Health Project
Grading Project
Criteria
Value
Not Present
Does Not Meet Expectations
Approaching Meeting Expectations
Meets Expectations
Introduction
This section covers:
· Demographic data
· Native Country
· Population in the United States and State of Wisconsin
· Communication
· Family roles
o Workforce issues
40 points
Item is not present.
(2) Not all components are present. There are large gaps in the components that leave the reader with significant questions.
(3) Components are present and adequate, but there are small gaps that leave the reader with questions.
(4) Components are addressed clearly and comprehensively. There are no gaps that leave the reader with questions.
Body of Presentation
This section covers:
· Mental Health practices
· Mental Health beliefs
· Pregnancy and childbearing practices
· Death rituals
· Spirituality
· Healthcare practices
· Home remedies/folk medicine
· Use of health care professionals and health care resources
· Use of persons in the community for health. i.e. traditional healers
· Rituals & beliefs surrounding death and dying
60 points
(0 )Item is not present.
(4 – 6) Not all components are present. There are large gaps in the components that leave the reader with significant questions.
(6-8) Components are present and adequate, but there are small gaps that leave the reader with questions.
(8 -10) Components are addressed clearly and comprehensively. There are no gaps that leave the reader with questions.