Purpose: To recognize that individual culture does impact women’s health care, communication, nutrition, and family influences that shape the families you are caring for.
Concept: Cultural Diversity
Objective: Write a paper regarding a culture and its impact on families, contraception, conception and birth.
Instructions: Create a cultural diversity paper.
This project is to a be written paper 5 pages in length APA format. These 5 pages include a cover page and a reference page.
Refer to Purnell’s’ Cultural Competency as a guide to assessing the patient in the identified culture from your Health Assessment course.
Is education valued, are boy children preferred over girl children? How do they view families? Is contraception allowed and who is involved in the decision making regarding birth control choices?
In an unintended pregnancy is adoption allowed? Is assisted reproductive technology accepted? What about donor sperm or surrogacy?
Who attends childbirth? Where do women have babies? What are the special practices employed to support the new mom and baby? Who in the family system makes decisions regarding the woman’s health?
What implications does culture present to the issues of women’s’ health care?