Cultural Self-Assessment Assignment (200 points)
For this assignment you will perform a cultural assessment of yourself. Your cultural self-assessment should include:
· Brief, Simple
· How do you see your place in the world?
· What makes you a “culturally unique individual?”
· Family and Social History
· Follow ancestry back as far as you can, but be brief, this is not a family tree
· Giger and Davidhizar’s 6 Cultural Phenomena:
· Environmental Control
· Biological Variations.
· Professional and Generic Care Beliefs and Practices
· What does it mean to be in good health?
· Do you use home remedies, folk medicine?
· Any foods that are taboo?
· Generic and Specific Nursing Care Factors
· How would you like to be treated by nurses?
· What does it mean to you to be “in good health”?
· What would be stressful to you about hospitalization, how could this be improved?
· What is good nursing care?
Cultural assessment should be typed, double-spaced and 12 font. This assignment is in narrative form. Please organize each section using the headings provided above. Total length should be a minimum of 3 pages, not including the title page or reference page.
Body organization-0-100 points
Body fluency-0-50 points
Body mechanics-0-30 points