Benchmark Assessment Heritage

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    Heritage Assessment Culture is a pattern of behavior and values shared by an ethnic group. Cultural heritage is a set of traditions within the culture that is hand down from the older generation to the younger generation within the family. These traditions influence the family’s decisions in relation to their diet, education, daily living activities, religious beliefs and practices and also health and illness beliefs. In this paper, the author will focus on the usefulness of applying a heritage

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    within a given person’s cultural heritage and community. These methods may be used instead of or along with modern methods of health care. They are not alternative methods of health care in the sense that they are methods that are an integral part of a person’s given heritage. It is important for the health care professionals to understand the importance of values and beliefs of the people that come for health care needs to an institution. Heritage Assessment tool is a checklist used by health

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    Note: The greater the number of positive responses, the greater the person’s identification with a traditional heritage. The one exception to positive answers is the question about family name change. This question may be answered negatively. 1. Where was your mother born? El Salvador 2. Where was your father born? Puerto Rico 3. Where were your grandparents born? (1) Your mother’s mother? El Salvador (2) Your mother’s father? El Salvador (3) Your father’s mother? Puerto Rico (4) Your father’s

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    Heritage Assessment Umamaheswari Venugopal Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V November 18, 2012 Heritage Assessment Based on the Study of Different Cultures Heritage could be described as something that has been transmitted from the past or handed over or followed by tradition. Every individual practice and follow their own heritage based on one’s ethnic, religious and cultural background. United States being a open minded country, welcomes all immigrants and is rich with multiracial

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    Heritage Assessment Paul Bockoven Grand Canyon University NRS429-V October 14, 2012 Heritage Assessment Cultural assessments can be useful tools for a registered nurse to develop adequate plans of care, especially when it comes to education. They have limits however, as not every individual within a certain cultural ‘category’ can be expected to conform the way their heritage may dictate. Assigning a score to any person to predict how they may act, or learn, is contrary to the direction

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    Heritage Assessment Nurses have been trained to respect the beliefs and cultural choices of others because patient’s cultural beliefs and rituals influence patient care and outcomes (Anderson, 2012). Nurses need to become aware of patients beliefs, values and rituals to ensure competent and safe patient care (Edelman & Greiner, 2010). The heritage assessment is useful because it is an important step in building cultural competency through interviewing the patient and determining the things the patient

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    Heritage Assessment The United States (US) is a multicultural society. People from all over the world reside in the US. There are many customs, religion, values, beliefs, and so forth, in the US. To be in the healthcare profession, it is vital and necessary to be culturally aware and competent to provide culturally appropriate, holistic care. One of the ways to learn about a person’s heritage is by using the Heritage Assessment (HA). The HA tool has 29 questions and is a reliable method used to

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    Heritage Assessment Maria Spencer Grand Canyon University Family-Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Marcy Engebretson August 11, 2013 Heritage Assessment The Heritage Assessment tool consists of questions used to examine one's ethnic, cultural, and religious heritage. It defines how someone associates himself with a particular custom. It assists in comprehending someone's cultural beliefs. (Pearson Education, 2012) People who belong in a traditional ethno cultural heritage may have

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    Every individual has a cultural heritage. Each culture views the world differently. Heritage is whom we are, where we came from and our historical roots. The Heritage Assessment Tool is designed to “give nurses an understanding of the patient’s traditional health and illness beliefs and practices so that culturally appropriate interventions can be initiated. The tool is a series of twenty nine questions.   These twenty nine questions are designed to determine a patient’s ethnic, cultural, and religious

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    Heritage Assessment Tracie Bigelow Grand Canyon University: 429V Melinda Darling September 29, 2013 Heritage Assessment Culture is defined as the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society group place of time (Culture, 2013). The heritage assessment tool is a great method used to assess health maintenance, protection, and restoration of each individual’s cultural beliefs. The heritage assessment tool is often used by healthcare providers to help determine different cultural

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    Heritage Assessment With the increase in diverse population in the United States, the nurses in America need to Know the importance of culture and heritage importance in health care. .People from different parts of world carry different cultures . Each culture overview health in different ways. Understanding the culture make it easy to provide quality health care to individuals and families. Every culture have their own health

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    Heritage Assessment Analysis Nurses are given the responsibility of caring for a diverse population of people in the United States. A nurse who is entrusted with the care of clients and their families must recognize the value and importance of providing culturally appropriate care (Giger & Davidhizar, 2004). Variations of ethnicity, religion, values and beliefs also make it imperative for nurses to understand that the experience of human diversity is very personal. “The immutable dimensions of

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    Heritage Assessment Rajasree Prasannakumar Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Martha Schlagel August 4, 2013 The world is filled with many cultures and it is important for healthcare professionals to understand most of them, therefore understand their patient. The heritage assessment includes the many factors that may influence a patient’s medical decision such as their religious beliefs and cultural background (Spector, 2009). The heritage assessment is very useful in understanding a patient’s

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    Heritage Assessment: Cultural Differences Jennifer L. Moul Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V March 30, 2014 Heritage Assessment: Cultural Differences Heritage assessment tools are used as a guide to assist in developing plans based on an indivudals cultural assssement. Heritage assessment tools prompt the interviewer to ask questions that pertain to their family’s background such as parent origins, race, relgious beliefs, customs, and practices. Gaining knowledge of an individual’s background

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    Heritage Assessment Family centered health promotion Heritage Assessment Culture is a powerful human belief and behavior. Culture involves multiple influences including race, ethnicity, nationality, language and gender and also sociocultural factors, patient’s health belief and behavior. All culture has its own beliefs and values. Most of the people does not know much about own culture until they interact with another culture. In this world there are many different cultures. Having a sound understanding

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    (The Office of Minority Health, 2013). Health care that is center to one’s culture and is sensitive to the beliefs and customs will foster a positive experience. The Heritage Assessment tool can be utilized to lay the foundation for health care professionals in understanding a client’s culture and traditions. The Heritage Assessment is a tool that a nurse can use to investigate a client’s ethnic, cultural and religious traditions. It helps identify how deeply a person identifies themselves to their

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    Heritage Assessment Mary DeCastro Grand Canyon University NUR 429V Lori James July 7, 2014 Heritage Assessment Health care professionals deliver cultural competent care on a daily basis. In 1969 Campinha-Bacote was pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing. At the same time relationships between the Caucasians and Blacks were strained. Parties of either side felt compelled to identify with ethnic background. It was at this time that Campinha-Bacote laid the developmental stages of her

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    Heritage assessment Danielle Sumner Grand Canyon University Heritage assessment Introduction The Heritage Assessment Tool can be adopted as a dependable tool to gauge, health maintenance, restoration and safeguard of personal, cultural beliefs. The adoption of health assessment tool helps meet the prerequisites of diverse patient populations to offer quality all-inclusive care. The following paper reviews the assessment of three culturally dissimilar families, and demonstrate how a nurse would

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    Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University Family Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V-0102 Heritage Assessment In building cultural competency, the differences of Hispanic, Puerto Rican, and American heritage are compared in this paper, analyzing health maintenance, health promotion, and health restoration in these cultures is based on the use of a culture heritage assessment tool. This tool consists of twenty nine questions about culture, “the greater the number of positive responses

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    Heritage Assessment Tool Devona Myrick Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Teaching and Learning Styles 10-11-2014 Heritage Assessment Tool Identified over 20 years ago in the USA the use of the heritage assessment proves to be useful in the supporting the national health along with the cure and prevention of a number of diseases (Edelmam & Mandle, 2010). It is reliable in helping the medical staff to talk with their patients and families about different

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    Heritage Assessment The Heritage Assessment is a useful tool that can be used to understand the diversity of individuals that are routinely cared for in different regions where local health care facilities are operated. As stated in one dictionary, Heritage is defined as “Valued objects and qualities such as cultural traditions, unspoiled countryside, and historic buildings that have been passed down from previous generations” (Oxford, 2014). Along with heritage, “culture is the sum of total of

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    Heritage Assessment A. Holm, RN Grand Canyon University: 429 V 08/24/2014 Heritage Assessment It is very important to address the heritage of every patient we become the caregiver for. This will ensure that we provide care that is culturally competent and gain the trust and respect of the patient and family. Since respect and trust are not given, but earned, addressing the fear everyone has upon having to depend on medical/nursing care for themselves or their family will put the patient

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    Heritage Essay Ike Gill Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V July 27, 2014 Using the heritage assessment I was able to see the differences in religious background, and also how that religious and cultural background influences the health care decisions. The three I choice to use were Sikhs, Hindus, and Muslims. The reason being I am Sikh and most of my neighbors are Hindus and Muslims. Even though we all come from different background we are still very close and consult each other when we need

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    Heritage Assessment Paper Grand Canyon University NRS-429V United States one of the most cultural diverse nation on earth, People from different part of world have come tougher to create this country. So as healthcare professionals nurses has to deal with patient from diverse cultural background. To provide quality care they should be able to understand the cultural

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    The Influence of Heritage on Current Culture Evaluation of how family subscribes to these traditions and practices is offered in detail, while offering insight and/or reflection.It is essential for nurses to provide culturally sensitive care to each and every patient in order to establish repor and maintain a safe working relationship with each individual. To provide culturally sensitive care to a nurses patient’s he or she must first assess their own beliefs, values, and culture at large. The

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    Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V United States is a melting pot of diverse cultures and people from all ethnics around the world live in this country. The impact of the multicultural societies has tremendously affected the health care industry and evoked the great challenges to the professionals in this career. Heritage Assessment which was developed by Rachel Spector in 2000 provides a comprehensive analysis tool to identify patients and their ancestors’ cultural

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    Heritage Assessment Chiugo Alexander Grand Canyon University: NRS-429 V Heritage Assessment September 19, 2014 Heritage Assessment America is a melting pot of people from divergent ethnicities in the world leading to disparity in the healthcare system. In other to improve the healthcare outcomes in the nation, there is a need to reduce the insightful disparity in health care status amongst the various ethnic groups that suffer great disproportionate poor health. With advancement in education

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    which are directed by culture. Heritage assessment is an important step towards building understanding of cultural competency, a phenomenon that recognizes diversity, both in linguistic and cultural adeptness by the health care provider. A person’s culture, beliefs, heritage, and language have a substantial impact both as a patient and a health care provider within the health care system (Spector, 2009). Although only 29 questions were supplied in the heritage assessment tool, the questions cleared

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    Heritage Assessment Kyler G. Merrill Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V 01/18/2015 Heritage Assessment Tool Today in society there are many diverse culture and ethnic backgrounds, each with their own habits, traditions, preferences, and of these includes health. Different needs of the whole person should be evaluated in detail. This paper will discuss results from three different cultures through the interviewing of them using the Heritage Assessment Tool. It will also review

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    This is a benchmark assessment. The RN to BSN program at Grand Canyon University meets the requirements for clinical competencies as defined by CCNE and AACN using nontraditional experiences for practicing nurses. These experiences come in the form of direct and indirect care experiences in which licensed nursing students engage in learning within the context of their hospital organization, their specific care discipline, and their local communities. The learning activity and corresponding

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    Heritage Assessment Tool Samantha Rich Grand Canyon University May 21, 2013 The Heritage Assessment Tool (HAT) is a way to asses an individual’s ethnic, religious, and cultural heritage as well as health traditions. Using this tool allows healthcare providers to deliver high quality patient care as well as develop a therapeutic relationship and healing approach. Being able to deliver high quality care to patients and families is of utmost importance for nurses. In order to be most efficient

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    head: THE HERITAGE ASSESSMENT OF HISPANIC, ASIAN AND The Heritage Assessment of Hispanic, Asian and African American Families B.Cohran Grand Canyon University The Heritage Assessment of Hispanic, Asian and African American Families The Heritage Assessment Tool (HST) is used to “investigate a given patient’s or your own ethnic, cultural, and religious heritage…it can help determine how deeply a given person identifies with a particular tradition”. (prenhall.com). This assessment of 29 questions

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    Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University NRS-429V Family Centered Health Promotion Times have changed when it comes to diversity of cultures in healthcare. In the past physician’s worked in communities with patients that had similar racial backgrounds and culture. (Bussey-Jones & Genao, 2003) In these cultures diversity is present when it comes to different beliefs and practices and it is important to evaluate these individuals to ensure their plan of care is focused on their needs as

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    Assessment of Families with Heritage Assessment Tool Grand Canyon University September 2, 2014 Assessment of Families with Heritage Assessment Tool Each country has a different tradition, culture, customs and anindividual’scultural legacy plays a very important part in upgrading the health of that person. According to various sources, United States will observe an immense increase in mixture of cultures in the 21stcentury. Nurses should have a proper knowledge about the patient’s health who belonged

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    Heritage Assessment Melody Tejada Grand Canyon University: NRS 429V April 17, 2011 Heritage Assessment Throughout the years, people and families from a diverse group of cultures and religions have developed many health traditions and practices based on their culture and heritage. Most people that grow up having followed certain practices continue to do so into adulthood and also pass those traditions down to their children and so on. However, there are also those who break out of the

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    Cultural Heritage No wonder modern technology innovations keep coming out each year. Even with all the new changes and the fast lifestyles. Few things are resolute such as customs and traditions. Each country has a wealth of culture and heritage passed on from their ancestors. Many people believe and value the inheritance; ensure to transfer the tradition to the upcoming generations. The distinguishing civilization, inheritance, and traditions are unique for each nation. The heritage assessment tool

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    Running Head: Heritage Assessment Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University NRS-429V January 22, 2011   Heritage Assessment Heritage is as individual as a fingerprint when it comes to some cultures. Every individual has their own heritage, and this is very different between different cultures. Heritage consists of determination of one’s ethnic, religious, and cultural background (Spector, 2009). When we look at someone’s heritage, we look at traditional health methods used to maintain

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    Benchmark Assignment – Heritage Assessment Grand Canyon University – NRS 429 Benchmark Assignment – Heritage Assessment Our ever-growing multicultural and ethnically diverse United States population makes it challenging for health care professionals to provide culturally competent and effective holistic care to these groups. It is imperative that health education strategies include performing a heritage assessment to include a person’s ethnic background, cultural heritage, health

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    The heritage assessment tool, used alone, was not very useful in assessing health practices and needs. However, it was helpful in identifying similarities in generations. The tool asks very basic questions but it does not gain specific information about what people do, how they deal with sickness, how they live their lives, and whether or not they base their personal practices on their family history. If health providers are only using this tool to develop specific information about health practices

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    Heritage Assessment of the Three Culturally Diverse Families Olga Kormuskina Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V December 21, 2014 Heritage Assessment of the Three Culturally Diverse Families To deliver high quality health care services to an increasingly diverse population, it is vital to be culturally competent. This approach is especially applicable in the United States where a big part of the population consists of immigrants coming from all over the world (Edelman, Kudzma, & Mandle

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    Benchmark Assignment – Heritage Assessment Benchmark Assignment – Heritage Assessment When clinically assessing patients in care settings, it is paramount for health professionals to elicit pertinent information that could be crucial for delivery of care. This is particularly important in the United States because the increasing diversity in racial and ethnic composition of the population has presented cultural challenges that care givers must navigate to provide culturally competent service

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    The heritage Assessment Tool is a questioner design to assist individual to determine his or her ethnic, religious and cultural background in relationship with health, illness and diseases. Heritage and culture are different just like individual fingerprint. When looking at someone’s heritage and tradition, it consists of methods used to maintain health, protect health, and restore health. These concepts deal with person’s physical, mental and spiritual belief. Every individual

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    Heritage Assessment Heritage is who we are, where we come from, it’s our history. Traditionally the word heritage means one back ground or tradition. Each individual’s heritage varies between different cultures and consists of determination of one’s ethnic, religious, and cultural background (Spector, 2009). The heritage assessment tool helps healthcare professionals evaluate someone’s physical, mental, and spiritual beliefs which in turn helps with determining traditional health methods such

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    Heritage and Cultural Assessment Gathering information about a patient’s culture is an essential part of the nursing assessment. The importance of a comprehensive cultural assessment cannot be underestimated. Race, ethnicity, and cultural values influence a patient’s view of health and potential treatments. My first experiences with culture were relatively benign. I grew up in small-town Iowa where there was one African-American family and a smattering of families of Asian or Indian descent. The

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    HERITAGE ASSESSMENT Heritage Assessment Jasmine J Kannamkulam Grand Canyon University: NRS 429V Family Centered Health Promotion 12/11/2011 Cultural heritage plays an important role in the life of every individual regardless of the place they live, food they prefer or language they speak. The cultural roots and traditions build the personality of the person and the cultural awareness helps them to identify themselves and relate it with the outside world. Culture is defined

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    As a measurement tool, heritage assessment helps a person appreciate further his cultural background, find strengths in his personality (based from his specific cultural background), and work on weaknesses that he has. Unlike other assessment tools, this is a quantitative-based approach aimed at threshing out a person’s family, religious and ethnic background that Influences the healthcare delivered to that person or to their culture The greater the number of the positive responses shows the person’s

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    Heritage Assessment: Applying The Heritage Assessment Jake Freeman GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY: NRS - 429V 10/31/2011 Applying the heritage assessment can be useful with integration into the health care system. First impressions go along with the proper approach. If you look at it this way first impressions are important in every culture. With the plethora of cultures out there and each family shaped by these values and beliefs a good approach is always an informed one

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    Heritage and Health Assessment                         NRS 429 V December 5, 2010                                 The United States is considered the melting pot because it hosts people from every background and culture. “Healthcare providers nee to become responsive to the cultural values of different peoples and how these could augment effective and humanistic care delivery” (Edelman & Mandle, 2006).  It is crucial for nurses that work at the bedside to be aware

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    Heritage Assessment Latasha Rice, WCC- RN Grand Canyon University: NRS 429v Date: 8/31/2012 What is a heritage assessment? A heritage assessment is a subpart to the overall nursing assessment. Assessing a patient’s heritage allows the nurse to obtain more information about a patient’s culture, including beliefs about health and values, this is important to providing cultural health care. One’s heritage includes information about their cultural beliefs and practices of the family and ethno

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    Running head: HERITAGE ASSESSMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION IN NURSING Heritage Assessment and Implementation in Nursing Katrina L. Ford Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V September 8, 2012 A heritage assessment in nursing is a vital tool to learning about a patient. By finding out about the patient’s family and friends we can learn about their support system. If we learn how close to a culture our patient is this will give us an idea of how true they hold their beliefs or if they

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