HLT 324V Week 1 Allied Health Community Media Scenario
Allied Health Community Media Scenario : HLT 324V Week 1
The ability to communicate, interact with different cultures, and think critically is essential in the medical field. The interactive media scenario you will use for this assignment illustrates a situation that could easily arise when working in health care. To complete this assignment:
1. Go to the “Allied Health Community” media link: http://lc.gcumedia.com/hlt307v/allied-health-community/allied-health-community-v1.1.html
2. Click “Enter” to begin.
3. Click on the box that says “SCENARIOS.”
4. Click on “View Scenario” for the “Critical Decision Making for Providers.”
5. Examine how the described problem might happen in your facility and the impact it could have. Work through this situation by examining all of the choices presented in the scenario.
6. When you get to the end of the scenarios, one scenario will have the word “Transcultural” on the top right corner. Click on “Transcultural.” Read the scenario and answer the four questions that are provided. Allied Health Community Media Scenario : HLT 324V Week 1
While APA format is not required for this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide located in the Student Success Center.
You are not required to submit this Allied Health Community Media Scenario : HLT 324V Week 1 assignment to Turnitin.
HLT 324V All Weeks Discussions Latest
HLT 324V Week 1 Discussion 1
Describe the concept of “variant characteristics of culture.” Which characteristics can change and which cannot? Is equality for variant cultures typically supported in the United States? Provide examples to support your statement.
HLT 324V Week 1 Discussion 2
How does cultural competency occur? What can one do to become culturally aware? Describe an effective approach to using The Purnell Model when working with subcultures (immigration status, gender, political beliefs, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, educational status, etc.).
HLT 324V Week 2 Discussion 1
From your readings, which cultural difference would be most challenging for you to understand? Why? How would you prepare to work with individuals from this culture in order to respect their culture?
HLT 324V Week 2 Discussion 2
If health care practitioners cannot communicate to the patients in their language, how important is it to find a translator? Whose problem is it, the health care provider’s or the patient’s? Why?
HLT 324V Week 3 Discussion 1
From the 10 select cultural groups you selected for the High-Risk Nutritional Practices assignment, briefly explain an unusual high-risk practice and how it impacts your role as a medical professional.
HLT 324V Week 3 Discussion 2
What factors influencing nutritional practices in the United States could be changed to improve health?
HLT 324V Week 4 Discussion 1
Describe the spectrum of death and dying rituals and practices. Why are death and dying rituals so significant?
HLT 324V Week 4 Discussion 2
What death and dying practices are contrary to your personal beliefs or chosen religious values? How will you support a patient’s death and dying rituals and practices, and still honor your own?
HLT 324V Week 5 Benchmark Assignment – Nontraditional Health Care Practices
Research different popular nontraditional health care practices. Write a 1,000-1,200 word paper exploring nontraditional health care practices and include the following:
Describe nontraditional health care practices in different cultures. Compare at least three cultures.
Explain how these practices affect wellness and prevention in different cultures.
Identify the nontraditional health care options in your areas, and identify the number of people choosing to use them over traditional medical practices. Propose reasons why the number of people using nontraditional health care options is rising.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
HLT 324V Week 5 Discussion 1
If you were caring for a child who could be cured if given blood transfusions, but whose parents refused permission to give the transfusions due to religious beliefs, what would you do?
HLT 324V Week 5 Discussion 2
Some parents are refraining from giving certain immunizations to their children. How will this affect diseases in the United States in the future? How as medical professionals can we embrace these nontraditional practices?