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Topic 1: Getting to Know You and Cultural Competence
First, provide a brief introduction of our professional background. Next, review the Office of Minority Health, National CLAS Standards located in the Web Resources area.
- Discuss your ethnic/cultural background (health perception and practices).
Choose a different culture or ethnic group and discuss potential cultural/linguistic needs. Consider your food preferences, rituals, health beliefs, and any religious orientations that may influence patient care.
- Apply at least one CLAS Standard that supports the identified need and discuss the role of the advanced practice nurse in promoting culturally sensitive care.
- Please list references in APA format.