Multicultural Healthcare Week 6
Multicultural Healthcare Week 6 ANTH 3540
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This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kara Pemberton on Sunday September 27, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ANTH 3540 at University of Georgia taught by Dr. Susan Tanner in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 21 views. For similar materials see Multicultural Healthcare in anthropology, evolution, sphr at University of Georgia.
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Multicultural Healthcare Week 6 92115 Finished watching Split Horn 923 15 Healers Patients and Culture 0 Cultural and linguistic competence definition in footnote 1 in J enks article 0 System of behaviors attitudes and policies that enables effective work in cross cultural situations Approaches to Cultural Competency Training 0 Knowledgebased programs Info about risk factors ethnomedical beliefs provides set of information o Addresses ways to avoid offending people accounting for anything outside ofdifferent from biomedicine how to open conversations o Attitudeawarenessbased programs 0 Skill building approaches Knowledgebased Programs 0 Promoting Cultural Sensitivity o What is explained I Any misuse of biomedicine I Anything that isn t accepted 0 May enhance othering with static view of culture Culture of No Culture in Medicine Medical knowledge is understood to be not merely cultural knowledge but real knowledge Culture of No Culture 0 Truth 0 Power Noncompliance is seen as offensive and frustrating The Clinical Gaze Disease is independent of the person Part of medical training to develop clinical gaze Seeing through ill person to the disease Susto A Folk Illness Common among latinos in Central and South America Caused by fright supernatural or natural Has number of symptoms Most of research done in Mexico 0 Attributed to supernatural causes in Mexico 0 In South America more commonly natural origin What are the critiques Risk of othering Doesn t encompass broadness of cultural variation Over generalizes o LEARN model Implies it will only be used on perceived other When might cultural competency deemphasize other issues 0 Language barriers 0 Individual variation 0 Income and time constraints 0 Institutional racism and other structural factors AttitudeAwarenessbased programs 0 Compel participants to re ect on own culture and beliefs From Lists of Traits to Openmindedness 0 Stereotypes and Generalizations o Stereotypes Categorical assumptions essentialism superficial knowledge with no attempt to learn An ending point 0 Generalization General trends might describe common features but cannot be assumed to be true A starting point Everyone has Culture 0 Are you aware of any traditional beliefs and practices in your culture 0 Distance away from someone when talking saying bless you knocking on wood giving honey when sick Institutional Biases in Medical Systems 0 Spirometers breath test can adjust for race 0 Based on scientific evidence there were differences between black and white lung capacity disproven o Harder to prove lung damage hard to get welfare and like SkillBuilding o Kleinman and Benson Model 0 Based on building skills to address cultural difference 0 Competency is more than material to be mastered 0 Needs to be balanced With understanding of history and power 0 Openmindedness is a change in culture 925 15 Discussion of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
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