Transcultural Perspectives in Mental Health
Read chapter 10 of the class textbook and review the attached PowerPoint presentation. Once done, develop and post an analysis of the following cases;
1. Stephane, a 15-year-old Haitian refugee who is living at a center for children of refugees has a severe cough and fever. She is curled up in a corner of the community room wrapped in a towel. She looks like she has been crying.
- How can the nurse ensure culturally competent care?
List three priorities for the nurse regarding the cultural values, beliefs, and possible practices that Stephane may have.
2. Jacob is an 87-year-old with bipolar I disorder. He came to the United States from Poland in 1937. He was institutionalized for 2 years in a large mental health facility; currently, he lives in a community mental health center (transitional housing).
a. Identify three questions that would be important to ask Jacob on your first encounter.
b. What is the main health issue for Jacob?
What structures are needed in a community to ensure that Jacob will get the care he needs?
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