Cultural inquiry of values and norms
Discussion: This week , you will prepare for your ethical and cultural inquiry . Consider how culture can impact healthcare decisions and outcomes . Read the following article from the Western Journal of Medicine : Galanti G. A. (2000). An introduction to cultural differences . The Western Journal of Medicine , 172(5) , 335 336. doi:10.1136 /ewjm.172.5.335
Discuss the following
1. Do you agree with the writer’s premise that treating patients with respect is not enough, and it is necessary to learn about the specific customs of other cultures in order to provide quality health care? Explain your reasoning and provide examples.
2. Do you think there is a danger in stereotyping when discussing cultural norms? Explain and provide examples
3. Which cultures and customs are you most familiar with?
4. Does culture play a significant role in the healthcare issue that you are researching? Explain. In your replies to peers, share your views and your knowledge about different cultural beliefs associated with health care.
ESSAY: This week, you will find three scholarly, peer-reviewed research articles on your topic. Remember that next week you will submit a paper on Cultural and/or Ethical perspectives of inquiry, so use this week’s assignment to prepare materials and collect information for that purpose.
Use articles that will help you explain and describe cultural and /or ethical, legal or regulatory issues related to your topic. You will analyze and evaluate these articles in your submission, which should include:
A brief introductory paragraph
Three separate paragraphs , one for each of the three articles , each presenting : A brief 3 – 4 sentence summary of the article (use in-text citations ) An explanation as to what makes this source credible. An explanation of why the article will be useful in addressing your problem or issue
A brief conclusory paragraph
An APA Style reference list on a separate page Your paper should be 1-3 pages in length (including the References page). Adhere to APA Style throughout.