Principles Of Health : A Healthcare Worker It Is Important For Understand And Respect All Religions

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Alexandrea Atkins Principles of Health Science- 7th period 10 December 2015 As a healthcare worker it is important to understand and respect all religions. Workers should know about all the religions and the religion that their patents is apart of. So they don’t ever offend their patents. There are many religions that are in this world that are being followed now. Buddhism, Islam, and Roman Catholic are just three out of maybe 4,200 religions in the world. Just because there are so many religions doesn’t mean that there are not very many that follow. Buddhism was founded in the late 6th century B.C.E. by Siddhartha Gautama which they called the “Buddha”. There is so many days that are held throughout the year for this religion. Most of…show more content…
The truth of suffering (dukkha), the truth of the cause of suffering (samudaya), the truth of the end of suffering (nirhodha), and the truth of the path that frees us from suffering (magga). Also the eightfold path which was a path to nirvana, comprising eight aspects that which an aspirant must become practiced. Right views, intention, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness, and concentration. No infants were baptism, but have to have the infant presentation. When death came, they believed in reincarnation. A buddhist priest must be present at death and the last rites were chanted at bedside immediately after death. Autopsy, cremation and organ donation were an individual’s choice but wasn’t mandatory or prohibited. Cleanliness is a very important to maintain health. As the health care part, a person suffering was an inevitable part of life, and illness is the result of negative Karma. 0.7% of the religions in the USA is Buddhist. Islam was founded in 622 CE by Mohammed, chief prophet, when the god revealed the book Qur’an to him to prove mankind and for guidance. You could not touch or place anything on top of the holy book. Their holy day of worship is sunset Thursday to sunset Friday. Fast during daylight hours in month of Ramadan and during other religious holidays. Their prayer rugs were sacred. Dominate culture associated was the middle eastern. The islamic tradition was to recite the creed in on version or another. They believe that there is one
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