Reflection of My Experience with Culturally Sensitive Care

1363 WordsJun 25, 20186 Pages
Introduction As a nurse strive to provide culturally sensitive care, they must recognize how their client's and their perceptions are similiar as well as different. Nurse enhance their ability to provide client-centered care by reflecting on how their beliefs and values impact the nurse-patient relationship. To provide appropriate patient care, the nurse must understand her/his culture and that of the nurse profession. Cultural biases can be particularly difficult to identify when the nurse and client are of a similar cultural backgroup. When we recognize and know a culture, we will know what is right for our patient, and thus may impose our own values on the client by assuming our values are their values. Recognizing differences a…show more content…
Halal means law and is used to designate food which is permitted to Islam. They were not allowed to have pork and any other pork product (e.g. bacon, ham, gelatin); meat and derivatives not killed ritually; alcohol (QueenIsland health, 2010). What are the barriers faced by the nurse in the patient-provider relationship? What are possible defects in the delivery? and how can the nurse better address the patient’s needs and meet his/ her health care goals with the proper application of cultural competence and the systems approach? English language barrier and diet regimen are the barriers faced by the nurse in the patient-provider relationship in Muslim culture. For this patient, she speak her own language fluently but has difficulty speaking English. Consider how difficulty it must be to describe symptoms or give a personal health history when she does not understand the questions being asked (Taylor, C., Lilis, C., Lemone, P., 2005). In Muslim culture, people will have some day that they are forbidden from ingesting anything. They are not allowed to eat, drink or smoke. on the lunar calendar. It may cause problems with regard to medication or the control of diabetes. If a Muslim patient needs to take medication, including injections, during the fast, he or she should do so.To overcome cultural competent barrier, health care providers must engage a professional interpreter for patient who has English language barrier. Patients have a right to an interpreter
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