Multicultural health / Lois A. Ritter, EdD, MS, MA, MS-HCA, PMP, Consultant, Health and Education, Donald H. Graham, Attorney and Consultant, Human Services
Book | Jones & Bartlett Learning | 2017 | Second edition.
Available at Gateway-Elkhorn Campus General Collection (RA 418.5 T7.3 R5.8 2017)

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Edition
Second edition.
Description
xii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
UNIT 1: The Foundations
Chapter 1: Introduction to Multicultural Health
Key Concepts and Terms -- Diversity Within the United States -- Cultural Adaptation -- Health Disparities -- Casues of Health Disparities -- Legal Protections for Ethnic Minorities -- Personal Health Decisions -- Ethical Considerations -- Summary -- Review -- Activity -- Case Study -- References
Chapter 2: Theories and Models Related to Multicultural Health
Theories of Health and Illness -- Pathways to Care -- Cultural Competence -- Promoting Cultural Competence -- Summary -- Review -- Activity -- Case Study -- References
Chapter 3: Worldview and Health Decisions
Worldview -- Worldview and Medical Decisions -- Wordlview and Response to Illness -- Summary -- Review -- Activity -- Case Study -- References
Chapter 4: Complementary and Alternative Medicine
History of Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- Complementary and Alternative Health Care Modalities -- Laws Affecting Cultural Practices and Health -- Summary -- Review -- Activity -- Case Study -- References
Chapter 5: Religion, Rituals, and Health
Religion in the United States -- Religion and Health Behaviors -- Religion and Health Outcomes -- Religion and Well-Being -- Rituals -- Summary -- Review -- Activity -- Case Study -- References
Chapter 6: Communication and Health Promotion in Diverse Societies
Health Communication -- Delivering Your Health Message -- Printed Materials -- Public Health Programs -- Evaluating Your Multicultural Health Program -- Summary -- Review -- Activity -- Case Study -- References
UNIT II: Specific Cultural Groups
Chapter 7: Hispanic and Latino American Populations
Introduction -- Terminology -- History of Hispanics in the United States -- Hispanics in the United States -- General Philosophy About Disease Prevention and Health Maintenance -- Healing Traditions: Healers, and Healing Aids -- Behavioral Risk Factors and Common Health Problems -- Considerations for Health Promotion and Program Planning -- Tips for Working With Hispanic Population -- Summary -- Review -- Acitvity -- Case Study -- References
Chapter 8: American Indian and Alaskan Native Populations
Introduction -- Terminology -- History of American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States -- American Indian and Alaskan Native Populations in the United States -- American Indian and Alaskan Native General Philosophy About Disease Prevention and Health Maintenance -- Healing Traditions, Healers, and Healing Aids -- Behavior Risk Factors and prevalent Health Problems -- Considerations for Health Promotion and Program Planning -- Tips for Working With American Indian and Alaskan Native Populations -- Summary -- Review -- Activity -- Case Study -- References
Chapter 9: African American Populations
Introduction -- Terminology -- History of African Americans in the United States -- African Americans in the United States -- General Philosophy About Disease Prevention and Health Maintenance -- Healing Traditions -- Behavior Risk Factors and Prevalent Health Problems -- Considerations for Health Promotion and Program Planning -- Tips for Working With the African American Population -- Summary -- Review -- Activity -- Case Study -- References
Chapter 10: Asian Americans Populations
Introduction -- Terminology -- History of Asian Americans in the United States -- Asian Americans in the United States -- General Philosophy About Disease Prevention and Health Maintenance -- Healing Traditions, Healers, and Healing Aids -- Behavioral Risk Factors and Common Health Problems -- Considerations for Health Promotion and Program Planning -- Tips for Working With the Asian American Population -- Summary -- Review -- Activities -- Case Study -- References
Chapter 11: European and Mediterranean American Populations
Introduciton -- Terminology -- History of European and Mediterranean Americans in the United States -- European and Mediterranean Americans in the United States -- General Philosophy About Disease Prevention and Health Maintenance -- History, Healing Practices, and Risk Factors for Three Subcultures -- Behavior Risk Factors and Prevalent Health Problems for European and Mediterranean Americans -- Tips for Working With European and Mediterranean American Populations -- Summary -- Review -- Activity -- Case Studies -- References
Chapter 12: Nonethnic Cultures
Introduction -- Introduction to the "Culture of people Suffering Discrimination" -- History of Gay Americans in the United States -- Introduction to People With Disabilities -- Introduction to the Culture of Commerce -- Consumers -- Farmworkers -- Introduction to People Who Are Recent Immigrants or Refugees -- Summary -- Review -- Activities -- Case Study -- References
UNIT III: Looking Ahead
Chapter 13: Closing the Gap: Strategies for Eliminating Health Disparities
Strategies for Reducing or Eliminating Health Disparties -- Summary -- Review -- Activities -- Case Study -- References
Summary
Fully updated and expanded, the Second Edition of Multicultural Health serves as a comprehensive guide for healthcare workers in any cultural community. Focusing on differences in cultural beliefs about health and illness, and models for cross-cultural health and communication, this text helps students and professionals learn effective ways to implement health promotion programs and program evaluation across cultures. -- Provided by publisher.
66.00 AD NURS (10-543-1)
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