9780763757427

Multicultural Health

  • ISBN 13:

    9780763757427

  • ISBN 10:

    076375742X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/21/2009
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Summary

Multicultural Health serves as a comprehensive guide for healthcare workers in any cultural community. By 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. General Topics Include: What are culture, ethnicity, and race? Assimilation and acculturation Disparities in healthcare Cross-cultural communication Cultural theories and models related to health promotion and program planning Legal issues and standards related to providing health-care services to multicultural groups Cross-cultural ideologies about health and illness Health promotion, planning, and evaluation in multicultural settings Common health beliefs and practices among specific cultural groups Program planning and evaluation for specific cultural groups Tips for working with specific cultural groups

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