transcultural nursing assessment. The purpose of Milestone 2 is to develop an assessment guide utilizing open-ended questions that will encourage participation by the individual.
Research your individual's cultural background prior to developing questions. Think about the impact the culture of origin has on the individual's physical health; that is, what illnesses and conditions are prevalent in this culture? What are commonly held beliefs about health in the individual's culture of origin that could influence the individual's perception of healthcare and health practices in the current culture/community?
Refer to Appendix A in your text and select five (5) categories upon which you will concentrate for your assessment guide and questions. Thoroughly review each of the categories, and think about your individual.
Develop an assessment guide and questions with specific initial and follow-up questions. Include questions that reflect a thorough understanding of the categories (Appendix A) that you selected about the influence culture may have on the individual's health and well-being.
Review the Differences Between Closed and Open-Ended Questions document
Use the suggestions as you formulate/propose your initial and follow-up questions.
Download the Milestone 2 assessment template embedded in these guidelines.
Fill in information using the template. This does not require APA formatting; however, you are expected to write clearly and use proper grammar and spelling. The template is expandable to accommodate your typing.
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