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Marginalization / Health Disparities can be linked to:

  • Socio-cultural status
  • Access to economic resources
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Ethnicity

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Health literacy is dependent on individual and systemic factors such as:

Communication skills of lay persons and professionals

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Which group of persons is least likely to be considered a vulnerable group at high risk for medical problems?

 

A) Homeless women and children

B.) Intravenous drug users

C.) Pregnant single teenage girls

D.)  Single adolescent boys

 

 

D.)  Single adolescent boys

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(4) types of violence often seen within a community

  • Homicide
  • Assault
  • Rape
  • Suicide

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What is the relationship between race and ethnicity and health status?

A) Ethnic and racial minorities are equally as vulnerable to poor health status as the rest of the population.

 

B) Ethnic and racial minorities are less vulnerable to poor health status than the rest of the population.

 

C) Ethnic and racial minorities are more vulnerable to poor health status than the rest of the population.

 

D) There is no significant relationship between ethnic and racial background and health status.

 

 

C)   Ethnic and racial minorities are more vulnerable to poor health status than the rest of the population.

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S/S of potential abuse of an elderly person

  • unexplained/repeated injuries
  • physical neglect and unmet basic needs
  • rejection of assistance by the caregiver
  • financial mismanagement
  • withdrawal and passivity
  • depression

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When speaking of Cultural competency...Describe "CULTURAL REPATTERNING"

Assisting the client to modify cultural practices that are NOT beneficial to the clients health

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________________ violence occurs when sexual contact takes place without consent

 

SEXUAL

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Nursing in relation to the AIR, LAND, WATER and surroundings of clients

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

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Medically Underserved Area (MUA)  have a shortage of primary care health services for residents within a geographic area such as:

 

 

  • May be entire county or a froup of contigous counties

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(TRUE / FALSE)

 

Nursing is the smallest subculture of the healthcare system

FALSE

 

Nursing is the LARGEST subculture of the healthcare system

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This population typically has less than 20,000 residents

Rural Populations

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Who regulates the health care inside of correctional facilities?

Federal Bureau of Prisons (Depart. of Justice)

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Characteristics of Individuals living in Poverty

  • Despair - increased Stress
  • Living day to day
  • Unemployment
  • Insufficient insurance coverage
  • Unstable family
  • Poor self respect
  • Isolation
  • Poor nutrition
  • Inreased morbity/mortality rates

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What is "Cultural Competence"?

Cultural Competence is a skill that the nurse develops in learning to respect individual dignity and preferences, as well as acknowledging cultural differences

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ROLE OF NURSE in ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

  • identify populations at risk for exposure to environmental hazards
  • Conduct assessments of environment
  • Ensure protection from environmental hazards
  • recognizes the link between environmental exposures (AIR, WATER, FOOD, CHEMICAL) and illness and disease across the life span
  • Educate patient about environmental health and safety issues

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