This essay requires you to demonstrate your understanding of Cultural Competency in health care practice, including application of knowledge to practice within a chosen scenario.
The Essay Will Include The Following:
- Identify your own cultural values and privileges (regardless of your culture, race ethnicity)
- A reflection of your own cultural values and privileges including an explanation of why self-reflection is essential prior to approaching diverse clients
- Application of a strengths-based approach to culturally competent care including rationale, that demonstrates respect for diversity and celebrates difference (can be integrated into the following discussion)
- Consideration of cultural needs when delivering culturally competent care to a person from one of the following groups, who is preparing to undergo a general health assessment. (the person is waiting to undergo the assessment, do not complete the actual general health assessment):