a. References: Utilize in text citations within the power point slides and provide a reference at the bottom of the slide. Include a reference page slide.

Refer to Purnells’ Cultural Assesment Tool to address additional questions to enhance each section  (See attached)

Points:

Description of requirement:

Total points  with comments

1 point

Overview of culture that is not   familiar to you.

a.  Study and investigate the role of women in   the culture you have chosen

b. Is education   valued?

c. Is one gender   preferred over another?

d. How does this   culture view families?

2.5 points 

What health care practices does this   culture embrace that may be different than Western medicine?

a. What practices   may interfere with health care?

b. What are the   major illness common to the culture you are studying and what are its   implications on pregnancy and birth?

2.5 points

What spiritual or religious practices does   this culture follow? 

a. Is contraception   allowed and which forms are acceptable?

b. Who makes the   decision regarding contraception choices?

c. Is assisted   reproductive technology acceptable, donor sperm, surrogacy?Is adoption   allowed?

d. What gives   strengths and meaning to life?

2.5points

Birth practices specific to your assigned   culture:

a. Where do the   women have babies, ( home birth, hospital, birth home) and who attends the   birth? What are the special practices employed   to support the mom or new baby?

b. Who in the   family system makes decisions regarding the woman’s health such as an   emergency cesarean section?

c. Include an   explanation regarding how the content provides a focus for nursing assessment   and or nursing interventions and nursing advocacy.

1.5points

References: APA Format 

a. References: Utilize   in text citations within the power point slides and provide a reference at   the bottom of the slide. Include a reference page slide.

10 Total

* Please choose any culture other than African, Because we are not to talk on culture we’re part of.