Culture affects our view of health, wellness, illness, and death. As a Primary Care Provider, it is essential you have some awareness of your patient’s and family’s culture. Studies have shown that incorporating cultural awareness and sensitivity significantly improves patient compliance.
Select a culture and discuss the following:
How does this culture view health promotion and disease prevention (such as immunizations)?
How does this culture’s spiritual beliefs impact the view of health?
How does this culture affect your patient care?
Treatments such as medications