Consultation for Minorities with Mental Health Issues in a Community Agency
Consultation services can provide professional mental health workers with many benefits especially those working with the minority population. Mental health issues are on the rise among minorities...
Stress Among AsianAmerican College Students
San Jose State University
Wielunski, HS 135
Stress among AsianAmerican College Students
It comes to no surprise that students in college in the United...
non-White minorities will increase from 10.2 in 1990 to 15.3 in 2020 and 21.3% in 2050. (Fried p.4) In 2005, 9.4 percent of African Americans, 9.3 percent of AsianAmericans, and 6.5 percent of Hispanics were older than 65.
The leading causes of death among the elderly are chronic diseases, notably cardiovascular...
to people’s health status. Socioeconomic differences in health exist all over the world; they tend to be larger in the United States than in other countries. Socioeconomic factors are important factors of both life span and freedom from disease and disability. A lack of health-promoting care and services...
on Mental Health - Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity - NCBI Bookshelf
NCBI Bookshelf. A service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.
Office of the Surgeon General (US); Center for Mental Health Services (US); National Institute of Mental Health (US). Mental...
Heritage Assessments: Affecting Nursing Care
The definition of an average American family has become increasingly broad throughout the years. With the United States referred to as a “melting pot” nurses and other healthcare individuals are in need of an extra set of skills. The care nurses’ provide can...
end-of-life care is important.
Depending on the circumstances, you might be able to help your loved one make important end-of-life decisions — such as whether to remain at home, move to a nursing home or other facility, or seek hospice care. Also, you can work with your loved one's healthcare team to make...
Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care A Roadmap for Hospitals
Quality Safety Equity
A Roadmap for Hospitals
Amy Wilson-Stronks, M.P.P., Project Director, Health Disparities, Division of Quality Measurement and Research, The...
Hispanic Americans, cultural factors are very strong core beliefs, which influence both health and health information-seeking behaviors. As the population of Hispanic people within the United States continues to rise, so raises the challenge of the community to provide high quality healthcare services...
Chapter 2. Mapping Diversity to UnDerstanD Users’ reqUireMents for e‑health tools
It is commonplace to observe that the United States is a diverse society and becoming increasingly so. Diversity has many dimensions including, but not limited to, cultural, economic, educational, and experiential...
that actions taken demonstrate respect for those with whom
the case manager works. It is often quoted that “People don’t care how much you know
until they know how much you care.” The development of a helping relationship with
clients and referral sources is strongly influenced by the case manager’s...
Journal of Communication ISSN 0021-9916
Advancing Equity in Clinical Preventive
Services: The Role of HealthCommunication
Kenzie A. Cameron1,2,3,4
1 Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine,
of foreign nurse recruits has long been. Asian nursing shortage has become a global health and economic issue, potentially many healthcare and facilities and private agencies have been recruiting foreign nurse graduates(FNG) from many countries, including Asian countries such as the Philippines, India...
Reason for cross-cultural communication training
Judy C. Nixon and Gail A. Dawson
The authors Judy C. Nixon is Professor of Management and Gail A. Dawson is Assistant Professor of Management both at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. Keywords Cross-cultural management...
meaningful health promotion and illness prevention-based education. How do teaching principles, varied learning styles (for both nurses and patients), and teaching methodologies impact the approach to education? How do healthcareproviders overcome differing points of view regarding health promotion...
Charles County Community Health Needs Assessment
3 7 17 21 23 32 38 48 52 54 75 83 Executive Summary Long Survey Results Short Survey Results Focus Groups Geographical and Demographic Profile Vital Statistics Profile Heart Disease Stroke High Blood Pressure...
contributions that provided the background and support for this work.
Table of Content
I. Introduction – Why children’s mental health?__________________________________ 4
II. Building Blocks Social Marketing Strategies __________________________________ 5
Building Blocks Mission...
Culture Influences Health Beliefs In Many Ways
August 05, 2013
All cultures through out the world have their own systems of healthcare beliefs and can explain what they feel...
Health literacy and its impact on patient health
Empire State College
Health literacy and its impact on patient health
What if you found yourself going for a regular check up with your Primary Medical Doctor (PMD) and you were unable to understand the conversation...