Course Project, Transcultural Assessment, Milestone 2: Guide and Questions (graded, 200 points)
The purpose of the Course Project is to give the student the opportunity to apply concepts in transcultural nursing by performing a transcultural nursing assessment. The purpose of Milestone 2 is to develop an assessment guide utilizing
that will encourage participation by the individual.
The completion of the Course Project enables the student to meet the following Course Outcomes.
CO1: Identify theories, concepts, and beliefs related to transcultural nursing. (PO1)
CO2: Communicate effectively with culturally diverse individuals, families, and organizations. (PO3)
CO4: Perform a culturally competent nursing assessment. (PO3)
The entire project is worth 600 points. Milestone 2 is worth 200 points of this total.
You are to submit your completed NR394 Milestone 2 by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT, at the end of Week 4.
Requirements and Guidelines
1. Review the Course Outcomes for this assignment, which are listed above.
2. Review the best practices in Introduction & Resources and Course Project Overview in Canvas.
3. Research your individual’s cultural background prior to developing questions. Think about the impact the culture of origin has on the individual’s physical health; that is, what illnesses and conditions are prevalent in this culture? What are commonly held beliefs about health in the individual’s culture of origin that could influence the individual’s perception of healthcare and health practices in the current culture/community?
4. Refer to Appendix A in your text and select five (5) categories upon which you will concentrate for your assessment guide and questions. Thoroughly review each of the categories, and think about your individual.
5. Develop an assessment guide and questions with specific initial and follow-up questions. Include questions that reflect a thorough understanding of the categories (Appendix A) that you selected about the influence culture may have on the individual’s health and well-being.
6. Review the Differences Between Closed and Open-Ended Questions document (Links to an external site.). Use the suggestions as you formulate/propose your initial and follow-up questions.
7. Download the Milestone 2 assessment template (Links to an external site.) embedded in these guidelines.
8. Fill in information using the template. This does not require APA formatting; however, you are expected to write clearly and use proper grammar and spelling. The template is expandable to accommodate your typing.
9. Submit the completed template to the Milestone 2 assignment page by Sunday of Week 4 at 11:59 p.m. MT.
10.Prior to submission of Milestone 3, revise the Assessment Guide and Questions based on instructor feedback.
Do not schedule the assessment to occur until after midnight on Friday of Week 5 to allow your instructor time to grade this Milestone unless you have obtained special permission from your instructor. Do not perform the assessment until after midnight on Friday of Week 5 for the same reason. If the individual’s schedule requires that you conduct the assessment before this day and time, consult your instructor regarding early submission of Milestone 2 (Assessment Guide and Questions) to ensure that you receive comments and incorporate revisions/suggestions in your assessment. Make sure you obtain your instructor’s permission before proceeding.
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Course Project, Transcultural Assessment, Milestone 2: Guide and Questions (graded, 200 points) Updated 9/2018 Purpose The purpose of the Course Project is to give the student the opportunity to apply
Chamberlain College of Nursing NR394 Transcultural Nursing Course Project Milestone 2: Transcultural Assessment Guide and Questions Template This is a template to record your information for this assignment. Do not rely only on this template to determine everything you must include! Please read Milestone 2: Transcultural Assessment Guide and Questions guidelines, grading criteria, and grading rubric on the assignment page in order to learn details of what to include on this template. Review NR394_Differences Between Closed and Open-Ended Questions prior to completing this template. The link to this file is located in the Guidelines for this assignment. Go to Modules, Introduction & Resources then Course Project Overview for best practices. Refer to Appendix A in your text and select five categories upon which you will concentrate your assessment guide and questions. Type your answers to the following questions using complete sentences and correct grammar, spelling, and syntax. Note this template is expandable. You may need more pages to include the information that is requested in the guidelines for this assignment. Once you have filled in the template, click Save As and save the assignment name and your last name. For example, “NR394_Milestone2_Template_Smith”. Submit to the Milestone 2 assignment page by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday at the end of Week 4. Note: This template is expandable to accommodate your typing. Title: Milestone 2 Your Name: __________________________Individual’s Initials______________ Individual’s Culture of Origin_________________Age_____________Career/Profession_________________ State the proposed date of the assessment which should not occur until after Friday of Week 5. Describe the location of the assessment and how privacy/confidentiality will be maintained. Be specific. (20 points) Describe the process you will use for documenting your assessment and what steps you will take to ensure its accuracy. For example, do you plan to take notes and then ask the subject for verification, or do you plan to record the assessment in audio or video and then transcribe it? Be specific.(14 points) Identify five (5) categories from Appendix A in your text from which you would like to develop primary (and follow-up) questions for your assessment. The categories from which you may choose include: Biocultural Variations and Cultural Aspects of the Incidence of Disease Communication Cultural Affiliations Cultural Sanctions & Restrictions Developmental Considerations Economics Educational Background Health-Related beliefs and Practices Kinship and Social Networks Nutrition Religion and Spirituality Values Orientation Type the names of the five categories you have chosen in the table below in the column marked “Categories.” Develop one open-ended primary question for each of the five categories. Please note that the questions should be in your own words and designed to elicit meaningful responses. Use the table to type each question next to its corresponding category. (60 points) Develop two open-ended follow-up questions for each primary question. Type these next to the corresponding primary questions. Formulate questions that your individual will understand. Avoid “medical/nursing jargon.”(40 points) Indicate reasons for asking specific questions that relate to culture of origin and healthcare experiences. (50 points) Categories Primary Question Related to Category Follow-up Questions for each primary question Indicate reasons for asking questions that are related to culture of origin and healthcare experiences in local community. In other words, why are you asking the questions? How will knowing the answers inform your care of future patients for whom you may provide care? Example Name Category X: Educational Background Open question: Tell me how your education in Cuba prepared you for your move to the US. Closed question: Did you finish high school? Note: Only list Open Questions below. The Closed Question above is for example purposes only. Open question: Share with me how you learned English as a second language. Closed question: Do you speak a foreign language? Knowing the individual’s educational background will assist me with determining his ability to read and write. This will be helpful for my patient teaching. Value placed on education is important to know as it may indicate potential compliance with a plan of care and acceptance of responsibility for one’s health. Open question: Help me understand the differences between public and private education in Cuba. Closed question: Is college paid for by the government? Note: Only list Open Questions below. The Closed Question above is for example purposes only. Name Category 1 Category________ 1. 2. Name Category 2 Category________ 1. 2. Name Category 3 Category_________ 1. 2. Name Category 4 Category_________ 1. 2. Name Category 5 Category_________ 1. 2. NR394 Milestone 2 Template 8-29-18 LMD