Categories of Race and Ethnicity for Federal Statistics
38 Questions
6 Views
4.9 Stars

Categories of Race and Ethnicity for Federal Statistics

Created by
@AmazingSage

Questions and Answers

What does the chapter focus on?

The differences among groups of people

What is acultural nursing care?

Care that avoids concern for cultural differences

What does the movement in nursing care aim to eliminate?

Acultural nursing care

What are nurses advised to consider when addressing cultural needs?

<p>Individual cultural needs from an individual’s perspective</p> Signup and view all the answers

What quote emphasizes the uniqueness of each individual?

<p>Every human being is in some way “like all others, like some others, and like no other”</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the chapter provide information about?

<p>Cultural variations among different ethnic and racial groups</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main difference between generalization and stereotyping?

<p>Generalization suggests possible commonalities, while stereotyping prevents seeing a person as unique</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the definition of ethnocentrism?

<p>Ethnocentrism is the belief that one's own ethnicity is superior to all others</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term refers to those who trace their ethnic origins to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central and South America, or other Spanish-speaking countries?

<p>Latinos</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the language of communication in the United States?

<p>English</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the customary greeting in the United States?

<p>Handshake</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term used to identify those whose ancestral origin is Africa?

<p>African Americans</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does culture incorporate according to Giger (2013)?

<p>Language, communication style, and health practices</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term used to categorize people with genetically shared physical characteristics?

<p>Race</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the term 'minority' refer to?

<p>Refers to the group’s status with regard to power and control</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which factor is expected to experience a projected growth in the United States according to Haber (2013)?

<p>Older minorities</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does ethnicity represent according to the text?

<p>A bond or kinship a person feels with his or her country of birth or place of ancestral origin</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does ageism promote according to the text?

<p>False beliefs about older adults being physically and cognitively impaired</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term coined by Madeleine Leininger in the 1970s for providing nursing care within the context of another’s culture?

<p>Transcultural nursing</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which federal law states that people with limited English proficiency are entitled to the same health care and social services as those who speak English fluently?

<p>Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1994</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the most appropriate form of communication with a client who has limited English proficiency according to the Joint Commission (TJC)?

<p>A certified interpreter</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the term LEP stand for in the context of healthcare?

<p>Limited English Proficiency</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is considered a civil rights violation when it comes to providing communication for clients with limited English proficiency?

<p>Using children as interpreters</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the top language spoken at home in the United States, other than English, according to the U.S. Census Bureau?

<p>Spanish</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one of the alternative methods for communicating when a trained interpreter is not available?

<p>Both A and B</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a characteristic of a skilled interpreter, as mentioned in the text?

<p>Asking for clarification if verbalizations are unclear</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a potential challenge when communicating with Native Americans, based on the text?

<p>All of the above</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a recommended approach when communicating with African Americans, as mentioned in the text?

<p>Addressing clients by their titles and last names</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one of the methods suggested for communicating with non-English-speaking clients?

<p>Using websites with translation capabilities such as Google and <a href="http://www.babelfish.com">www.babelfish.com</a></p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one of the characteristics of Native Americans that may affect communication with healthcare providers?

<p>They may be private and hesitant to share personal information.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a recommended approach when communicating with a non-English-speaking client?

<p>Ask questions that can be answered by a yes or no</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a key consideration when providing close contact during nursing procedures and personal care?

<p>Provide explanations when close contact is necessary</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a potential misconception about Asian Americans regarding disagreement with authority figures?

<p>They may not openly disagree with authority figures</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a common tendency of Anglo-Americans during communication?

<p>To freely express positive and negative emotions</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which group may interpret strong handshakes as offensive?

<p>Native Americans</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of communication might be universally accurate and well interpreted?

<p>Nonverbal communication or pantomime</p> Signup and view all the answers

How should nurses provide explanations when close physical contact is necessary?

<p>Provide explanations when necessary</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should nurses be mindful of when interacting with Latino men?

<p>Their authoritarian behavior regarding women and children</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Cultural Nursing Care

  • A cultural nursing care aims to provide care that is sensitive to the cultural needs of patients, eliminating biases and stereotypes.

Unique Individuals

  • Each individual is unique, as emphasized by the quote "Every individual is like all others, like some others, and like no other."

Addressing Cultural Needs

  • Nurses should consider the patient's cultural background, values, and beliefs when addressing their cultural needs.

Generalization and Stereotyping

  • The main difference between generalization and stereotyping is that generalization is a broad statement that is often true, while stereotyping is an oversimplification that is often inaccurate.

Ethnocentrism

  • Ethnocentrism is the tendency to judge other cultures based on one's own cultural values and biases.

Hispanic/Latino

  • The term "Hispanic" or "Latino" refers to individuals who trace their ethnic origins to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central and South America, or other Spanish-speaking countries.

Communication in the United States

  • The primary language of communication in the United States is English.
  • The customary greeting in the United States is a handshake or a hug.

African Americans

  • The term "African American" is used to identify individuals whose ancestral origin is Africa.

Culture

  • Culture incorporates beliefs, values, and lifestyles, according to Giger (2013).

Race and Ethnicity

  • Race refers to a categorization of people based on genetically shared physical characteristics.
  • Ethnicity represents a group's shared cultural heritage, including language, customs, and traditions.

Minority

  • The term "minority" refers to a group that is smaller in number or less powerful than the dominant group.

Population Growth

  • According to Haber (2013), the Hispanic population is expected to experience a projected growth in the United States.

Ageism

  • Ageism promotes discrimination and stereotypes based on age.

Transcultural Nursing

  • The term "transcultural nursing" was coined by Madeleine Leininger in the 1970s for providing nursing care within the context of another's culture.

Language Access

  • The federal law states that people with limited English proficiency are entitled to the same health care and social services as those who speak English fluently.
  • The most appropriate form of communication with a client who has limited English proficiency is through a qualified interpreter, according to the Joint Commission (TJC).

Limited English Proficiency

  • LEP stands for Limited English Proficiency in the context of healthcare.
  • Failing to provide language access services is considered a civil rights violation.

Communication Methods

  • One of the alternative methods for communicating when a trained interpreter is not available is through a bilingual family member or friend.
  • A skilled interpreter should be sensitive to the cultural nuances of the client's language.

Communicating with Diverse Groups

  • When communicating with Native Americans, it is essential to be aware of their cultural values and avoid interruptions.
  • When communicating with African Americans, it is recommended to use a collaborative and empathetic approach.
  • When communicating with non-English-speaking clients, it is essential to use a qualified interpreter or bilingual staff.
  • Native Americans may interpret touch or physical contact as an invasion of personal space.

Providing Care

  • When providing close contact during nursing procedures and personal care, it is essential to be respectful of the client's cultural values and boundaries.
  • When interacting with Latino men, nurses should be mindful of the machismo culture and avoid direct confrontation.

Effective Communication

  • Nonverbal communication, such as a smile or a gentle tone, might be universally accurate and well interpreted.
  • Nurses should provide explanations when close physical contact is necessary, due to cultural differences in personal space.

Studying That Suits You

Use AI to generate personalized quizzes and flashcards to suit your learning preferences.

Quiz Team

Description

Learn about the categories and origins of race and ethnicity used for federal statistics, including White, Hispanic, Latino, Spanish, Asian, and Black or African American.

More Quizzes Like This

Race and Ethnicity
67 questions

Race and Ethnicity

EasygoingCoral avatar
EasygoingCoral
Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
36 questions
Use Quizgecko on...
Browser
Browser