NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

Identify a potential individual who has been living in a culture other than the one of origin for at least 2 years. This individual must be born outside the United States. The individual can be a patient, friend, or colleague, such as a physician, or acquaintance, but cannot be a relative. The individual must be living in your community and must be currently receiving or have previously received healthcare services in your community. The individual's race, ethnicity, language, religion, and culturally based beliefs about healthcare and illness should be quite different from yours. The individual must speak your language. An interpreter is not permitted for the actual assessment, which occurs in Milestone 3 (Week 6). NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

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Note: This is the same individual for whom you will develop verbal assessment questions in Milestone 2 and whom you will ask those questions in Milestone 3 and then reflect on your learning about the Course Project and the assessment. NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

Individuals can come from a variety of settings. Recent immigrants, migrant workers, exchange students, international students, long-term care residents, refugees, coworkers, physicians, patients, employees at local ethnic businesses, religious venues, community centers, and individuals who have recently moved to your community are some suggestions. The individual does not need to be a healthcare worker but must have received healthcare services in the country of origin as well as since arriving in the United States. Speak with the individual, and obtain permission to conduct an assessment later in the course. NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

. Although you are not performing the official assessment until Milestone 3, it will be necessary to obtain some general information about your individual to complete Milestone 1. This information may come from the individual or Internet sources.

Fill in information about the potential individual using the template. You are expected to write clearly and use proper grammar and spelling and eliminate typos. NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

Example: KC was born in Hwidiem, Ghana, a small village in Africa, where he did not graduate from high school. He is 72 years old. He immigrated to the United States at age 28 and has lived in Grove City near Columbus, Ohio since then. Hwidiem is considered the provincial capital (fill in information about the community or city as you can find). He was married but divorced after a traumatic brain injury. Since then, he has had many part-time jobs and studies his Bible faithfully. Grove City is a town in Ohio (fill in information about the city or community). Currently, he receives healthcare for his hypertension control. I met him 3 years ago at a senior citizens' center where I volunteer. NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

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Template

This is a template on which you will record information for this assignment. Do not rely only on this template to determine everything you must include! Please read the Course Project Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment, Individual’s Profile guidelines, grading criteria, and grading rubric on the assignment page in order to learn details of what to report on this template. NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

Completing this template does not include or constitute your formal Transcultural Assessment, and Course Project Reflections, (Milestone 3). The purpose of this assignment is to identify (and describe) an adult who is not a relative and who is willing to be interviewed and to secure your instructor’s approval of the individual for your Course Project.  NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

After receiving the approval from your instructor about an individual to use for your Course Project, type your answers to the following questions using complete sentences and correct grammar, spelling, and syntax. Note that the template is expandable. You may need more pages to include the information that is requested in the guidelines for this assignment. NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

Once you have completed the template, click Save as and save the file with Assignment name and your last name e.g., NR394_Milestone1_Smith). Submit to assignment page by 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 3.

Title: Milestone 1

Your Name __________________________Individual’s Initials______________________

1. Describe the individual and culture of origin: Profession or career, age, country of birth, culture of origin, and community/city of origin. Be specific. (25 points)

2. Name and state the number of years the individual has resided in your community. Please verify that the individual has been living in a culture other than the one of origin for at least the past two years. Provide a description of the current community (your community) where the individual resides. Be specific. (20 points). NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

3. Describe your relationship with the individual, such as friend, colleague, classmate, employee at local restaurant, healthcare worker, migrant worker, etc. Be specific. (10 points)

4. Explains reasons why you selected this individual that speak to the individual’s culture of origin and experiences with the previous healthcare system. Describe the healthcare services that the interviewee has received in the current community. Be specific.(40 points) NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper

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NR394 : Milestone 1: Transcultural Assessment-Individual’s Profile Paper