Culture

Cultural Competency Paper – PHILIPPINE CULTURE
PSLOs:1, 2, 4, 7; CSLOs: 1, 2, 3
Instructions: Submit a paper in which the instructor will assign you a cultural group to research 
Write a 3 to 5-page paper (NOT including the title page and references), utilizing at least 5 of the below 
criteria:
ï‚· What are the prevalent healthcare beliefs and needs of this culture? 
ï‚· How does this cultures lifestyle affect their health?
ï‚· How do your cultural healthcare beliefs compare to the healthcare beliefs of this culture?
ï‚· Describe cultural and communication considerations that should be taken when caring for individuals 
from this culture.
ï‚· What health disparities should be considered for this culture related to communication? 
ï‚· How does this culture communicate with their healthcare providers and does this impact their care? 
ï‚· Utilize Madeline Leininger’s Theory of Culture of Care and relate this back to your culture and 
communication. 
ï‚· Compare your personal culture and communication style, with your assigned culture. 
The paper must be written in current APA format. In your paper, address the following components: 
Introduction and Background:
ï‚· Introduction
 State the topics and subtopics
 Obtain the reader’s interest
ï‚· Background
 Give a synopsis of your assigned culture, i.e. origins of culture, essentials about their way of life, 
and education, etc. 
Body of the Paper (Choose at least 5 points to discuss):
ï‚· What are the prevalent healthcare beliefs and needs of this culture? 
ï‚· How does this cultures lifestyle affect their health?
ï‚· How do your cultural healthcare beliefs compare to the healthcare beliefs of this culture?
ï‚· Describe cultural and communication considerations that should be taken when caring for individuals 
from this culture.
ï‚· What health disparities should be considered for this culture related to communication? 
ï‚· How does this culture communicate with their healthcare providers and does this impact their care? 
ï‚· Utilize Madeline Leininger’s Theory of Culture of Care and relate this back to your culture and 
communication. 
ï‚· Compare your personal culture and communication style, with your assigned culture. 
Conclusion:
ï‚· Summary of the topic without including new information included
ï‚· Concluding ideas are provided and leave an impact on the reader
Sources:
ï‚· Include a minimum of three scholarly/professional peer-reviewed references when writing this paper. 
ï‚· References used in this paper should be no more than five years old. Exceptions include seminal 
works, such as original publications by nurse theorists (classic source).

 

 

Galen College of Nursing – NSG 3180 Course Syllabus – Version 4.2 14
ï‚· Use only scholarly/professional, peer-reviewed references. Do not use Wikipedia or internet 
sources that are not officially recognized as authority websites, as such websites are not scholarly 
sources. Also, keep in mind that not every .org domain is an authoritative website. 
ï‚· All papers should be written in current APA format. This paper should include: 
 Formal components, such as a title page, and APA formatting with an introductory and conclusion 
paragraph that summarizes the key concepts 
 APA headers (include page numbers)
 APA formatted headings in the body of the paper
 Appropriate in-text reference citations
 A reference page, in correct APA format.
ï‚· Name the paper using the File Naming Protocol. When you save the paper, please name it using the 
following format: LastName_NSG3180_CulturalExp.docx
ï‚· All assignments are expected to be submitted by the due dates. Refer to written assignment guidelines 
in the syllabus.

 

Note: The culture I want you to write about is PHILIPPINE culture 

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Culture

Purpose:

The purpose of this assignment is to research aspects of a cultural group of your choosing. Of concern is this group’s current situation in the U.S., their struggles, and how students can practice allyship. (USLOs 1.2, 1.4, 2.3, 3.1, 3.3, 4.3, 5.2)

 

Instructions

Complete the following steps:

First, pick a culture different from yours.

Next, select a person from your friends, relatives, classmates, or workplace that belongs to the culture. Conduct an interview (in-person or phone/video call) or research this cultural group to collect information. Be sure to share the purpose of this assignment with the interviewee to engage in authentic conversations.

Students should collect information using the following questions.

Cultural Treatment

  1. Is the cultural group well represented in the U.S.?
    • Research the latest demographic data available for this group’s population in the U.S. and your city.
  2. What are the key characteristics of this cultural group, such as language, values, and customs?
  3. How is this group portrayed in the media?

Cultural Oppression

  1. Has this cultural group experienced any type of oppression and privilege throughout history?
  2. What is this cultural group’s current social standing related to oppression and privilege?
  3. What is the best way to be an ally of this group?

After collecting the material, create a PowerPoint Presentation that showcases all the information gathered from the interview/research. You can write in the first person.

During the interview, you are welcome to enter a dialogue with the interviewee when responses about gender, race, or ethnicity elicit more information.

 

Presentation format

Title slide – Culture’s name, your name, and Galen institution’s name.

Content slides – 8-10 (Excluding the title and references slides), your presentation should include your research on all the prompts, in the given order above. You may go beyond the slide limit.

Conclusion – Synthesize a summary of your content into a conclusion slide. Which aspects stood out for you, and how did learning about this culture contribute to your cultural competency?

Last Slide(s) – References in APA format. Include in-text citations in the body of the slides.

***This assignment utilizes Turnitin. When you submit this assignment to the assignment Dropbox, it will automatically be submitted to Turnitin. You will receive an Originality Score along with a Similarity/Originality Report that should be carefully reviewed. 

Note: Please don’t pick Filipino Culture. Thanks 

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