Developing cultural sensitivity

Read the chapter form the book by Sobo et al, 2010; The Cultural Context of Health, Illness, and Medicine, 2nd Edition :
Developing cultural sensitivity How and why are cultural beliefs, values and practices important in the biomedical system? What political approaches have been taken in ensuring that culture is part of the US health care system?
What are some dangers foreseen even when communication is in the same spoken language? Give examples.
What is the importance of non-verbal communication in interaction with people? What steps can be taken to ensure compliance? What other modes of communication can strengthen the relationship with a patient? Illustrate with examples. What ethnographic techniques are useful in familiarizing yourself with the culture of a patient population? How do you foresee yourself contributing to the ethnographic collections in future? Discuss.

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