Each student will choose no later than Week 2 of class, one cultural group and one socio-cultural group from the list provided below and set up a PowerPoint presentation (APA style) Minimum of 16 slides.
Preparation for the presentation will include synthesizing the information from assigned readings, the scientific literature, Internet resources, and other sources. Students will provide a minimum of 5 references.
The presentation will address the following:
A brief history of the cultural/socio-cultural group
Language and communication patterns
Art and other expressive forms
Norms and rules
Degree of assimilation or marginalization from mainstream society
Health behaviors and practices.
The presentation must include a comparative and contrast analysis of common characteristics and distinguishing traits between the cultural group and the socio-cultural group. As well as a brief explanation of differential approaches needed by health care professionals.
Grades will also be based on overall quality of the professional presentation including handouts and references. The presentation is due by October 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm.