Remember all of these scenarios have a cultural aspect to them, so you may need
Remember all of these scenarios have a cultural aspect to them, so you may need to research the assumption being made in the scenario about the specific culture mentioned, to assist you with your response.
5. You are discharging a patient of Chinese heritage. You begin to ask all the pertinent discharge questions and notice that their answer to every question is “yes”. What might be your assumption? How could you better assess, in a culturally competent manner, this individual’s comprehension of the very critical discharge plans?
6.An elderly couple, of Mexican heritage, is discussing their care needs at a skilled nursing facility. As the team members discuss the couple’s needs they notice the couple is not making or maintain eye contact and that they are always looking down. One of the team members asks the couple if there is something wrong or if they are not understanding all that is being discussed. Why might this couple not be initiating or maintaining eye contact? How might you have handled this situation differently?