Culture And Spiritual Care Across The Lifespan

Part 1

Week 7: Assignment – Cultural/Spiritual Practice Presentation


Points: 300 | Grade Category: Assignments

Assignment Prompt

Choose one specific cultural group in the U.S. or elsewhere for which you have a particular interest.  You may wish to consider choosing a cultural group that you will be serving in your future advanced nursing role. Conduct a literature search for varied types of credible, peer-reviewed scholarly publications which may include journal articles, book chapters, white papers; government publications or sources such as credible professional nursing and healthcare organizations. Prepare a voice-narrated powerpoint slide presentation which concisely addresses key points in items one through five below as they apply to your chosen cultural group. Include a title slide which names the chosen culture, your name and academic credentials and a reference slide with only selected key citations cited in the slide presentation.

Required Content for Powerpoint Presentation

>What are the appropriate interdisciplinary interventions for hereditary, genetic, and endemic diseases and high-risk health behaviors within this culture?

>What are the influences of value systems in this culture on childbearing and bereavement practices

>What are the sources of strength, spirituality, and magico- religious beliefs associated with health and health care within this culture?

>What are the healthcare practices for this culture such as  acute versus preventive care, barriers to healthcare, the meaning of pain and the sick role; and traditional folk medicine practices?

>What are cultural issues related to learning styles, autonomy, and preparation of educational content for this culture?


· Length: Voice Narrated PPT not to exceed 10 min.

· Format: APA 7th ed. citation format.

· Research: A minimum of five scholarly reference citations is required.

Part -2

Week 7: Discussion Question – Sharing Cultural and Spiritual Beliefs and Practices Among Specific Cultural Groups

Discussion Prompt

Name your chosen cultural group for the week seven signature assignment. Summarize what you believe are the most meaningful cultural and spiritual beliefs and practices for your chosen cultural group and the implications of this knowledge for  your future advanced nursing role.


· Length: A minimum of 250 words, not including references

· Citations: At least one high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years