Middle Georgia State University Department of Nursing NURS 4116 Culture Report Guidelines GUIDELINES FOR
STUDY OF DIVERSITY AND THE CHILDBEARING FAMILY Purpose: Students will develop an appreciation for the uniqueness inherent in membership in a cultural or religious group and suggest strategies for considering that uniqueness in providing holistic nursing care to the childbearing client in the context of her family. Emphasis will be placed on those diverse groups with common representation in the metropolitan middle Georgia practice area. Objectives: As a result of this study of diversity and childbearing, the student will be able to: 1. Compare and contrast the dominant cultural values in the Middle Georgia area as they relate to the childbearing family. 2. Examine how a family’s cultural heritage with its inherent traditional health beliefs and practices affects contemporary culturally diverse families. 3. Given a real or simulated client representing a culturally diverse group, suggest how the nursing care plan should be altered to reflect her cultural uniqueness. 4. Examine beliefs within the major religious groups commonly represented in the metropolitan Middle Georgia area that can affect health care. Instructions: Each clinical group will examine a selected cultural or religious group of their choice or from the list below and will develop a power point presentation and post in the discussion section in D2L. Students may explore their assignment in the literature or through an interview with members of that particular group. The report should include information about the following: 1. Traditional health beliefs and health practices 2. Beliefs that affect family life & childbearing 3. View on contraception 4. Views on pregnancy 5. Beliefs about childbirth 6. Dietary practices • The power point should: o be at least six slides but not more than ten slides answering the above information o Include at least three (3) references in APA format published within the past 10 years for your culture or religion o Be posted in the discussion section in D2L o Include a paragraph about how the findings would affect the nursing care planning for that particular group in question. 1 • • • Each clinical group will present their culture report during class presentation day. You are encouraged to remain professional and adhere to University guidelines but you can be creative and unique during your group presentation. Each of the response to the clinical group member must include: o How the student will be able to use the information provided in practice of maternal child nursing o At least one question that will stimulate further discussion on the topic. If the primary resource about the relevant culture or religion group was obtained from an individual practicing that culture/religion, include this statement as #1 on your references: o The primary resource of the information in this report was obtained from an individual practicing this culture/religion IMPORTANT: See Grading Rubric for Discussion posts in D2L in Culture Report module. Although this is a group project you will also be evaluated individually by your group members for participation. You may select a cultural group or religious group. The following is a list of examples but you are not limited to this list and may choose a group of your personal choice. Cultural groups • African-American • Japanese • Chinese • Hispanic • Filipino • Native-American • Indian • African • Vietnamese • Italian • European • Greek • Hawaiian • Cuban • Dominican • Jamaican • Iranian • Brazilian • German • Russian Religions • Judaism • Catholic • Roman Catholic 2 • • • • • Jehovah’s Witness Mormon Islam Jewish Amish DUE DATE Culture Reports are due by 11:59p.m. GRADE Points will be awarded per Rubric and Peer evaluation Late submissions for culture reports will result in a 10 point reduction per day for 3 days. After 3 days a grade of Zero will be awarded. 3 4116 Culture Report Rubric Exemplary Satisfactory 21-25 points PowerPoint is clear and well organized. No spelling or grammatical errors. 16-20 points PowerPoint is clear and well organized. 12spelling or grammatical errors. Relevance and PowerPoint Supporting slides cover Data topics and issues and are supported by current data with three sources being 5 years old or less, course readings, personal references and professional experience Group Exceptional Participation participation evident by in group culture report project by feedback contributing to the research, development, design, and presentation of the culture report PowerPoint slides cover topics and issues and are supported by current data with two sources being 5 years old or less, course readings, personal references and professional experience. Above Average participation in group project by contributing to the research, development, design, and presentation of the culture report 6th edition APA format for references with 1-2 errors. PowerPoint structure and organization APA Format Correct 6th edition APA format for references, no errors. Basic requirements meet 7-15 points PowerPoint is clear and well organized. 3-4 spelling or grammatical errors. Needs Improvement Unsatisfactory PowerPoint slides cover topics and issues supported by one source being 5 years old or less, course readings, personal references and professional experience. 6-10 points PowerPoint lacks clarity, does not flow smoothly. Spelling and grammatical errors common. PowerPoint slides addresses some topics but consists mainly of out of date sources, course readings, personal references and professional experience. 0-5 points PowerPoint is unprofessional, difficult to follow, spelling and grammatical errors disrupt reading. PowerPoint slides minimally address or does not cover topics or issues Average participation in group project by contributing to the research, development, design, and presentation of the culture report Below Average participation in group project by contributing to the research, development, design, and presentation of the culture report Minimal to no participation in group project by contributing to the research, development, design, and presentation of the culture report 6th edition APA 6th edition APA format for format with 4 references errors. with 3 errors. APA format with 5 or more errors, or APA format not used. ***10 Points will be deducted per each day late for culture report and culture report feedback after 3 days a grade of zero will be awarded.
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