How would you perform a cultural assessment in a healthcare setting?

  • How would you perform a cultural assessment in a healthcare setting?
  • Give an example of how you have identified and/or demonstrated cultural assessment or sensitivity.

Cultural Assessment

Our readings address the thought that an evidence-based foundation to facilitate the delivery of culturally competent family nursing care, may help to decrease health risks and disparities among vulnerable populations.

“Health defined by one cultural group may be different than that for another cultural group. For example, a child with a seizure disorder may be described as healthy and protected by higher powers in the H’mong culture, whereas the same child may be described as ill and disabled in a Western culture.” (Fadiman, 1997)

How would you perform a cultural assessment in a healthcare setting? Give an example of how you have identified and/or demonstrated cultural assessment or sensitivity.

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