Culturally Sensitive Care

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Culture plays a big role in the health care system along with being culturally aware. The main focus of this paper is on Chinese culture and how it perceives the health beliefs and practices. This includes the traditional healthcare practices, expectations of providers, unacceptable surgeries and procedures, decision making, views on mental illness, and implications for nursing care.
Culturally Sensitive Care “Culture is a collection of learned, adaptive, and socially, and intergenerational transmitted behaviors, values, beliefs and customs, that form the context from which a group interprets the human experience” (ATI, 2016, p.189). Culture awareness is the ability to understand diverse cultures around the world. This awareness helps a person