Diversity Module 5 class assignment


This week, you will consider your own cultural background and how it impacts the care you provide to your patients.

For this written assessment we will focus on cultural competency, humility, and health inequities. First, complete this week's readings and learning activities.

Then, address the following questions on the template provided.  

1. Define and describe health inequalities. How would you advocate for patients, families, and communities? 

1. Discuss your results for each of the test (a brief response for all 6 of the tests). 

1. Discuss if you are culturally competent or have cultural humility. Or are you not there yet? Why? What are your next steps? 

Due date: SATURDAY, APRIL 23 AT 8:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US.

Points: 40


Minimum of four (4) total references: two (2) references from required course materials and two (2) peer-reviewed references. All references must be no older than five years (unless making a specific point using a seminal piece of information)

Peer-reviewed references include references from professional data bases such as PubMed or CINHAL applicable to population and practice area, along with evidence based clinical practice guidelines. Examples of unacceptable references are Wikipedia, UpToDate, Epocrates, Medscape, WebMD, hospital organizations, insurance recommendations, & secondary clinical databases.Style

Unless otherwise specified, all the written assignment must follow APA 7th edition formatting, citations and references.  to download a Microsoft Word APA template. Review this  which draws attention to relevant content and formatting in 7th edition APA style. Make sure you cross-reference the APA 7th edition book as well before submitting the assignment. Refer to the 'LEARNER SUPPORT' tab for more information regarding APA 7th edition with comparisons to 6th edition.

Number of Pages/Words

Unless otherwise specified all papers should have a minimum of 600 words (approximately 2.5 pages) excluding the title and reference pages.


To be successful, complete the following steps in order:

STEP 1. Review the overview.

STEP 2.  to download the rubric.

STEP 3. Create a new Word document, write your paper based on the above overview.

STEP 4. Refer to APA book and rubric for correctly formatting the paper.

STEP 5. Save the document with the filename: "Lastname_Firstname_M5_A11" (Example: Smith_Jill_M3_A6.docx)

STEP 6. Submit the document by clicking the link on the left titled "M5 A11 WA: SUBMISSION AREA – CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE CARE PLANNING"

Note: You will have three (3) attempts to submit a written assignment, only the final attempt will be graded. Kindly note, if a submission has been made for more than 48 hours without a re-submission, it will be considered final and will be subject to being graded. For each attempt you will receive a SafeAssign originality report. This will give you a chance to correct the assignment based on the SafeAssign score.  to view instructions on how to interpret your SafeAssign originality report.

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