Promoting Women's Health as a Nurse Practitioner and Cultural Broker

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/201963
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Promoting Women's Health as a Nurse Practitioner and Cultural Broker
Abstract:
(41st Biennial Convention) Health Promotion simply stated is removal of barriers. So, what makes Health Promotion a challenging task? One’s obvious response would be to remove the barriers so health promotion can occur. Removal of barriers becomes essential for health promotion particularly in regards to vulnerable population. Identifying and defining the population is the first step followed by equally significant next step as we begin to identify barriers for a given population. Equally essential and perhaps a precursor to these steps would be the key concept of becoming familiar with the population in question, its members, and their norms and beliefs. The bigger challenge is finding health care providers and professionals who understand health, health promotion and removal of barriers along with an ability to not only communicate with the members of this vulnerable population but also be effective because they understand the cultural norms and beliefs related to health. Without realizing the evolution process, I have become this effective promoter of health for women from countries in the Middle East and Asian subcontinent who are seeking information, care and services. The services and education topics fall within the scope of practice of a WHNP. The effectiveness is due to my experience and training as a WHNP and nurse-Colposcopist, though even more because I am accepted as a cultural broker. WHNP would continue to develop as effective cultural brokers and effective Women’s Health Care Providers. Create environment for discussions to redefine vulnerable population to include women of all ages from adolescents to postmenopausal women. Create forum for discussion to identify the barriers and strategies to remove barriers to health promotion for women of all ages. Creation of personal plans for advancement on the continuum towards culturally sensitive care to women of all ages and diverse cultural heritage after careful self-evaluation by WHNP.
Keywords:
Health Promotion; Removal of Barriers; Cultural Broker
Repository Posting Date:
11-Jan-2012
Date of Publication:
4-Jan-2012
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titlePromoting Women's Health as a Nurse Practitioner and Cultural Brokeren_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/201963-
dc.description.abstract(41st Biennial Convention) Health Promotion simply stated is removal of barriers. So, what makes Health Promotion a challenging task? One’s obvious response would be to remove the barriers so health promotion can occur. Removal of barriers becomes essential for health promotion particularly in regards to vulnerable population. Identifying and defining the population is the first step followed by equally significant next step as we begin to identify barriers for a given population. Equally essential and perhaps a precursor to these steps would be the key concept of becoming familiar with the population in question, its members, and their norms and beliefs. The bigger challenge is finding health care providers and professionals who understand health, health promotion and removal of barriers along with an ability to not only communicate with the members of this vulnerable population but also be effective because they understand the cultural norms and beliefs related to health. Without realizing the evolution process, I have become this effective promoter of health for women from countries in the Middle East and Asian subcontinent who are seeking information, care and services. The services and education topics fall within the scope of practice of a WHNP. The effectiveness is due to my experience and training as a WHNP and nurse-Colposcopist, though even more because I am accepted as a cultural broker. WHNP would continue to develop as effective cultural brokers and effective Women’s Health Care Providers. Create environment for discussions to redefine vulnerable population to include women of all ages from adolescents to postmenopausal women. Create forum for discussion to identify the barriers and strategies to remove barriers to health promotion for women of all ages. Creation of personal plans for advancement on the continuum towards culturally sensitive care to women of all ages and diverse cultural heritage after careful self-evaluation by WHNP.en_GB
dc.subjectHealth Promotionen_GB
dc.subjectRemoval of Barriersen_GB
dc.subjectCultural Brokeren_GB
dc.date.available2012-01-11T11:02:35Z-
dc.date.issued2012-01-04en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-11T11:02:35Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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