Ase Study Through the Eyes of the Patient and the Health Care Professional

Use the templet (attach file as a Guide”)

It is important for allied health care professionals to understand and be able to evaluate the death, dying, and spiritual beliefs and practices across the cultures. Learners will identify your role as a health care professional with respect to each cultures dying rituals. Additionally, learners will learn strategies for displaying respect while still providing quality care.

Read chapter 4, Stories of Abby: An Ojibwa Journeyand chapter 14, Stories of Shanti: Culture and Karma,by Gelfland, Raspa, and Sherylyn, from End-of-Life Stories: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries (2005), available in the GCU Library at


Choose one of the case studies listed above (Stories of Abbyor Stories of Shanti”) and develop a care plan describing how you would approach the situation and care for the patient. Review the Care Plantemplate prior to beginning.

The following components must be included in the care plan:

Communication: family and patient
Treatment options that align with the specific culture
Education: family and patient
Family roles in the process
Spiritual beliefs
Cultural responses
Any additional components that you feel would need to be addressed (from your perspective as a health care professional)
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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