Faulty information gathering usually adversely affects the decision-making process. Discuss ways of ensuring that faulty information is not gathered and how to solve problems when faulty information has become part of the overall information database.
Discuss a selected chronic illness in relationship to a specific culture (e.g., a Chinese patient with cancer using traditional Eastern medicine, a Hispanic patient with a high probability of contracting adult-onset diabetes being treated by a curandero).
Case study (questions 1–6) Read this case study , then answer the questions that follow. Maria is a community services worker. In her role she needs to be able to communicate with many people with different communication needs. Some of the people she works with have low health literacy levels and others are living with an impairment that impacts on their communication. To be an effective communicator in her workplace Maria needs to be able to employ a range of communication modes, models and types in order to meet the individual communication needs of the people she cares for. Question […]