Cultural competence relies on a strong foundation of knowledge about other cultures. It allows the practitioner to appreciate, understand, and empathize with that culture and, as a result, deliver appropriate and effective health care through changes in both approach and technique (Sobralske & Katz, ).Childbirth educators need to assess and be aware of the cultural, ethnic, and Cited by: 8.
Cultural Competency and Asian American and Pacific Islanders. BANGLADESHI & PAKISTANI. Early Entrance With Recent Growth The first measurable numbers of South Asians (including Indians, Bangladeshis, and Pakistanis) began arriving on the West Coast of the United States at the beginning of the 20th century. They worked in the developing West.
12 Cultural Domains. It is not intended for domains to stand alone, rather, they affect one another. Overview/heritage Concepts related to country of origin, current residence, the effects of the topography of the country of origin and current residence, economics, politics, reasons for emigration, educational status, and occupations.
Pregnancy is of great importance to mothers from India especially if it results in the birth of a son. Many women do not believe they have control over pregnancy outcomes and adopt a fatalistic attitude. Customs however, do play a role in pregancy (e.g., "hot and .