Individual Presentation: Cultural Group: Hispanic & Latino Americans vs Socio-Cultural Group: Cuban Heritage

Individual Presentation: Cultural Group: Hispanic & Latino Americans  vs Socio-Cultural Group: Cuban Heritage

Each student will choose one cultural group and one socio-cultural group from the list provided below and set up a PowerPoint presentation  in APA format. Required a inimum of 16 slides.

Preparation for the presentation will include synthesizing the information from assigned readings, Internet resources, the scientific literature, and other sources. Students will provide a minimum of five sources.

The presentation will address the following:

  1. A brief history of the cultural/socio-cultural group
  2. Values
  3. Worldview
  4. Language and communication patterns
  5. Art and other expressive formsNorms and rules
  6. Lifestyle characteristics
  7. Relationship patterns
  8. Common rituals
  9. Degree of assimilation or marginalization from mainstream society
  10. Health behaviors and practices.

The presentation must include a comparative and contrast analysis of common characteristics and distinguishing traits between the cultural group and the socio-cultural group. As well as a brief explanation of differential approaches needed by health care professionals.

Grades will also be based on overall quality of the professional presentation including handouts and references. The presentation is due by the end of Week 8.


Cultural Groups: Socio-cultural group
African American & African Group African American Heritage, Haitian Heritage
Asian American, Asian, & Pacific Islander Group Chinese Heritage, Japanese Heritage, Korean Heritage, Filipino Heritage, Russian Heritage, Thai Heritage, Indian Heritage, Vietnamese Heritage
Native American Group Apache Heritage, Navajo Heritage, Yakama Heritage, Cherokee Heritage
Hispanic & Latino Americans Group Mexican Heritage, Brazilian Heritage, Cuban Heritage, Puerto Rico Heritage, Guatemala Heritage
European  American Group Jewish Heritage, Polish Heritage, Baltic Heritage, Greek Heritage, Turkish Heritage, Irish Heritage, Italian Heritage



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