Describe the human diversity traits of age, ethnicity or national origin, race, gender or sexual orientation, and mental and physical ability.

Health & Medical

WEEK 2: Chapters 10, 11, 12

Chapter 10 – Human Diversity

  • Define human diversity.
  • List some of the human diversity characteristics.
  • Describe the human diversity traits of age, ethnicity or national origin, race, gender or sexual orientation, and mental and physical ability.
  • Name the values that are prescribed to U.S. mainstream culture.
  • List the elements associated with cultural competency.
  • Discuss valuing diversity.
  • Know the empathetic practices that help foster cultural insight and produce improved outcomes.
  • Describe the six areas of human diversity that health care providers need to understand to provide high-quality and effective care.
  • Discuss ways in which professional medical imaging organizations have expressed valuing human diversity.

 

Chapter 11 – Patient Interactions

  • Identify qualities needed to be a caring radiologic technologist.
  • Specify needs that cause people to enter radiologic technology as a profession.
  • Discuss general needs that patients may have according to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.
  • Relate differences between the needs of inpatients and those of outpatients.
  • Explain why patient interaction is important to patients, as well as their family and friends.
  • Analyze effective methods of communicating with patients of various ages.
  • Explain appropriate interaction techniques for various types of patients.
  • Discuss considerations of the physical changes of aging with regard to radiologic procedures.
  • Discuss appropriate methods of responding to terminally ill patients.

 

Chapter 12 – History Taking

  • Describe the role of the radiologic technologist in taking patient clinical histories.
  • Describe the desirable qualities of a good patient interviewer.
  • Differentiate objective from subjective data.
  • Explain the value of each of the six categories of questions useful in obtaining patient histories.
  • Describe the importance of clarifying the chief complaint.
  • Detail the important elements of each of the sacred seven elements of the clinical history.