HLT324V Grand Canyon University Alzheimer Disease Care Plan Paper


Grand Canyon University

Question Description

Using a care plan template. Allied health professionals are confronted with different death and dying practices. An effective allied health professional recognizes the importance of understanding different cultural practices, and learns how to evaluate the death, dying, and spiritual beliefs and practices across the cultures.

Read the two specified case histories and choose one for this assignment.

Chapter 4, "Stories of Abby: An Ojibwa Journey" and 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:


Identify your role as a health care professional in supporting Abby or Shanti's dying rituals, and in creating strategies for displaying respect while still providing quality care. Integrate your strategies as you develop a care plan describing how you would approach the situation and care for the patient. Review the "Care Plan" template prior to beginning.

Include the following in your care plan:

  1. Communication: family and patient
  2. Treatment options that align with the specific culture
  3. Education: family and patient
  4. Family roles in the process
  5. Spiritual beliefs
  6. Barriers
  7. Cultural responses
  8. 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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Care Plan
HLT-324V: Transcultural Health Care
Patient’s Name: ____________________________________________________ Date: ________________________________________
Patient’s Diagnosis: ___________________________________________________________________________________________
(Include date.)


Creating a warm,
sensitive and
environment for the


Being opening and
welcoming and serving
the patient with a smile.


(Initial and date.)

Healthcare worker

Better communication
between the patient and the
healthcare worker

Healthcare Worker

Incorporation of treatment
options that are accepted by
the patient

Introducing oneself to
the patient by name and
work title.
Being polite, honest,
sincere and helpful.
Using a positive tone of
Avoiding to irritate the
patient with questions

Treatment opti...

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