Caring for African American, Mexican, & Navajo Populations

A. Describe the importance of folk medicine practices and folk healers to African Americans in the rural setting. 

B. Mrs. M., a Mexican American who just gave birth, tells the nurse not to include certain foods on her meal tray because her mother told her to avoid those foods while breastfeeding. The nurse tells her that she doesn’t have to avoid any foods and should eat whatever she desires. What concept does this demonstrate? 

C. Describe at least two communication barriers encountered by non-Navajo nurses when providing care to Navajo clients. 


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· Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted, and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.  

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