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THE SPIRIT CATCHES YOU & YOU FALL DOWN!

GROUP 9!
Amy Shipow! Kristie Thoum! Tsz Tong! Kimberly Tseng! Via Ventura! Jonathan Wong! Adena Zadourian!

1. Takeaway Lessons !

Ask not what disease the person has, but rather what person the disease has.
- William Osler, The Spirit Catches You p. 275

IMAGE By LAUREN LOCQUET via National Geographic!

1. Takeaway Lessons !

Ask not what disease the person has, but rather what person the disease has.
- William Osler, The Spirit Catches You p. 275

Importance of recognizing biomedicine as just a widely-accepted explanatory model, and not the only or the best model.

IMAGE By LAUREN LOCQUET via National Geographic!

1. Takeaway Lessons !

Ask not what disease the person has, but rather what person the disease has.
- William Osler, The Spirit Catches You p. 275

Importance of recognizing biomedicine as just a widely-accepted explanatory model, and not the only or the best model.

Pathway to good health can look different to different cultures and backgrounds. Therefore, treatment should take into account the patients pathways in addition to the biomedical pathways.
IMAGE By LAUREN LOCQUET via National Geographic!

2. Lessons for Health Providers!


! Work together to find a solution for illness, but also for the patient.

Arthur Kleinman, The Spirit Catches You p.261; IMAGE via Barkodeprops.com!

2. Lessons for Health Providers!


! Work together to find a solution for illness, but also for the patient.
First, get rid of the term compliance. & SecondLook at a model of mediation.

Arthur Kleinman, The Spirit Catches You p.261; IMAGE via Barkodeprops.com!

2. Lessons for Health Providers!


! Work together to find a solution for illness, but also for the patient.
First, get rid of the term compliance. & SecondLook at a model of mediation.

! Ask, What is necessary and what can be compromised?

Arthur Kleinman, The Spirit Catches You p.261; IMAGE via Barkodeprops.com!

2. Lessons for Health Providers!


! Work together to find a solution for illness, but also for the patient.
First, get rid of the term compliance. & SecondLook at a model of mediation.

! Ask, What is necessary and what can be compromised?


ThirdIf you cant see that your own culture has its own set of interests, emotions, and biases, how can you expect to deal successfully with someone elses culture?

Arthur Kleinman, The Spirit Catches You p.261; IMAGE via Barkodeprops.com!

3. Application to the San Diego Area!


Goals 1)! Prevent misunderstandings that arise from cultural differences in the healthcare system 2)! Serve and give optimal care to each of the diverse communities in San Diego

IMAGE via SDcounty.ca.gov!

3. Application to the San Diego Area!


Goals 1)! Prevent misunderstandings that arise from cultural differences in the healthcare system 2)! Serve and give optimal care to each of the diverse communities in San Diego

Solutions 1) Implement trans-cultural volunteer programs 2) Recruit people of influence to act as cultural brokers 3) Incorporate the Kleinman questions
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3. Application to the San Diego Area!

3. Application to the San Diego Area!


Population by Ethnicity/Race, District 6

Hispanic Black/African American Asian Alone Other

White Alone Indian/Alaskan Native Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander Two or More

Data via Sandag.org!