This assessment is designed to develop students critical thinking and responsiveness to the impacts from the social determinants of health that are impacting the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s and the culturally responsive nursing care.
1. Identify what health services and resources that you could access to help support the care of Marli and Sharon in the hospital admission? And why it is important to use culturally appropriate resources?
2. Identify and describe how you could encourage and engage a culturally safe environment for Marli and Sharon through their admission?
3. Briefly describe the social determinants of health and inequalities that Marli and Sharon are facing to receive adequate health care for Marli’s?
4. Reflect on the actions and conversations from the In-charge nurse and how you felt about the situation.