cultural competency routinely employ culturally appropriate health care interventions H e a l t h M e d i c a l

cultural competency routinely employ culturally appropriate health care interventions H e a l t h M e d i c a l

PHRC 4861 Essentials of Professional Practice 1

End-of-Semester Comprehensive Reflective Assessment FALL SEMESTER 2020

INSTRUCTIONS Use materials covered as part of this course in-class and from the attached self-assessment resources and from elsewhere to answer the following questions. CULTURAL COMPETENCY

Question #1

According to the Cultural Development Model, there are six stages towards achieving cultural competence:

Stage 1. Cultural incompetence

Do nothing to increase knowledge of different cultures.

Stage 2. Cultural knowledge

Assess cultural attitudes and knowledge. Learn facts about cultures, especially

related to health and health behaviors.

Stage 3. Cultural awareness

Understand implications of culture on health behaviors.

Stage 4. Cultural sensitivity

Combine knowledge and awareness into individual and institutional behaviors.

Stage 5. Cultural competency

Routinely employ culturally appropriate health care interventions and practices.

Stage 6. Cultural proficiency

Practice with cultural competence and integrate it into one’s research and scholarship activities.

Answer the following parts of this question:

A. In which stage do you consider yourself to be?

B. Give at least two (2) examples of behaviors or perceptions that place you at that


C. In which stage were you this time last year? Explain. D. How has the EPP-1 course contributed to your level of knowledge or skills in this


E. Identify two (2) strategies you could use to move to a higher stage? Be specific.

Explain why you chose these strategies.


PHRC 4861 Comprehensive Reflective Assessment Fall 2020 (continued)


Select one of the topics covered in Module 2 of this course that you feel will be most beneficial to you as a future practicing pharmacist and reflect upon it. Explain why you selected this topic.

Question #3

Explain how the presentation of the above-selected topic either changed your thinking and/or point of view of past-held beliefs or reinforced what you had already believed or knew.

Format The reflective assessment must be posted before the stated deadline. Your reflection should be formatted in the same matter as the questions, with the question number listed and the corresponding answer given below it. You do NOT have to repeat the questions, but you may. The answer to each question should provide evidence of a deep reflection on the topic asked. Grading This assignment is the comprehensive, end-of-semester assessment for Module 2 of the course; it is worth 22% of your overall course grade. Your efforts in answering these questions should reflect the significance of the assignment. This assignment will be graded on your reflective insight, critical thinking involved in your answers, and relevance to communications and other social-behavior issues.

Your earned score will be determined by the rubric attached in Canvas: Reflections must be posted by the due date using 12-point, Times New Roman font, and 1.5 line spacing. Due Date Your Comprehensive EOS Reflective Assessment must be posted before Sunday, 19 October 2020 at 23:55 (11:55 pm). You could upload this Learning Activity as early as you feel necessary to give yourself more study time for upcoming end-of-semester assessments.

Please post this EOS Comprehensive Reflective Assessment as Microsoft Word document; do NOT post in PDF format.

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