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Re: Changing skin color
by Diana Breed - Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6:13 PM

Hi Shannon --- I agree it is nicer to have different diversity, but to be honest it is hard to move such heavy people all over.  We have addressed culture with additional props -- head bands, tattoos, religious items at the bedside etc.  Also add that to report --- this patient traveled from the reservation and denies transportation for discharge...

  We also consider it as one of the debriefing questions --- "How would you adjust your nursing interventions if the patient was Muslim, Native American, Hispanic....

Hope that helps --- thanks for an interesting topic..