A. CULTURAL, SPIRITUAL, AND RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY

1. The answer is b.

Cultural sensitivity is having respect for cultures and the beliefs connected with those cultures other than your own. CNPP, Page 2081.

2. The answer is c.

Important considerations that should be addressed in advance of the death is an understanding of the family’s cultural and religious considerations, both during and immediately after the patient’s death. CSM, Pages 713–714.

3. The answer is d.

Cultural practices need to be considered in afterdeath care. For Muslims, a male patient can only be cared for by another male. In Buddhism, the body should not be moved for several hours to allow the spirit to leave without becoming confused. Jewish and Muslim families may refuse autopsies ...

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