Read chapter 29 and 30 of the class textbook and review the attached PowerPoint presentations. Once done answer the following questions;
1. In your own words and quoting the appropriate evidence-based references define what is family and the different types of family. Please tell us what type of family do you belong?
2. How do you feel that the value system differs from that of your parents? And from your grandparents? Why have these changes come about? As practicing nurses, why is it important to consider these generational differences in values and beliefs?
3. Discuss traditional health beliefs & practices that have been passed down by families. Are these cultural or regional beliefs? Do you continue to practice any of the same things? Why or why not?
4. How do you believe that family members and their upbringing have affected your own health or could affect a patient/individual’s health? Discuss positive & negative effects as well as physical, emotional & spiritual health. Give some examples.
As stated in the syllabus the assignment must be presented in an APA format word document, Arial 12 font attached to the forum on the discussion board. A minimum of 3 evidenced-based references must be used and 2 replies to any of your peers sustained with the appropriate references must be posted. Only the assignment must be attached in a word document in the forum, replies do not. References must be no older than 5 years. A minimum of 700 words is required. Please follow the instructions on how to present the first page and the name of the assignment when you post should be Week 9 discussion questions, not my name or blackboard posting.