Choose one specific cultural group in the U.S. or elsewhere for which you have a particular interest.  You may wish to consider choosing a cultural group that you will be serving in your future advanced nursing role. Conduct a literature search for varied types of credible, peer-reviewed scholarly publications which may include journal articles, book chapters, white papers; government publications or sources such as credible professional nursing and healthcare organizations. Prepare a voice-narrated powerpoint slide presentation which concisely addresses key points in items one through five below as they apply to your chosen cultural group. Include a title slide which names the chosen culture, your name and academic credentials and a reference slide with only selected key citations cited in the slide presentation. Required Content for Powerpoint Presentation 1. What are the appropriate interdisciplinary interventions for hereditary, genetic, and endemic diseases and high-risk health behaviors within this culture? 2. What are the influences of value systems in this culture on childbearing and bereavement practices? 3. What are the sources of strength, spirituality, and magico- religious beliefs associated with health and health care within this culture? 4. What are the healthcare practices for this culture such as  acute versus preventive care, barriers to healthcare, the meaning of pain and the sick role; and traditional folk medicine practices? 5. What are cultural issues related to learning styles, autonomy, and preparation of educational content for this culture? · · Length: Voice Narrated PPT not to exceed 10 min. · Format: APA 7th ed. citation format. · Research: A minimum of five scholarly reference citations is required. de Chesnay, M., & Anderson, B. (2020). (5th Ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett. ISBN: 9781284146813 American Psychological Association. (2020). (7th ed.).

Title: Interdisciplinary Interventions and Cultural Influences in High-risk Health Behaviors: A Study of the [Chosen Cultural Group]


As a future advanced nursing practitioner, it is essential to understand the unique needs and characteristics of cultural groups to effectively provide healthcare services. This presentation focuses on the [chosen cultural group], exploring various interdisciplinary interventions for hereditary, genetic, and endemic diseases, as well as high-risk health behaviors. Additionally, we will discuss the influences of value systems on childbearing and bereavement practices, sources of strength and spirituality related to health and healthcare, healthcare practices, and cultural issues related to learning styles, autonomy, and preparation of educational content.

Slide 2: Chosen Cultural Group – [Name of Group]

Before we delve into the specific aspects, it is important to provide a background on the [chosen cultural group]. The [chosen cultural group] is a diverse cultural group with a rich history, traditions, and belief systems that directly influence their healthcare choices and behaviors.

Slide 3: Interdisciplinary Interventions for Hereditary, Genetic, Endemic Diseases and High-risk Health Behaviors

Understanding the interdisciplinary interventions for hereditary, genetic, endemic diseases, and high-risk health behaviors is crucial for providing optimal care. Research suggests that for the [chosen cultural group], a holistic approach involving medical, psychological, and sociocultural interventions has shown promising results. The integration of genetic counseling, lifestyle modifications, and culturally sensitive interventions can improve outcomes in these areas.

Slide 4: Influences of Value Systems on Childbearing and Bereavement Practices

Childbearing and bereavement practices are deeply rooted in cultural values and beliefs. For the [chosen cultural group], the value system significantly influences decisions related to childbirth, pregnancy, and postpartum care. Understanding and respecting these cultural values is essential to provide appropriate care and support during this crucial phase.

Slide 5: Sources of Strength, Spirituality, and Magico-religious Beliefs

Sources of strength, spirituality, and magico-religious beliefs play a pivotal role in the health and healthcare choices of the [chosen cultural group]. These sources may include traditional healing practices, spiritual rituals, and reliance on supernatural forces. Recognizing and integrating these beliefs into healthcare delivery can foster trust and enhance patient outcomes.

Slide 6: Healthcare Practices: Acute vs. Preventive Care

Culturally, the [chosen cultural group] may have varying healthcare practices, including preferences for acute care over preventive care. Understanding these preferences is vital in tailoring healthcare interventions to meet the specific needs of the population. Identifying barriers to healthcare access and developing culturally sensitive strategies can bridge gaps and improve overall healthcare outcomes.

Slide 7: Healthcare Practices: Barriers to Healthcare, the Meaning of Pain, Sick Role, and Folk Medicine Practices

Barriers to healthcare can significantly impact the [chosen cultural group]’s access to healthcare services. Cultural factors such as language barriers, lack of trust in the healthcare system, and financial constraints may contribute to these barriers. Additionally, the meaning of pain, the sick role, and folk medicine practices have a significant influence on health-seeking behaviors within this cultural group. Understanding these factors is crucial for providing inclusive and culturally sensitive care.

Slide 8: Cultural Issues: Learning Styles, Autonomy, and Educational Content Preparation

Cultural issues related to learning styles, autonomy, and educational content are important factors when designing healthcare education programs for the [chosen cultural group]. Tailoring educational materials to match learning styles, involving the community in decision-making processes, and promoting autonomy empower individuals within the culture to actively participate in their healthcare decisions.

Slide 9: Conclusion

In conclusion, understanding the unique characteristics, needs, and preferences of the [chosen cultural group] is vital for effective healthcare delivery. Interdisciplinary interventions targeting hereditary, genetic, endemic diseases, and high-risk health behaviors, as well as considerations of value systems, spirituality, healthcare practices, and cultural issues, will elevate the quality of care and improve health outcomes for this cultural group.


– Author 1. (Year). Title of the article. Journal name, Volume(Issue), page range.
– Author 2. (Year). Title of the book chapter. In Book title (pp. page range). Publisher.
– Author 3. (Year). Title of the white paper. Organization.
– Author 4. (Year). Title of the government publication. Publisher/Organization.
– Author 5. (Year). Title of the publication. Journal name, Volume(Issue), page range.

Note: The references provided here are examples and should be replaced with the actual references used in the presentation.