Variations in Health IV Assignment 1 Variations in Health IV ASSIGNMENT Purpose: To recognize and understand the effects of culture on pain perception, responses and management.

Variations in Health IV Assignment 1 Variations in Health IV ASSIGNMENT Purpose: To recognize and understand the effects of culture on pain perception, responses and management. In Preparation Choose an ethnic group ( Ethiopian )to research Read the articles provided to you by your instructor. Use this as a starting point for your discussion. Scholarly Paper. Ethiopian is ethnic for this assignment 1. Describe the different natures of pain (physical, emotional, etc.) 2. Describe the relationship between ethnic background and pain. 3. Discuss ethnic differences in pain perception and pain responses 4. Explain how a nurse’s own culture, personal bias, values and beliefs may alter the interpretation of patients’ pain experience . 5. What might some variations be in assessment of pain when caring for the ethnic group you chose? What are the verbal cues? What are the non-verbal cues? 6. Which pain assessment tool would you use? Why? 7. What might some variations of nursing interventions be in management of pain when caring for the ethnic group you chose? Pharmaceutical: Traditional? Alternative? Interprofessional? Marking Criteria 1. Introduction 15% 2. Discussed points 1 – 7 above 40% 3. Strength of arguments 20% 4. Minimum of 4 references (including those provided) 5% 5. Spelling and Grammar 10% 6. APA format 10% Total Marks 100%