NR 443: Week 7 Case Study for Discussion
You will continue in your role as a nurse with your local health department. As part of the health department’s “Think Cultural Health” seminar, each team member will discuss one of the 15 National Cultural and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards. Visit https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/Content/clas.asp. Browse the site and click on the link to open the list of the National CLAS Standards.
Discuss how culture impacts the health of a community.
Describe one National CLAS Standard and discuss one way that a community health nurse could implement this standard for a specific cultural group in your community.
Office of Minority Health, Department of Health and Human Services. (2013). National standards for culturally and linguistically appropriate services in health and health care: a blueprint for advancing and sustaining CLAS policy and practice. Retrieved from https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/Content/clas.asp.