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The Stranger Among Us: Ministering Health to Migrants
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* Read the article on pages 202–209.
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CE TEST QUESTIONS
To familiarize the registered professional nurse with the cultural characteristics and health needs of migrant farm workers and provide ideas for health ministry.
After reading this article and taking this test, the nurse will be able to:
1. Identify the cultural characteristics and health needs of migrant families.
2. Describe how parish nursing can provide health ministry to migrant families.
1. Which of the following is not a barrier to optimal health for migrant farm workers and their families?
a. lack of health insurance
b. inability to speak English
c. long work hours
d. substandard housing
2. Hispanic migrant families experience an elevated risk for
a. poisoning, malnutrition, alcoholism, depression.
b. respiratory and renal disorders.
c. obesity, cancer, stroke, diabetes, heart disease.
d. trauma, infections, stroke, asthma.
3. Family life in the Mexican American culture is centered on patriarchal hierarchy, distinct family roles, and
a. the immediate family.
b. the extended family.
d. food and entertainment.
4. In the Hispanic culture illnesses have connections to
a. body, mind, spiritual, and family.
b. "bad luck."
d. evil spirit.
5. What are traditional healers in the Hispanic culture known as?
6. What is the approximate percentage of migrant workers who have difficulty processing written information regardless of the language in which it is presented?
7. What type of support does religious affiliation foster for migrant farm workers according to the study by Hovey and Magana?
8. Which of the following is NOT a function of the parish nurse?
b. integrator of faith and health
c. community liaison/referral agent
d. health educator and advocate
9. Which of the following provides a framework for the provision of culturally sensitive nursing care for parish nurses?
a. Transcultural Nursing: A Biblically Based Model of Care
b. A Biblically Based Model of Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Healthcare Services
c. Providing a Healing Ministry in a Culturally Diverse Population
d. The Delivery of Culturally Sensitive Healthcare Services Using Healing Ministry
10. What type of process is cultural competence?
11. The internal drive to continue in the ongoing process of cultural competence is best described as cultural
12. In a study on health needs of immigrants and refugees, which skill was most necessary for providers?
13. When is the best time to offer health-related programs to migrant families?
a. during daylight hours
b. during non-daylight hours
c. on Saturdays
d. on Sundays
14. Which of the following may reduce feelings of sadness or homesickness experienced by many migrant families?
a. encouraging enculturation into the American way of life
b. avoiding the use of traditional folk or religious beliefs
c. providing translators during programs and services
d. offering programs and services in Spanish
15. Which National Center for Farmworker Health program can help migrant families find health care services?
a. Need a Doctor?
b. Call for Health
c. Health Referral Services
d. Feel Better
16. Personal health screening of migrant families should include screening for
a. alcoholism and illicit drug use.
b. repetitive stress disorders.
c. obesity and malnutrition.
d. depression, substance abuse, domestic violence.
17. A faith-based health promotion program that could be adapted for migrant families is
a. Faithfully Fit Forever.
b. Faith in Exercise.
c. The Healthy Heart and Body Program.
d. Hands and Hearts.
18. Common sources of preventive care for Hispanic migrant families are
a. emergency departments.
b. public health clinics.
c. health fairs.
d. extended family members.