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 PowerPoint presentation with a minimum of 10 slides (No counting first and reference page). Preparation for the presentation will include synthesizing the information from readings regarding the chosen culture, the scientific literature, Internet resources such as CDC, Department of Health, Census Beaurea or others reliable government websites (wikippidia and other websites will not be accepted as references), and other sources. 

Please post by the end of week 2 in the forum title “Cultural presentation” in the discussion tab of the blackboard the cultural group that you choose.

This presentation should address the following: History, values and worldview, language and communication patterns, art and other expressive forms, norms and rules, lifestyle characteristics, relationship patterns, rituals, degree of assimilation or marginalization from mainstream society, and health behaviors and practices. In addition to describing these characteristics, the presentation must include (a) a comparative and contrast analysis of common characteristics and distinguishing traits between the groups,(and (b) a discussion of differential approaches needed by health care professionals. Grades will also be based on the overall quality of the professional presentation including handouts and references. The presentation is due by the end of Week 8.

See the attached document for a first page PowerPoint example.

Pacific Islanders

A minimum of 3 references must be used.