WHAT ARE THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM CULTURAL NORMS ?.( Nursing as the largest subculture of the health care system has rules, values, customs and language that it adheres to. )

1.Understand the standard definition of health and illness.

2.Suport and practice health maintenance and disease prevention.

3.Adhere to physical assessment and the diagnostic Studies required.

4.Do the charting as the system requires.

5.Use systemic approach problem solving techniques.

6.Healthcare system like adherence to promptness, cleanliness and well organized activities.

7.Compliance with organization policy and procedures.

8.Do not be tardy or late for work and don’t be disorganized.

9.Professional adherence and deference to following autocratic and bureaucratic systems.


Physical assessment.

Limit visiting hours and visitors.

Follow policy and procedures for surgical intervention.

There are many people moving around in the world with different values. Abide by nursing culture when dealing with people of different cultures from your own culture.

Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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