A::Consider/reflect/take notes on the following as you read and watch the videos: After reviewing the differences between Western culture and Indigenous ways of knowing, reflect on how a deeper understanding of these concepts could potentially support your nursing practice and cultural humility.
Based on your knowledge of colonization, what impacts do you think colonization has had on the implementation of Indigenous epistemologies in science and health care?
Identify central differences in Indigenous values and beliefs about people, health, and the world – compare and contrast (analyze) these with your own values and beliefs.
B: Response addressing the following:
Reflect on Indigenous peoples’ traditional medicine and health practices. In what ways can biomedical approaches complement ancestral and traditional healing practices?
How does a Two-Eyed Seeing approach impact what knowledge you consider in your practice?
Consider some ways in which nurses can support the inclusion of someone’s practices and traditional healing needs into the dominant Western system and settings.
Discuss how you might use your learning from this week’s readings/resources in your nursing practice to endeavor towards cultural safety.
The links below are videos ; https://youtu.be/IpKjtujtEYI9 https://www.fnha.ca/wellness/wellness-for-first-nations/first-nations-perspective-on-health-and-wellness