The essay will address the following:
· A brief history of the cultural/socio-cultural group
· Language and communication patterns
· Art and other expressive forms
· Norms and rules
· Lifestyle characteristics
· Relationship patterns
· Common rituals
· Degree of assimilation or marginalization from mainstream society
· Health behaviors and practices.
The essay must include a comparative and contrast analysis of common characteristics and distinguishing traits between the cultural group and the socio-cultural groupAs well as a brief explanation of differential approaches needed by health care professionals.