to the Lanesha Johnson Case Study. This lesson will present concepts
and issues related to social, emotional
and cultural factors that influence adherence.
This lesson highlights the importance for providers
to be aware of the social,
factors that may affect a family's ability to follow through
on treatment recommendations. The center piece for this lesson is a
case study involving a 12 year old African American girl, named Lanesha
Johnson, who has poorly controlled asthma.
This case study and the following learning activities will allow you
as a practitioner to apply these factors to a real life situation.
What you will learn
After you complete this lesson you will be able to
do the following:
- Identify social, emotional and cultural factors that can influence
Lanesha's medication nonadherence
- Identify questions that one might ask Lanesha and her family to
get a fuller picture of social, emotional and cultural factors that
might affect their care
- To develop possible interventions that one might try with the
family, based on a fuller understanding of Lanesha and her family
Getting the most from this lesson
To learn the most from this lesson we recommend that
you approach it in the following way:
- Go through the lesson by using the side bar links. Proceed through
the side bar items from top to bottom. Take the quiz last.
- It would be a good idea to refer back to the “Core
Concepts in Cultural Competence” introductory
lesson on cultural competency when needed as you proceed through
this lesson. This can be accessed
by returning to the home page and selecting the Core Concepts in
Cultural Competence lesson.