Socio-Cultural Discussion Presentation
Socio-Cultural Discussion Presentation
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Rubric Detail
Socioal/Cultural Discussion Voice Over powerpoint–Sara
Socio/Cultural Discussion: (Module 2: Lesson 1) § Focus of the powerpoint is to educate your fellow students regarding the topic § Discuss how the topic influences two of the following:
Patient Education Access to Health Care Morbidity and Mortality Rates
Patient compliance with Medical Treatment Bigotry, Safety, or Discrimination Concerns
o Provide a discussion of how to improve culturally sensitive care in your population.
o The student will develop a voice-over recording for the power point
o The student will post the PowerPoint with voice over on the discussion board.
o Peer Responses Student will provide 2 areas of improvement in each peer/post (MO 1)

Sample Presentation Notes
Slide 2 – Breastfeeding: Cultural Perspective
Breastfeeding is usually a lifesaving step for mothers and healthcare providers to promote child survival and growth. Breastfeeding has benefits to the baby and the mother. Breastmilk is clear safe for babies. Additionally, it has an immune-protective effect on the baby because of additional antibodies. Breastfeeding also promotes bonding between the mother and the baby. The world health organization recommends breastfeeding in the first hour of life for newborns. However, only three out of every five babies are breastfed in this golden hour. Breastfeeding is negatively affected by other sociocultural factors and ethnic variations. In this presentation, I will discuss the cultural influences on breastfeeding influence patient education and mortality.
Slide 3 – Breastfeeding and Patient Education
Breast-feeding has had religious and cultural explanations since the era of Hippocrates and the Jewish religion. According to Eidelman (2020), these beliefs and practices have persisted to date. To a healthcare provider, especially a nurse or midwife, breastfeeding is a source of proper nutrition to the baby and an opportunity for bonding with the baby. Some cultures believe that breastfeeding is inadequate nutritionally and ensure that the mother supplements feed even when the local guidelines provide contrary advice. These cultural practices and beliefs influence the uptake and adherence to patient education provided by healthcare professionals. Breastfeeding provides an opportunity for the healthcare professional to provide patient education and the best healthcare practices surrounding lactation. Regardless of the cultural barriers, the healthcare provider should provide this information and skills to the mother anyway.
Slide 4 – Breastfeeding and Mortality
Breastfeeding is associated with infant mortality and morbidity. A study by Li et al. (2022) found out that breastfeeding initiation reduces the odds of perinatal deaths in the US. Ware et al. (2019) also found out that low rates of breastfeeding and initiation of breastfeeding significantly impacted infant mortality. According to the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (2020), breast milk provides oligosaccharides that provide a substrate for the formation of antibacterial biofilms against some groups of bacteria. Therefore, failure to breastfeed children predisposes them to infection among other causes of mortality.
Slide 5 – References
Eidelman, A. I. (2020). The cultural dimension of breastfeeding: Beyond nutrition. Breastfeeding Medicine: The Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, 15(12), 753.
Li, R., Ware, J., Chen, A., Nelson, J. M., Kmet, J. M., Parks, S. E., Morrow, A. L., Chen, J., & Perrine, C. G. (2022). Breastfeeding and post-perinatal infant deaths in the United States, A national prospective cohort analysis. The Lancet Regional Health – Americas, 5(100094), 100094.
Rehayem, A., Taki, S., Brown, N., & Denney-Wilson, E. (2020). Infant feeding beliefs and practices of Arabic mothers in Australia. Women and Birth: Journal of the Australian College of Midwives, 33(4), e391–e399.
Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health. (2020, March 4). The UK in danger of failing a generation of children and young people, says a new report. RCPCH.
Ware, J. L., Chen, A., Morrow, A. L., & Kmet, J. (2019). Associations between breastfeeding initiation and infant mortality in an urban population. Breastfeeding Medicine: The Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, 14(7), 465–474.
WHO. (n.d.). Breastfeeding. Who.Int. Retrieved January 19, 2022, from
Levels of Achievement
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Subject Knowledge            100 %
Student is
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Weight 20.00%
completely at ease with information
comfortable with information but fails to elaborate or provide additional information
understands the information but is uncomfortable during presentation
grasp/understanding of information presented
Execution                              100 %
75.75758 %
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Weight 20.00%
Clear voice and used correct, precise, pronunciation of terms so that audience can clearly hear presentation
Student uses clear voice and pronounces most of the words/terms appropriately so that audience can clearly hear presentation
Student does not use clear voice and pronounces most of the words/terms appropriately so that audience cannot clearly hear presentation
Student does not use clear voice and pronounces most of the words/terms are frequently mispronounced so that  audience cannot clearly hear presentation
Content                                  100 %
75.75 %
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Weight 20.00%
Abundance of information is clearly related to the main idea and pertinent
Sufficient information is present that relates and supports the main idea
Information is present that identifies the main idea, information may be disjointed and lacks support
main idea of the presentation is not clear
Organization                         100 %
75.75 %
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Weight 20.00%
Audience is after to follow/understand presentation.
Presentation is logical, interesting, sequenced, and flow is apparent
Audience is able to follow/understand presentation without difficulty, but logic/flow/interest is not always apparent
Audience could follow/understand presentation but does so with difficulty due to lack of logical flow
audience is  unable to follow presentation or lacks sequencing
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