Navajo Indian

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Navajo Indian Case Study
Despite the presence of well over five hundred different tribes of Indians in the United States (Purnell, 2011), the Navajo tribe is the largest Indians tribes in the USA. Navajo tribes are raised from generations to generations to live a collectivisms lifestyle in congruence with the elderly wisdom recommendations (Purnell, 2011). As with every culture, the Navajo tribe as their own set of values and beliefs the adhere to, consequently, the health care provider must be open-mind and display an attitude of non-judgment to establish trust with the patient.
Mr. Begay
Mr. Begay is a Navajo Indian who has lived in the same region his whole life, at the age of 78 his mental status function is declining. He was recently admitted with a diagnosis of pneumonia. Mr. Begay lives with limited means and restricted access to modern utility such as electricity. Additionally, to not having access to electricity, Mr. Begay house does not have running water. Ancestral ways are utilized to cook and illuminate the house. In freezing weather time, access to water is complicated. Mr. Begay is a retiree from the uranium mines, access to care is limited therefore, preventive health service are not part of Mr. Begay reality. Recently discussions regarding possibility of seeing a medicine man have been in the air, yet a discordance among health care staff remains.

Question 1) What are some of the physical barriers that can be identified in the case scenario, impeding the ability of Mr. Begay to access care ?
Question 2) What will be the benefits of having the patient been seen by a medicine man?
Question 3) What will be potential negative outcomes from seeing a medicine man?
Question 4) What are some health risks identified for the patient regarding his living conditions?
Question 5) What is the role of the elderly in the Navarro Communities?
Question 6) What is an example of a ceremony held for children in the Navajo community?
Question 7) What are three diseases Navajo Indians are susceptible to have or get?