Now's the time to test your ACP cultural competence by completing this 7-point HCM quiz. Discover how knowledgeable you are concerning multicultural ACP issues!




 Now's the time to test your ACP cultural competence by completing this 7-point HCM quiz. Discover how knowledgeable you are concerning multicultural ACP issues!




Question #1


1. Multicultural ACP may involve a range of concerns including:
a) How to explain a concept like "a good death" in ways that are understandable
b) How to offer hope when a prognosis does not look good
c) Making arrangements for severely ill loved ones to return to their country origin
d) All of the above

.....Answer


d) All of the above

Question #2


2. Individuals and families may be uncomfortable with ACP for all reasons below except: 
a) Lack of trust in the western medical health care system
b) Suspicion that they are not getting the same health care options as other persons
c) Persons of most cultures prefer not to make end of life plans until the loved one has died
d) Persons of the opposite gender may be initiating sensitive questions and concerns

.....Answer


c) Persons of most cultures prefer not to make end of life plans until the loved one has died

Question #3


3. An effective way of making certain that ACP considerations are understood by individuals whose English is not their first (primary) language includes all of the following except for:
a) Using a family member as in interpreter
b) Translating the health care directive into multiple languages
c) Using a professional interpreter in a reputable medical language translation company
d) Avoiding slang or highly technical words that are not easily understood

.....Answer


a) Using a family member as an interpreter

Question #4


4. A good way to initiate the ACP conversation with multicultural individuals and families is to:
a) Discuss the importance of this conversation
b) Include the extended family in education and conversations
c) Encourage individuals to identify if they have beliefs or practices that you many not know about
d) All of the above

.....Answer


d) All of the above

Question #5


5. What three Asian communities have the largest populations within Minnesota?
a) Chinese, Japanese and East Indian
b) Hmong, Vietnamese and Cambodian
c) Vietnamese, Burmese and Karen
d) Hmong, Asian Indian, and Chinese

.....Answer


d) Hmong, Asian, and Chinese

Question #6


6. The value of elders in many multicultural communities is demonstrated by:
a) "Staying out of the way" as much as possible with famlies
b) Creating a distance between aging adults and their adult children/grandchildren
c) High Respect since elders know traditions and have wisdom in cultural preferences
d) Making certain that older people eat last

.....Answer


c) High respect since elders know traditions and have wisdom in cultural preferences

Question #7


7. Which practice below is generally effective when having an ACP education dialogue with individuals of diverse backgrounds?
a) Use technical medical terminology so that individuals will know you are highly skilled
b) Do not pay attention to gender since individuals want expertise more than male/female centered communitcations
c) Discuss popular options in great detail so that individuals know how the dominant culture views different end-of-life decisions
d) Introduce the conversation after you have established a trusting relationship with the individual and family

.....Answer


d) Introduce the conversation after you have established a trusting relationship with the individual and family

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