1. In the last chapter, you learned about six restraining forces (figure 12.4) that work against widespread implementation of the systems approach to diversity and cultural competence. We have all been affected directly or indirectly by these factors. Which factors can you identify that you have experienced or witnessed at work or in your personal life? Describe how.
2. As you reflect on what you have learned this semester, and your future life, what actions will you take to shape the future of the systems approach to diversity and cultural competence in health care? What can you do to help implement this change? How?
Aim for at least 250 words in your journal.