Would the use of a word such as Mexican, Filipino, Polish, Arab, Russian, or African American be discriminative?



Would the use of a word such as Mexican, Filipino, Polish, Arab, Russian, or African American be discriminative?

Your nursing instructor uses the word “Mexican” in a sentence when describing a client. Would the use of a word such as Mexican, Filipino, Polish, Arab, Russian, or African American be discriminative? What is the difference between descriptive and discriminative?


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