Week 5: Transcultural Perspectives Across Lifespan 6767 unread replies.114114 replies. This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcomes (COs). CO2 Communicate effectively with culturally diverse individuals, families, and organizations. (PO 3) CO4 Perform a culturally-competent nursing assessment. (PO 7) Select and read ONE of the chapters of particular interest to you listed in Assignments under Required Readings. Discuss what information you should obtain to develop and implement culturally appropriate care plans for an individual of this group. A brief case study or exemplar may be one way to present your information. For example, how would you provide culturally- appropriate care for an elderly female who is Muslim and presents to the Emergency Department with chest pain? Week 8: Where Do You Go From Here? 3131 unread replies.3939 replies. This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO). CO5 Recognize the role of research findings in evidence-based practice. (POs 7 and 8)Improving patient outcomes is paramount to healthcare improvement today. How has your thinking changed about nursing research and evidence- based practice as the result of this course? Will the information you learned during this course be helpful in your nursing role today?