This week’s readings deal with the foundations of transcultural nursing. In your Module 1 paper, you will address the following questions after reviewing chapter 1, 2, and 4 in your textbook:
Identify and discuss the 8 reasons why transcultural nursing is a necessary specialty, according to Madeleine Leininger (page 6).
In your own words, describe the meaning of cultural diversity. Then relate its relationship to the field of nursing.
In your own words, explain three ways that you provide culturally sensitive care to your patients.
Minimum of four (4) total references: two (2) references from required course materials and two (2) peer-reviewed references. All references must be no older than five years (unless making a specific point using a seminal piece of information)
Required course materials:
Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care, Joyceen S. Boyle & Margaret M. Andrews, (2015), 7th edition.
Provide doi for all journals
Peer-reviewed references include references from professional data bases such as PubMed or CINHAL applicable to population and practice area, along with evidence based clinical practice guidelines. Examples of unacceptable references are Wikipedia, UpToDate, Epocrates, Medscape, WebMD, hospital organizations, insurance recommendations, & secondary clinical databases.
Comments or questions are welcome.