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.
Clearly states the purpose of the paper.
Provides a comprehensive overview of topic or questions.
Engages the reader.
Organized and has easy follow.
Key 1- Identify all eight reasons why transcultural nursing is a necessary specialty, according to Madeleine Leininger.
Identifies each and demonstrates critical thinking.
Key2- Describe the meaning of culture in student’s own words.
Relates its relationship to the field of nursing.
Evidence of critical thinking.
Key 3- Describes three ways that culturally sensitive care is provided in student’s own words
Demonstrates critical thinking.
Summarizes paper and reflects on what the reader has learned from the paper.
Demonstrates persuasive thought and is well organized.
Due Date: Sun, Feb 25 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US.
Note: I cannot send the book to you because I have the paperback book with me. But the course material is- Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care, Joyceen S. Boyle & Margaret M. Andrews, (2015), 7th edition.
Chapter 1 – Theoretical Foundations of Transcultural Nursing
Chapter 2 – Culturally Competent Nursing Care
Chapter 4 – The Influence of Cultural Health Belief System on Health Care Practices
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)
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.