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Fundamental Aspects of Transcultural Nursing

  • ID: 1196242
  • September 2007
  • 120 pages
  • Quay books
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This book is designed to provide a foundation to the theory and practice of transcultural nursing. It will therefore be of use to students beginning to study nursing at undergraduate level and to practising nurses who are providing care to patients from an increasingly diverse society. It is not intended as a comprehensive account of different cultural groups, however, where appropriate, it draws on cultural knowledge to underpin a transcultural assessment. In addition, this book provides transcultural nursing knowledge that is applicable in cross-cultural transactions. In doing so, students and qualified practitioners will acquire a sound knowledge base from which to develop generic cultural competency as a prerequisite to the development of specific cultural competency. The book concludes with information on how transcultural nursing can be incorporated into the nursing curriculum and will be of use to nurse educators involved in planning and delivering transcultural nursing education.

Chapter One introduces the context, considers the changing nature of society and the demands placed on nurses to meets the needs of a multicultural population. A number of approaches to transcultural READ MORE >

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Chapter 1 Transcultural Care in Context
Chapter 2 Key Concepts in Transcultural Nursing
Chapter 3 Adult Nursing
Chapter 4 Children’s Nursing
Chapter 5 Mental Health Nursing
Chapter 6 Learning Disabilities Nursing
Chapter 7 Transcultural Nursing in the Nursing
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