CULTURAL COMPETENCIES FOR NURSES This title has been archived.

Author: Linda Dayer-Berenson, MSN, CRNP, APRN, BC
Affiliation: Drexel University; Philadelphia, PA & UMDNJ, Stratford
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN 10: 0763756504
ISBN 13: 9780763756505
Edition: 1st

Description:

This book is meant to serve as a framework and structure to help readers bolster their knowledge in cultural competency. Each chapter begins with objectives, and the chapters on particular racial/ethnic or cultural groups include case studies, key terms, and definitions. Pertinent research studies are also included, with review questions ending each chapter. A glossary and an appendix that identifies Muslim health beliefs and health practices end the book.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • DEDICATION
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface

Unit One

    Birth of Transcultural Nursing to Current Theories and Conceptual Models for Cultural Diversity

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Key Terms
    • Introduction
    • Population Growth
    • Bicultural/Multicultural
    • Acculturation
    • Other Areas of Diversity
    • Overview of Conceptual Models for Cultural Diversity
    • Nonnursing Models for Cultural Assessment
    • Selected Nursing Models for Cultural Assessment
    • Summary
    • Pertinent Research Studies of Selected Medical Disorders and Cultural Competency
    • References
    • Review Questions

    Culture

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Key Terms
    • Introduction
    • The Sick Role and the Need for Cultural Sensitivity
    • Primary and Secondary Characteristics of Culture
    • Subcultures
    • Impact of Culture and Ethics
    • Culture and Mental Health
    • Race and Ethnicity
    • Ethnocentrism
    • Generalizations and Stereotyping
    • Cultural Mismatch and Cultural Pain
    • Culture and Its Impact on the Patient Role
    • Cultural Formulation and Culture-Bound Syndromes
    • Cultural Differences in Mortality and Morbidity
    • Impact of Gender
    • Impact of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
    • Homophobia and Incidence of Discrimination
    • The Importance of Acceptance
    • Summary
    • References

    Global Diversity

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Key Terms
    • Introduction
    • Cultural Diversity Defined
    • Cultural Factors Impacting the Clinical Relationship
    • The Importance of Striving for Understanding
    • Language Barriers
    • Proper Use of Interpreters
    • Cultural Humility
    • Impact of Diversity
    • Culturally Discordant Care
    • Health Disparities
    • Impact of Diversity on Diagnosis and Treatment
    • Barriers to Health Care
    • Ethnopharmacology
    • Reasons for Health Disparities
    • Global Healthcare Disparities
    • Diversity—The Role of Nursing
    • Culture of Poverty
    • United States
    • United Kingdom
    • Australia
    • Canada
    • South Africa
    • Recommendations
    • Summary
    • Related Web Sites
    • References
    • Review Questions

    Organization of Healthcare Delivery in the 21st Century

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Key Terms
    • Introduction
    • National Standards: Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services
    • Standards of Care: Institute of Medicine
    • Identified Barriers that Contribute to Healthcare Disparities
    • Clinical Uncertainty
    • Biases
    • Role of Education
    • Impact on Public Health
    • Discrimination and Equitable Quality Healthcare Delivery
    • Ethics
    • Crossing the Quality Chasm
    • Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary Teams
    • Need to Improve Diversity of Nursing and Healthcare Workforce
    • Impact on Provision of Primary Care by Nurse Practitioners
    • Opportunities for Nurses to Attain Cultural Competency Certification
    • Future Research
    • Summary
    • References
    • Review Questions

Unit Two

    Black Americans

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Introduction
    • Historical Background
    • Statistics
    • Blacks and the US Healthcare System
    • Definition of Health and Illness
    • Traditional Healing Methods
    • Current Health Problems
    • Disparities
    • Mistrust of the Healthcare System
    • Barriers to Care
    • Impact of Communication
    • Impact of Time and Space
    • Impact of Environment
    • Impact of Biologic Variations
    • Impact on Social Organization
    • Impact on Faith and Spirituality
    • Summary
    • References

    Hispanics/Latinos

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Introduction
    • Terminology: Latinos or Hispanics?
    • Background
    • History of Hispanics in the United States
    • Mexican Americans
    • Puerto Ricans
    • Cuban Americans
    • Central Americans
    • Dominican Americans
    • South Americans
    • Consequences of Immigration to the United States for Hispanics
    • Summary
    • References

    Asians/Pacific Islanders

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Introduction
    • Background
    • Chinese Americans
    • Korean Americans
    • Cambodian Americans
    • Vietnamese Americans
    • Asian Indian Americans
    • Japanese Americans
    • Filipino Americans
    • Pacific Islander Americans
    • Summary
    • References

    Native Americans

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Introduction
    • Historical Background
    • Variables Impacting Degree of Acculturation
    • Definition of Health and Illness
    • Specific Nursing Considerations
    • Traditional Health Beliefs
    • Impact of Communication
    • Impact of Time and Space
    • Impact of Social Organization
    • Biologic Variations
    • Impact of Faith and Spirituality
    • Navajos
    • Alaska Natives/American Eskimos
    • Summary
    • References

    Whites (Non-Hispanic)

    • Chapter Objectives
    • Introduction
    • Historical Background
    • Settlers of the New World
    • Mass Migration of the 1820s to the 1880s
    • Projections
    • Irish Americans
    • Italian Americans
    • Appalachians
    • The Amish
    • Roma (Gypsies)
    • Jewish Americans
    • Russian Americans
    • Summary
    • Related Web Sites
    • References

Glossary of Additional Cultural Terms

  • References

Appendix Muslims