TRANSCULTURAL HEALTH CARE A Culturally Competent Approach

Author: Larry Purnell, Phd, RN, FAAN
Affiliation:
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN 10: 0803637055
ISBN 13: 9780803637054
Edition: 4th

Description:

Prepare yourself for the culturally rich and ethically diverse world in which you will practice. Noted researchers, educators, and clinicians from a wealth of backgrounds use the Purnell twelve-step model to examine 33 population groups from a health care perspective. Each brings a personal understanding of the traditions and customs of their societies, providing a unique perspective on the implications for patient care.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Contributors
  • Reviewers
  • Introduction

UNIT 1 FOUNDATIONS FOR CULTURAL COMPETENCE: Individual and Organizational

    Transcultural Diversity and Health Care

    • The Need for Culturally Competent Health Care
    • World Diversity and Migration
    • U.S. Population and Census Data
    • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care
    • Culture and Essential Terminology
    • Individualism, Collectivism, and Individuality
    • Variant Characteristics of Culture
    • Ethics Across Cultures
    • REFERENCES

    The Purnell Model for Cultural Competence

    • Assumptions Upon Which the Model Is Based
    • Overview of the Theory, the Model, and the Organizing Framework
    • Macro Aspects of the Model
    • Micro Aspects of the Model
    • The Twelve Domains of Culture
    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Head of Household and Gender Roles
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    Individual Cultural Competence and Evidence-Based Practice

    • Individual Cultural Competence
    • Evidence-Based Practice and Culturally Congruent Best Practices
    • REFERENCES

    Organizational Cultural Competence

    • Health Disparities
    • Culturally Competent Health-Care Organizations
    • CLAS Standards
    • Cultural Competence Assessment Profile
    • The Purnell Model
    • Knowledge and Skill Acquisition
    • Language Assistance Services
    • Community Resources and Partnerships
    • Advocacy
    • Transparency
    • Outcomes Metrics to Assess Cultural Competence
    • Resources to Support Culturally Competent Health-Care Organizations
    • The Future of Culturally Competent Health-Care Organizations
    • REFERENCES

    Perspectives on Nursing in a Global Context

    • Overview
    • Definitions of Health, Global Health, One Health, and Global Nursing
    • Global Health Frameworks
    • Global Health Organizations
    • Forces Shaping Global Health and Nursing
    • The Global Nursing Workforce
    • Ethical, Safety, and Health Considerations When Studying or Working Abroad
    • REFERENCES

UNIT 2 AGGREGATE DATA FOR CULTURAL-SPECIFIC GROUPS

    People of African American Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    The Amish

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • Variations in Drug Metabolism
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Appalachian Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Arab Heritage

    • Overview
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Chinese Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Cuban Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Prescriptive, Restrictive, and Taboo Practices for Children and Adolescents
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of European American Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Filipino Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of German Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Health Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Haitian Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Hindu Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles And Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Hmong Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Heritage
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Health Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Japanese Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Reasons for Migration and Associated Economic Factors
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Jewish Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Korean Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Mexican Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Polish Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Puerto Rican Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

    People of Russian Heritage

    • Overview, Inhabited Localities, and Topography
    • Communication
    • Family Roles and Organization
    • Workforce Issues
    • Biocultural Ecology
    • High-Risk Behaviors
    • Nutrition
    • Pregnancy and Childbearing Practices
    • Death Rituals
    • Spirituality
    • Health-Care Beliefs and Practices
    • Health-Care Providers
    • REFERENCES

Appendix: Cultural, Ethnic, and Racial Diseases and Illnesses

Abstracts

Glossary