GUIDE TO CULTURALLY COMPETENT HEALTH CARE

Author: Larry Purnell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Affiliation: University of Delaware, Newark
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN 10: 0803639627
ISBN 13: 9780803639621
Edition: 3rd

Description:

Be prepared for the culturally rich and diverse world of healthcare! This concise, easy-to-read handbook prepares you to relate to individuals from different cultures. Use it in class and clinical now and as a reference throughout your career. The Purnell Model is your guide as you explore 34 different cultures and the issues that you need to be sensitive to ...including cultural variations regarding personal space, dietary preferences, communication, symptom management, activities of daily living, and religious and health practices.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • Preface
  • Reviewers
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction

Transcultural Diversity and Health Care

  • The Need for Culturally Competent Health Care
  • Variant Characteristics of Culture
  • REFERENCES

The Purnell Model for Cultural Competence

  • The Purnell Model

Barriers to Culturally Competent Health Care

  • Language and Health Literacy
  • Availability
  • Accessibility
  • Affordability
  • Appropriateness
  • Organizational Accountability
  • Adaptability
  • Acceptability
  • Awareness
  • Attitudes
  • Approachability
  • Alternative Practices
  • Additional Services
  • REFERENCES

People of African American Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of American Indian/Alaskan Native Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • People of Navajo Heritage
  • REFERENCES

The Amish

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCE

People of Appalachian Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCE

People of Arab Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCE

People of Chinese Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Cuban Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of European American Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Filipino Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of German Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Guatemalan Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Haitian Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Hindu Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Hmong Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Iranian Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Japanese Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Jewish Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Korean Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Mexican Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Polish Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Puerto Rican Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Russian Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Somali Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Thai Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Turkish Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCES

People of Vietnamese Heritage

  • Overview and Heritage
  • REFERENCE