Guide to Culturally Competent Health Care
Affiliation: University of Delaware, Newark
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN 13: 9780803639621
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.