Culturally Aware Nursing Case Study by Top Papers

Culturally Aware Nursing
A case study that illustrates the need for cultural awareness in nursing.
# 130049 | 1,250 words | 10 sources | APA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Sociology (Multiculturalism)

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The paper discusses how while cultural diversity in the general population is on the rise, Registered Nurses are still predominantly Caucasian. The paper explores how the growing discrepancy between cultures creates a significant gap in providing quality health care to patients. The paper examines the case of an Eastern Indian female and the Indian culture as it reviews the need for cultural awareness and cultural sensitivity on the part of nursing.

From the Paper:

"Cultural diversity is a growing concern as it pertains to nursing and providing "effective patient care" (Newman, 1998). While the composition of most countries is growing in its diversity based on the global marketplace, Coffman (2004) tells us that nursing has remained a predominantly Caucasian profession, by a 90 percent majority over other ethnic groups. Nugent, Childs, Jones, Cook and Ravenell (2002) tell us that he under representation of minority nurses adds to the growing..."

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