In comparing indexing coverage among 8 major databases, 3 databases rose to the top. Report to the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on the basic registered nurse workforce. Describe the Origin, and Background of the Theory and Theorist Born in Nebraska in 1948, Madeleine Leininger received her nursing diploma from St. The assumptions of transcultural nursing are that the practices and caring behaviors of cultural groups related to health and illness may be identified and analyzed. These modes can stimulate nurses to design nursing actions and decisions using new knowledge and culturally based ways to provide meaningful and satisfying wholistic care to individuals, groups or institutions.
Retrieval of information relevant to transcultural nursing requires an awareness of the full range of available tools. Leininger was appointed Professor of Nursing and Anthropology at the University of Colorado — the first joint appointment of a professor of nursing and a second discipline in the United States. Possessing a combination of education and field experience, they provide knowledgeable, competent, and safe care to people of diverse cultures. To cover the field comprehensively, data support searching multiple databases. I realized that dealing with clients from diverse cultures should receive special considerations when rendering nursing care. No person is a stereotype of a culture.
Pricing subject to change at any time. Referencing in transcultural nursing: an ethical analysis. Culture is a strong set of practices developed over generations which would make it difficult to penetrate. Reprinted with original work published 1981 by Slack Pub. She realized that certain children behavioral patterns appeared to have cultural basis. McFarland Chapter 19 Engaging in the Sacred Song ofDiversity: The Art of Cultural Immersion Edith J. Department of Commerce 2000 projects a steadily growing population of persons from ethnicities other than non-Hispanic Whites, comprising 50% of the whole population by 2050.
Aside from doing rapid accurate assessment and treatment from a wide variety of illnesses of injury situations, ranging from a sore throat to a heart attack, it is a challenge to me to make a culturally congruent care plan for my clients. R-eligious, world view, language, kinship, political, educational, economic, technological, ethnohistorical, and environmental context of a culture influences cultural care values, beliefs and practices. Nursing and anthropology: Two worlds to blend. It was the first attempt in the nursing profession to highlight the need for culturally competent nurses. During their nursing consultation with us in the nursing office, I have learned to respect heir beliefs and somehow just need to devise some ways to guide them in using in using the right medical care because we know that some herbal medicines combined with modern drugs can result to some serious health conditions when drug interactions occur. In addition, the Internet and national library catalogs should be searched for non-journal resources. Malaysian is multi religious and multicultural country.
Based on the indexing, selective indexing coverage, and the broad scope of the field, multiple bibliographic database searching is essential. Developing cultural competency requires first and foremost having the interest to become competent culturally, and secondly taking the necessary steps to attain it. It is then necessary for nurses to try to create and implement new health patterns for these patients. Understanding and respecting other cultural ways of using touch helps nurses maintain cultural competency. Wehbe-Alamah Chapter 3 The Theory of Culture CareDiversity and Universality MarilynR. As this study demonstrates, the core journal literature amply reflects the literature of medicine, education, psychology, public health, and population studies.
It gives me light on how to approach patients and nurses as well of different nationalities. Interview with a quality leader: Madeleine Leininger on transcultural nursing and culturally competent care. The upper half of the circle depicts components of the social structure and worldview factors that influence care and health through language, ethno history, and environmental context. The theory was initiated from clinical experiences recognizing that culture, a wholistic concept, was the missing link in nursing knowledge and practice. I have students from all walks of life, from different parts of the country. Neither zone alone would adequately do this.
In direct contrast, Hispanics, Asians, and Middle Easterners feel very comfortable in close proximity to others Andrews, 2003. She discovered that there was insufficient understanding of cultural factors among her staff. The two halves together for a full sun, which represents the universe that nurses must consider to appreciate human care and health. Furthermore, nurses must continue to learn from and educate each other in order to keep the profession progressive and qualitative. In recognition of her leadership, Leininger was honored as a Living Legend of the American Academy of Nursing in 1998. You are allowed to copy, distribute, display, perform, and modify the work, without permission from the author, copyright holder, heirs or assigns.
The curriculum in transcultural nursing should also teach the knowledge and skills needed to provide culturally competent nursing care. An overview of the essential features is discussed to show how the theory was developed and how it has evolved during the past three decades. The last factor is assessment. Background: Cultural competence care is the ability for a nurse to understand the fundamental difference between cultures Maier-Lorentz, 2008 , works with people of different cultures and most importantly care for them with respect. This mode requires the use of both generic and professional knowledge and ways to fit such diverse ideas into nursing care actions and goals. All cultures have generic or folk health care practices, that professional practices vary across cultures, and that in any culture there will be cultural similarities and differences between the care-receivers generic and the professional care-givers. These nurses often treat patients who are migrants, immigrants, or refugees.
But not until I read Leininger's work on Transcultural Nursing. The Journal of Multicultural Nursing and Health: Official Journal of the Center for the Study of Multiculturalism and Health Care, also began in 1994 under the title Journal of Multicultural Nursing. This study focuses on the literature of transcultural nursing. Cross-Cultural Communication Cross-cultural communication includes certain factors that must be considered when nurses interact with patients and their family members from cultural backgrounds that differ from their own Andrews, 2003. Cultural congruent nursing care is defined as those cognitively based assistive, supportive, facilitative, or enabling acts or decisions that are tailor-made to fit with individual, group, or institutional cultural values, beliefs, and lifeways in order to provide or support meaningful, beneficial, and satisfying health care, or well-being services. The three source journals chosen are peer reviewed. A nurse from mainstream American culture might be assertive when caring for other mainstream American clients, but might be less assertive when caring for Korean, Chinese, and Japanese clients who value less assertive behaviors.