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Cultural Competencies for Nurses Impact on Health and Illness

ISBN-10: 0763756504
ISBN-13: 9780763756505
Edition: 2011 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $83.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 1/7/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 346
Size: 8.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

This text is a resource to help the nurse at all levels navigate through the obstacles that culture can place on the patient experience. It compiles the history and theory behind cultural competency in nursing and offers key information regarding health beliefs and the impact of culture on health and illness. Features include: Chapter objectives Chapter summaries References Key terms Case studies

Acknowledgments
Preface
Birth of Transcultural Nursing to Current Theories and Conceptual Models for Cultural Diversity
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Population Growth
Bicultural/Multicultural
Acculturation
Other Areas of Diversity
Overview of Conceptual Models for Cultural Diversity
Nonnursing Models for Cultural Assessment
Selected Nursing Models for Cultural Assessment
Summary
Culture
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
The Sick Role and the Need for Cultural Sensitivity
Primary and Secondary Characteristics of Culture
Subcultures
Impact of Culture and Ethics
Culture and Mental Health
Race and Ethnicity
Ethnocentrism
Generalizations and Stereotyping
Cultural Mismatch and Cultural Pain
Culture and Its Impact on the Patient Role
Cultural Formulation and Culture-Bound Syndromes
Cultural Differences in Mortality and Morbidity
Impact of Gender
Impact of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
Homophobia and Incidence of Discrimination
The Importance of Acceptance
Summary
Global Diversity
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Cultural Diversity Defined
Cultural Factors Impacting the Clinical Relationship
The Importance of Striving for Understanding
Language Barriers
Proper Use of Interpreters
Cultural Humility
Impact of Diversity
Culturally Discordant Care
Health Disparities
Impact of Diversity on Diagnosis and Treatment
Barriers to Health Care
Ethnopharmacology
Reasons for Health Disparities
Global Healthcare Disparities
Global Diversity-The Role of Nursing
Culture of Poverty
United States
United Kingdom
Australia
Canada
South Africa
Recommendations
Summary
Organization of Healthcare Delivery in the21st Century
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
National Standards: Culturally and linguistically Appropriate Services
Standards of Care: Institute of Medicine
Identified Barriers that Contribute to Healthcare Disparities
Clinical Uncertainty
Biases
Role of Education
Impact on Public Health
Discrimination and Equitable Quality Healthcare Delivery
Ethics
Crossing the Quality Chasm
Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary Teams
Need to Improve Diversity of Nursing and Healthcare Workforce
Impact oh Provision of Primary Care by Nurse Practitioners
Opportunities for Nurses to Attain Cultural Competency Certification
Future Research
Summary
Unit 2
Black Americans
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Historical Background
Statistics
Blacks and the US Healthcare System
Definition of Health and Illness
Traditional Healing Methods
Current Health Problems
Disparities
Mistrust of the Healthcare System
Barriers to Care
Impact of Communication
Impact of Time and Space
Impact of Environment
Impact of Biologic Variations
Impact on Social Organization
Impact on Faith and Spirituality
Summary
Hispanics/Latinos
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Terminology: Latinos or Hispanics?
Background
History of Hispanics in the United States
Mexican Americans
Puerto Ricans
Cuban Americans
Central Americans
Dominican Americans
South Americans
Consequences of Immigration to the United States for Hispanics
Summary
Asians/Pacific Islanders
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Background
Chinese Americans
Korean Americans
Cambodian Americans
Vietnamese Americans
Asian Indian Americans
Japanese Americans
Filipino Americans
Pacific Islander Americans
Summary
Native Americans
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Historical Background
Variables Impacting Degree of Acculturation
Definition of Health and Illness
Specific Nursing Considerations
Traditional Health Beliefs
Impact of Communication
Impact of Time and Space
Impact of Social Organization
Biologic Variations
Impact of Faith and Spirituality
Navajos
Alaska Natives/American Eskimos
Summary
Whites (Non-Hispanic)
Chapter Objectives
Introduction
Historical Background
Settlers of the New World
Mass Migration of the1820s to the 1880s
Projections
Irish Americans
Italian Americans
Appalachians
TheAmish
Roma (Gypsies)
Jewish Americans
Russian Americans
Summary
Glossary of Additional Cultural Terms
Appendix
Background
Principles of Muslim Faith
Muslim Health Beliefs
Important Nursing Implications
Index

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