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Cultural competencies for nurses : impact on health and illness

Author: Linda Dayer-Berenson
Publisher: Burlington, Mass. : Jones & Bartlett Learning, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Offers key information regarding health beliefs and the impact of culture on health and illness. This new edition contains an overview of the predominant cultural competency nursing theories, impact of diversity on health disparities, information on the health beliefs of several minority groups, and case studies to enhance student learning. This text is an excellent resource for courses that emphasize health  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Dayer-Berenson
ISBN: 9781449688073 1449688071 9781449687656 1449687652
OCLC Number: 808076658
Description: xxiv, 416 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Birth of transcultural nursing theories to current theories and conceptual models for cultural diversity --
Culture --
Global diversity --
Organization for healthcare delivery in the 21st century --
Black Americans --
Hispanics/Latinos --
Asians/Pacific Islanders --
Native Americans --
Whites (non-Hispanic) --
Muslims and Hindus.
Responsibility: Linda Dayer-Berenson.

Abstract:

"Offers key information regarding health beliefs and the impact of culture on health and illness. This new edition contains an overview of the predominant cultural competency nursing theories, impact of diversity on health disparities, information on the health beliefs of several minority groups, and case studies to enhance student learning. This text is an excellent resource for courses that emphasize health promotion and disease prevention."--
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