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Teaching cultural competence in nursing and health care : inquiry, action, and innovation

Author: Marianne R Jeffreys
Publisher: New York : Springer Pub Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
In our multicultural society, nurses and health care providers, educators and administrators, professional association leaders, and researchers must work toward achieving cultural competence. This new edition, along with the digital Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit, offers a unique and effective guide to do just that.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne R Jeffreys
ISBN: 9780826117878 0826117872 9780826117885 0826117880
OCLC Number: 647351155
Description: xxi, 395 pages : illustrations
Contents: Overview of key issues and concerns --
Dynamics of diversity:becoming better health care providers through cultural competence --
A model to guide cultural competence education --
Transcultural self-efficacy tool (TSET), cultural competence clinical evaluation tool (CCCET), and clinical setting assessment tool-diversity and disparity (CSAT_DD) --
A guide for interpreting learner's transcultural self-efficacy perceptions, identifying at-risk individuals, and avoiding pitfalls --
Academic settings: general overview, inquiry, action, and innovation --
Case exemplar: linking strategies-spotlight on the cultural discovery integrated approach --
Case exemplar: linking strategies-spotlight on the innovative field trip experience --
Faculty advisement and helpfulness:a culturally congruent approach --
Health care institutions:inquiry, action, and innovation --
Case exemplar: linking strategies-spotlight on employee orientation programs to enhance cultural competence --
Professional associations --
New priorities: challenges and future directions.
Responsibility: Marianne R. Jeffreys.

Abstract:

In our multicultural society, nurses and health care providers, educators and administrators, professional association leaders, and researchers must work toward achieving cultural competence. This new edition, along with the digital Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit, offers a unique and effective guide to do just that.

Newly updated and revised, this book presents ready-to-use materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence strategies and programs. Users will learn to identify the needs of diverse constituents, evaluate outcomes, prevent multicultural-related workplace conflict, and much more. Complete with vignettes, case exemplars, illustrations, and assessment tools, this book is required reading for those working in academic settings, health care institutions, employee education, and nursing and health care organizations and associations.

Offering a wealth of hands-on, user-friendly tools, this kit provides specialized resources to measure cultural competence for all levels and settings-both academic and professional. This toolkit incorporates the 7 essential steps toward achieving cultural competence, and contains numerous evaluation and assessment tools, data sheets, and much more! --Book Jacket.

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