For this discussion, first, review chapters 1, 2, and 4 in your textbook, Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care as well as Lynn Rew article.
Rew, L. (2014). The influence of culture on nursing practice and research. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 19(1), 1-2
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Then, address the following questions:
- In your own words, in one short paragraph each, define each of the following and give an example from your practice (not a list!):
- Cultural baggage
- Cultural imposition
- Cultural congruence
- Define cultural self-assessment and explain why it is important.
- Then, describe the five steps in the process for delivering culturally congruent nursing care.
Your initial post must be posted before you can view and respond to colleagues, must contain minimum of two (2) references, in addition to examples from your personal experiences to augment the topic. The goal is to make your post interesting and engaging so others will want to read/respond to it. Synthesize and summarize from your resources in order to avoid the use of direct quotes, which can often be dry and boring. No direct quotes are allowed in the discussion board posts.
- Initial Post: Minimum of two (2) total references: one (1) from required course materials and one (1) from peer-reviewed references.
- Initial Post: Minimum 200 words excluding references (approximately one (1) page)