Date: 2008-12-05. Background Culturally and linguistically diverse patients access healthcare services less than the host populations and are confronted with different barriers such as language barriers, legal restrictions or differences in health beliefs.
In order to reduce these disparities, the promotion of cultural competence in healthcare organizations has been a political goal.
The author reviewed cultural competence models and cultural competence assessment instruments developed and published by nurse researchers since 1982. Nursing cultural competence has generally been understood in a nursing capacity to promote the health and wellness of clients whose cultural backgrounds are different from that of the nurses . The definitions, attributes, antecedents, consequences, and empirical references of cultural competence identified in the present study can be used to evaluate cultural competence in healthcare settings and develop theory-based interventions for cultural competence development. While several theories and corresponding measures of cultural competency have been advanced and tried, much work remains, as many nursing professionals continue to call for greater evidence‐based research and attention to …

View/ Open: thesis.pdf (518.6Kb) Abstract. Many researchers have reported that nursing cultural competencies can ensure that nurses would provide culturally specific information, as well as certain explicit services to clients with different cultural …

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Online Journal of Cultural Competence in Nursing and Healthcare 4: 27-38. Department: Institutionen för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. Fiester A (2012) What “patient-centered care” requires in serious cultural conflict. Cultural competence in nursing. Additionally, because of the breadth and complexity of cultural competence, this review only included studies which explicitly addressed improving cultural competence as an aim of interventions; this possibly excluded studies which implicitly aimed to increase cultural competence. Location: Föreläsningssal 9Q Månen, Alfred Nobels Allé 8, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge. The concept of cultural competency has developed a substantial presence in nursing education and practice since first attracting widespread attention in the 1990s. Both models and instruments were examined in terms of their components, theoretical backgrounds, empirical validation, and psychometric evaluation. Author : Jirwe, Maria. For example, our search did not produce any studies on the recruitment and retention of minority staff as a workforce … This concept analysis provides information, which can be used in nursing practice, education, research, and management. Time: 09.00.