With a focus on client-centred care, this book provides an introduction to developing cultural competence in the health care setting. A unique presentation covering both theory and practice, the book begins with a strong foundational model for understanding culture. It then introduces general knowledge on culture which can be provided to a variety of settings, and ends with clinical applications illustrating how to apply knowledge and awareness to a variety of populations. With contributions from twelve leading experts, material is drawn from a wide range of health care settings and has strong practical coverage throughout. Unique approach: looks at populations the way health care workers encounter them, not by ethno-cultural/religious labels Multidisciplinary approach to writing reflects a variety of perspectives and direct front-line experience Discussion is broad and inclusive, integrating different perspectives, but also makes visible the different paradigms used to approach the topic Case studies and questions encourage critical thinking and dialogueSALMA DEBS-IVALL, RN, BScN, MScN, is corporate associate co-ordinator in nursing education at The Ottawa Hospital. She also works as a cultural care consultant, and as a part-time professor at the University of Ottawa in the Faculty ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Healthcare Professional's Guide to Clinical Cultural Competence|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2007|