Topic 2: Culturally Competent Care
A broad range of cultures exists in the world today. Nursing professionals often interact with people from cultural backgrounds that differ from their own.
- Share an experience where you cared for a patient in the healthcare setting who was from a culture different from your own. How did you accommodate this patient’s needs? How would you apply the Purnell Model to future cultural encounters?
- Which one of the twelve domains of culture from the Purnell Model do you feel is most important? Why?
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