Transcultural Nursing Basic Concepts and Case Studies
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Transcultural Nursing Basic Concepts and Case Studies

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This website was created to share with nurses and other healthcare professionals experiences and thoughts concerning the complexities involved in caring for people from diverse cultural backgrounds. This website provides information about cultural behaviors and the need to understand people's actions from their own cultural perspective in health and illness. The learning resource includes basic concepts and includes case studies for the: 1) Hispanic community; 2) Middle Eastern community; 3)... More
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: October 28, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 06, 2014
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Send email to webmaster@culturediversity.org
Submitter: Gloria Craig
Keywords: Cultural Care, Nursing specialties, Transcultural nursing

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  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
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    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
  • User review 3.8 average rating
  • User Rating: 3.8 user rating
  • Discussion (5 Comments)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Personal Collections (32)
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Primary Audience: College General Ed, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Internet and Browser
Language: English
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Avatar for Ruth Bargainer
1 year ago

Ruth Bargainer (Faculty)

Good overview of transcultural nursing with 6 case studies.

Some inaccuracies noted.

Technical Remarks:

Inconsistent font used in articles.

Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes

Avatar for Dana Botz
4 years ago

Dana Botz (Faculty)

This is an outstanding resource that is easy to use.  All links are current and it is extremely easy to move throughout the materials.  The concepts are current with relevant updates.

Technical Remarks:

There were no technical difficulties.  All links within the site were current and easily navigated.

Time spent reviewing site: 25 minutes
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Avatar for Mercy Popoola
5 years ago

Mercy Popoola (Administrator)

Very good job with the presentation of cultural competence. The first link http://www.sandiego.edu/nursing/theory/ does not work. It should be http://www.sandiego.edu/academics/nursing/theory/ Also the georgtown and some other sites does not work.

Technical Remarks:

The first link http://www.sandiego.edu/nursing/theory/ does not work. It should be http://www.sandiego.edu/academics/nursing/theory/ Also the georgtown and some other sites does not work.
Time spent reviewing site: 1.30hours.

Avatar for Mary Knutson
6 years ago

Mary Knutson (Health Care Professional)

The case studies are well done, and applicable to a wide variety of nursing settings. Used in the classroom by having students in a small clinical group choose a culture, and read one of the case studies underneath it. Each was followed by a brief group discussion.
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Avatar for Katie Farnworth
7 years ago

Katie Farnworth (Student)

Cultural competence is so important in the nursing profession. In order to provide the best care possible it is critical that we understand the cultural customs of those we care for. This website was interesting and informative. I especially liked reading the case studies as it brought to life some of the things we might see in our practice.