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Diversity and Cultural Awareness in Nursing Practice

Diversity and Cultural Awareness in Nursing Practice

Second Edition
Edited by:

March 2023 | 216 pages | Learning Matters

Exploring all aspects of nursing practice through the lens of diversity and cultural awareness, this second edition is fully updated with new content the impact of Covid-19, LGBTQIA+ issues and ageism.

Why do you need this book?

  • Each chapter is mapped to the 2018 NMC standards
  • Understanding how a patient’s ethnic, cultural, gender and religious identity affects their experience of healthcare is central to providing person-centred care
  • You will need to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and tailor your nursing practice to their individual needs
  • Case studies illustrate what diversity and cultural awareness means in practice while activities encourage you to reflect on your own practice and experiences
Chapter 1: Diversity, health inequality and nursing
Chapter 2: Diversity and cultural concepts of health
Chapter 3: Diversity, communication and health literacy
Chapter 4: Cultural competency
Chapter 5: Assessing the needs of diverse patients
Chapter 6: Spirituality, death, grief and loss
Chapter 7: Public health: meeting the needs of diverse communities
Chapter 8: Mental distress and cultural diversity

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