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Diversity and Cultural Awareness in Nursing Practice
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Diversity and Cultural Awareness in Nursing Practice

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January 2020 | 216 pages | Learning Matters

As a nurse responsible for providing person-centred care it is vital that you understand how culture and diversity affect patients’ experience of health care. This book provides you with the knowledge, awareness and skills needed to successfully support, communicate and work with, individuals and families from a diverse range of backgrounds, religions, cultures, ethnicities and disabilities as well as from the LGBTQ community. Ensuring that you are able to work effectively as a nurse with people from across the social spectrum and tailor your nursing practice to the needs of the individual. Key theory will be carefully explained and then applied to the UK nursing context, and all content is up to date with the latest NMC standards, leaving you better prepared to thrive on your practice placements and in your nursing career.

 
Introduction
 
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

Clear comprehensive book with case studies that can be used as teaching aids

Ms Vickie Glass
Department of Health & Human Sciences, Essex University
November 1, 2019

This is a much needed excellent resource for students that raises cultural awareness in nursing

Mr Rohit Sagoo
Health & Social Care (Cambridge), Anglia Ruskin University
October 31, 2019

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