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Diversity and Cultural Awareness in Nursing Practice

Diversity and Cultural Awareness in Nursing Practice

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February 2020 | 200 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. Ensuring that you are able to communicate effectively with people from across the social spectrum and tailor your nursing practice to the needs of the individual is not simple but this book will provide you with the knowledge, awareness and skills to do it. Key theory will be carefully explained and then applied to the UK nursing context leaving you better prepared to thrive on your practice placements and in your nursing career.

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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