Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care.
Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care
Publication Date: 2011
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781608310753


Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care helps nurses strive in different clinical contexts using theory-based research findings and principles. It advances the use of transcultural knowledge in nursing practice and develops cultural competence in the care of individuals and groups. Guiding professionals to practice effectively and appropriately with diverse cultures, the authors have based the content on culturally based practices and transcultural concepts, principles, and research in many areas of nursing.


This edition encourages readers to consider cultural context when providing care. It references historical developments in transcultural nursing and illustrates important concepts, principles, and new research findings to promote and sustain culturally competent care. Incorporated in the text are comparative culture care practices in community and clinical settings using ethical values and research findings based on contextual data. This text offers the knowledge to provide culturally competent and contextually meaningful care for all clients, including individuals, groups, families, communities, and institutions.

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• Text is updated with current references and state-of-the-art evidence-based practice boxes in each chapter.
• Content has been reviewed and updated to capture the nature of the changing health care delivery system.
• Content is focused on application of transcultural nursing to provide culturally competent nursing and health care to improve the care of individuals, families, groups and communities of diverse backgrounds.
• Strengthened pedagogy with each chapter containing learning objectives, evidence-based practice, and case studies based actual clinical or research experiences of the authors.
• New author for chapter on Transcultural Perspectives on Mental Health Nursing, Dr. Joanne Ehrmin—Professor, College of Nursing, University of Toledo—who provides a fresh look at issues and trends in this important nursing specialty.
• New co-author for chapter on Transcultural Perspectives in the Nursing Care of Children: Dr. Barbara Woodring, Dean, Georgia State University.
• Fresh look at Perspectives on International Nursing by Dr. Paula Herberg—Associate Vice President for International Programs, California State University, Fullerton—who spent more than 25 years abroad in nursing and nursing education positions in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and elsewhere in the world. Chapter includes many examples from Middle Eastern cultures as well as other global cultures and subcultures.
• Expanded appendices now include: Transcultural Nursing Assessment Guide for Groups and Communities, and Transcultural Nursing Assessment Guide for Health Care Organizations and Facilities.

Ancillary content includes:
--Test Generator Questions & Answers
--Journal Articles
--Image Bank

Joyceen S. Boyle PhD, RN, MPH, FAAN

Adjunct Professor of Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Adjunct Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Margaret M. Andrews PhD, RN, CTN, FAAN

Director and Professor of Nursing, School of Health Professions and Studies, University of Michigan—Flint, Flint, MI

Edition: 6
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608310753
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 7 x 9
Pages: 480
Pub Date: 2011
Weight: 2.15


Part 1
Chapter 1: Theoretical Foundations of Transcultural Nursing: Margaret M. Andrews and  
                   Joyceen S. Boyle
Chapter 2: Culturally Competent Nursing Care: Margaret M. Andrews
Chapter 3: Cultural Competence in the Health History and Physical Examination:
                   Margaret M. Andrews
Chapter 4: The Influence of Cultural and Health Belief Systems on Health Care
                   Practices: Margaret M. Andrews
Part 2
Chapter 5: Transcultural Perspectives in Childbearing: Jana Lauderdale
Chapter 6: Transcultural Perspectives in the Nursing Care of Children: Barbara
                   C. Woodring and Margaret Andrews
Chapter 7: Transcultural Perspectives in the Nursing Care of Adults: Joyceen S. Boyle
Chapter 8: Transcultural Perspectives in the Nursing Care of Older Adults: Margaret A.
Part 3
Chapter 9: Creating Cultural Competent Organizations: Patti Ludwig-Beymer
Chapter 10: Transcultural Perspectives in Mental Health Nursing: Joanne Ehrmin
Chapter 11: Culture, Family and Community: Joyceen S. Boyle and Martha B. Baird
Chapter12: Cultural Diversity in the Health Care Workforce: Margaret M. Andrews and
                   Patti Lugwig-Beymer
Chapter 13: Religion, Culture and Nursing: Margaret M. Andrews and Patricia A. Hanson
Chapter 14: Cultural Competence in Ethical Decision Making: Dula F. Pacquiao
Chapter 15: Perspectives on International Nursing: Paula Herberg
Appendix A:   Andrews/Boyle Transcultural Nursing Assessment Guide for Individuals and Families: Joyceen S. Boyle and Margaret M. Andrews
Appendix B: Andrews/Boyle Transcultural Nursing Assessment Guide for Groups and Communities: Joyceen S. Boyle and Margaret M. Andrews
Appendix C: Transcultural Nursing Assessment Guide for Health Care Organizations
and Facilities: Joyceen S. Boyle, Margaret M. Andrews and Patti Ludwig-Beymer
Appendix D: Components of a Cultural Assessment: Traditional Indian Healing: Joyceen S. Boyle and Margaret Andrews
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