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Understanding the Need: Cultural Awareness in Healthcare— Introduction (01:31)


An Albanian Muslim woman presents with abdominal pain. This segment orients viewers to the topic of cultural awareness in the healthcare setting and reviews the three part series.

Understanding the Need (05:41)

Joint Commission standards require healthcare professionals to respect and address cultural and linguistic diversity. Hear population and language statistics in the U.S. Ethnocentrism can affect healthcare decisions; see an example.

Cultural Awareness Studies (03:48)

Social scientists examined the dynamics of physical/patient relationships as an interaction of cultures: Dr. Arthur Kleinman, Dr. Madeleine Leininger, E.A. Berlin, and W.C. Fowkes; see the implementation of the LEARN model.

Cultural Awareness Studies: Cross and Culhane-Pera (02:16)

Researcher Terry Cross focused on cultural awareness as a developmental process— a continuum with six stages. Dr. Kathleen Culhane-Pera identified five levels of cultural awareness.

Cultural Awareness Studies: Campinha-Bacote (02:14)

Transcultural nursing expert Josepha Campinha-Bacote identified five interdependent attributes of cultural awareness. A number of agencies in the U.S. have systematic ways of managing cultural differences and building cultural awareness into healthcare.

Credits: Understanding the Need: Cultural Awareness in Healthcare (00:49)

Credits: Understanding the Need: Cultural Awareness in Healthcare

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Understanding the Need: Cultural Awareness in Healthcare

Part of the Series : Cultural Awareness in Healthcare
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Looking at the demographics of the United States, this video considers how the nursing population differs from the general population. It defines what culturally competent care is, lists the guidelines indicated by the acronym LEARN, and compares the three cultural continuums developed by Terry Cross, Kathleen Culhane-Pera, and Josepha Campinha-Bacote.

Length: 17 minutes

Item#: BVL120739

ISBN: 978-1-63521-765-0

Copyright date: ©2014

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