Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care, Second Edition

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Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care, Second Edition

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Author: Marianne Jeffreys EdD, RN

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"This book will help educators understand the multidemensional process of cultural competence, and the vignettes it provides will be useful to anyone who teaches cultural competence."--Nursing Education Perspectives

In our multicultural society, nurses and health care providers, educators and administrators, professional association leaders, and researchers must work toward achieving cultural competency. This new edition, along with the digital Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit, offers a unique and effective guide to do just that.

Newly updated and revised, this book presents ready-to-use materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence strategies and programs. Users will learn to identify the needs of diverse constituents, evaluate outcomes, prevent multicultural-related workplace conflict, and much more. Complete with vignettes, case exemplars, illustrations, and assessment tools, this book is required reading for those working in academic settings, health care institutions, employee education, and nursing and health care organizations and associations.

Key Features:

  • Offers a wide selection of educational activities and techniques for diverse learners

  • Presents guidelines for helping educators, students, and professionals to maximize strengths, minimize weaknesses, and facilitate success

  • Describes toolkit questionnaires for measuring and evaluating cultural learning and performance

  • Provides guidelines for employee orientation programs to achieve cultural competence in the workplace

The Digital Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit:

The Toolkit consists of three sets of tools and a total of 21 distinct tools. The three sets of tools are: Resources for Academic Settings; Resources for Health Care Institutions; and Resources for Professional Associations. Taken together, the tools provide a comprehensive set of materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence education strategies and programs. These tools may be used alone or in conjunction with other tools and will be of use to a broad range of readers at all levels: nurses, educators, administrators, association leaders, managers, researchers, students, and other health care providers. The tools and this book will enable you to achieve optimal cultural competence.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date June 21, 2010
  • Page Count 424
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826117878
  • EISBN 9780826117885

About The Author(s) 

Marianne Jeffreys

Marianne R. Jeffreys, EdD, RN, is a professor of nursing at The City University of New York College of Staten Island. She received a BS in nursing from the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh, an MA and MEd in nursing education/professorial role from Teachers College, Columbia University, and an EdD in nursing education/nurse executive from Teachers College, Columbia University. As award recipient, Dr. Jeffreys received the AJN Book of the Year for the first edition of Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care and, in 2003, the Leininger Award for Excellence in Transcultural Nursing (Transcultural Nursing Society). She is also the author of Nursing Student Retention: Understanding the Process and Making a Difference (Springer, 2004) and 30 papers in professional journals. Her career includes a 20-year tenure teaching in ADN, RN-BSN, MSN and DNS programs, with consultations on all types of degree programs nationwide, and as an RN in various clinical settings for 9 years. She designed and teaches the "Advanced Certificate Program in Cultural Competence," at CUNY, Staten Island.

Online Supplements 

The Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit, which is designed for use in conjunction with Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care, Second Edition, contains a comprehensive set of hands-on, user-friendly resources for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence education strategies and programs.

To download a sample of The Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit and see a list of prices, please click the link below:

Table of Contents 

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments

PART I. Getting Started

1. Overview of Key Issues and Concerns
2. Dynamics of Diversity: Becoming Better Health Care Providers through Cultural Competence
3. A Model to Guide Cultural Competence Education

PART II. Tools for Assessment and Evaluation

4. Transcultural Self-Efficacy Tool (TSET), Cultural Competence Clinical Evaluation Tool (CCCET), and Clinical Setting Assessment Tool-Diversity and Disparity (CSAT-DD)
5. A Guide for Interpreting Learners' Transcultural Self-Efficacy Perceptions, Identifying At-Risk Individuals, and Avoiding Pitfalls

PART III. Educational Activities for Easy Application

6. Academic Settings: General Overview, Inquiry, Action, and Innovation
7. Case Exemplar: Linking Strategies-Spotlight on the Cultural Discovery Integrated Approach
8. Case Exemplar: Linking Strategies-Spotlight on the Innovative Field Trip Experience
9. Faculty Advisement and Helpfulness: A Culturally Congruent Approach
10. Health Care Institutions: Inquiry, Action, and Innovation
11. Case Exemplar: Linking Strategies-Spotlight on Employee Orientation Programs to Enhance Cultural Competence
12. Case Exemplar: Linking Strategies-Spotlight on Employee Inservice Education to Enhance Cultural Competence
13. Professional Associations
14. New Priorities: Challenges and Future Directions

References
Index

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