Cultural Competency Model Paper

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Cultural Competency Models The nursing profession is one that requires interaction with people of various backgrounds ethnically, economically and socially. Therefore, it is importance to developing cultural competence to maintain a certain level of dignity and fairness while providing healthcare. Various models have been advanced to guide the graduate nurse in achieving cultural competence. First, is the Sunrise model advanced by Madeleine Leininger, it is based on an anthropologic assessment of human care among various cultures.Consequently, it allows the graduates to assess human behavior and use this assessment t guide in the evaluation and implementation of care. Second, is Purnell’s model helps the nursing team to achieve cultural competence by allowing a learning curve in practice where the team uses the elements of the model to determine the needs of each patient. Thus, optimizing transcultural care. Third, is the Campinha-Bacote model, in this model graduate nurses advance the principles of cultural competence by guiding practice and policy based on the four components proposed in the model: cultural encounters, the desire to be culturally competent, cultural awareness, cultural skill and lastly, cultural knowledge. Interprofessional Collaboration in Practice The aim of interprofessional collaboration is the delivery of the…show more content…
Interdisciplinary teams are created to integrate the needs and cultural preferences of the patient while still integrating empirically bases evidence and clinical expertise.The graduate nurse can advocate for the patient, provide coordination for the team across different scopes of care and facilitate access to wholesome care. Consequently, the individual roles of each member of the team promote health and improves patient health care

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