Medical-Surgical Nursing

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  1. Culture
    The knowledge, belief, art, morals, laws, customs, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by humans as members of society
  2. Culturally Competent Nursing Care
    Effective, individualized care that demonstrates respect for the dignity, personal rights, preferences, beliefs, and practices of the person receiving care, while acknowledging the biases of the caregiver and preventing these biases from interfering with the care provider
  3. Cultural Nursing Assessment
    A systematic appraisal or examination of individuals, families, groups, and communities in terms of their cultural beliefs, values, and practices
  4. Minority
    Group of people whose physical or cultural characteristics differ from the minority of people in a society
  5. Subculture
    Relatively large groups of people who share characteristics that identify them as a distinct entity
  6. Transcultural Nursing
    Nursing care to clients and families across cultural variations
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Medical-Surgical Nursing
Perspectives in Transcultural Nursing
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