What are some key components of Transcultural Teaching?
1. Obtain teaching materials, pamphlets, and instructions in languages used by client 2. Use visual aids, such as pictures, charts, or diagrams to communicate meaning 3. Use concrete rather than abstract words 4. Allow time for questions 5. Avoid medical terminology or health care language 6. If understanding another's pronunciation is a problem, validate information in writing 7. Use humor cautiously 8. Do not use slang or colloquialisms (word or phrase that is not formal or lierary, typically used in familiar conversations) 9. Do not assume that a client who nods, uses eye contact, or smiles is understanding what is being taught 10. Invite and encourage questions during teaching 11. When explaining procedures or functioning related to personal areas of the body, consider having a nurse of the same gender do the teaching 12. Include family in planning and teaching 13. Consider the client's time orientation 14. Identify cultural health practices and beliefs