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Here’s a unique approach to understanding the ever-changing dynamics among cultures and to building a transcultural caring relationship between the professional and client. This new model reflects how globalization, mass communication, and technology are affecting cultures in today’s world and how cultures are influencing one another.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803608092
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 12/28/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Conceptual Model and Applications
    1. Transcultural Caring Dynamics in Nursing and Health Care
    2. The Essence of Caring
    3. Transcultural Caring Ethics
    4. Transcultural Context for Transcultural Nursing
    5. Universal Sources
    6. Transcultural Caring Inquiry: Awareness, Understanding, and Choice

  2. Transcultural Caring Experiences
    1. Transcultural Caring Competency in Transculturally Dynamic Communities
    2. The Border and Pueblo: An American Mexican Cultural Experience
    3. A Vibrant African American Community: The 49ers and the Quest for Justice
    4. The Story of a Guatemalan Mayan Farmworker
    5. The Transcultural Social and Health Experience of an Asian Indian Widow
    6. The Cultural, Health Care, and Intermigration Experience of a Filipino Nurse
    7. Transcultural Diversity Within Unity in Jamaica: Out of Many, One People
    8. Cuban American Transcultural Experiences and the Quest for Freedom in the United States
    9. Puerto Rican Transcultural and Health Beliefs in a Western New York Community
    10. The Nurse Manager in a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and the Organizational Complexity of a Hospital Culture
    11. Haitian Family’s Health Experience and the Public School System
    12. Elderly Native American Navajo’s Health Experience in the Nursing Home Culture
    13. The Transcultural Caring Experience of a Haitian Girl and a Nurse Practitioner in an Adolescent Correctional Facility
    14. The Heart of Suffering, Mourning, and Healing in the Jewish Spiritual Culture: A Mother’s Story
    15. The American Chinese Transcultural Maternal-Child and Family Experience in China
    16. Extending Hands: Transcultural Caring in Saudi Arabia
    17. American Nurses and the Native People of Ecuador: The Transcultural Experience of Shamanism
    18. The Culture of Physical, Mental, Spiritual, and Political/Sociocultural Illness: Healing Through Education and Love
    19. The Political-Legal Culture of Multiculturalism and Interculturality: The Story of Canada
    20. Cocreating the Future Culture of Nursing: Transcultural Caring at Home and Around the World, and in Space


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