Title

Cultural Competence

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2016

Abstract

Cultural competence is described in the health care literature as an essential component of contemporary nursing practice, given the increased cultural diversity of patients. It has also been suggested that cultural competence is fundamentally nursing competence.

The defining attributes of cultural competence are cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural knowledge, and cultural skill.

ISBN

9780826126771 (print); 9780826126825 (ebook)

Publication

Nursing concept analysis: Applications to research and practice

Edition

1st

Place of Publication

New York NY

Publisher

Springer

Pages

169-176

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