Response 150 -200 words and 2 peer questions needed. Applying Nursing Theory Discussion
- Select one of the following scenarios related to a specific nursing. Think about what you would do in the scenario presented and post your ideas.
- Post two discussion questions based on the readings along with your answers.
Discuss the usefulness of the Culture Care: Diversity and Universality Theory in the 21st Century to discover nursing knowledge and to provide culturally congruent care. Take into consideration the current trends of consumers of healthcare, cultural diversity factors, and changes in medical and nursing school curricula. Listed below are some examples of trends and changes you may want to consider in your discussion:
- The importance of transcultural nursing knowledge in an increasingly diverse world
- An increase of lay support groups to provide information and sharing of experiences and support for patients and/or families experiencing chronic, terminal, or life-threatening illnesses or treatment modalities from diverse and similar (common) cultures.
- Use of cultural values, beliefs, health practices, and research knowledge in undergraduate, alternative medicine, herbs, vitamins, minerals, and other over-the-counter medications, which demand a transcultural knowledge base.