Developing cultural competence in palliative care

McGee, P. and Johnson, M.Rd. (2014) Developing cultural competence in palliative care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 19 (2). pp. 91-93. ISSN 14624753 (ISSN)

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Increasing ethnic or cultural diversity in the population served by health-care services requires improved competence and updated provision. Both individual staff and institutions need to reflect on and prepare to meet new challenges. Three key elements - reflective self-awareness, knowledge of others, and skills in managing difference - must be developed. Recognition of diversity and a database of appropriate information are essential for both workers and management of organisations. Above all, some preparedness for continual change and learning is essential. This article provides some suggestions and examples to assist with this. © 2014 MA Healthcare Ltd.

Item Type: Article
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February 2014Published
Uncontrolled Keywords: End of life, Equality and diversity, Ethnicity, Health-care management, Multicultural, awareness, cultural competence, health personnel attitude, human, palliative therapy, professional competence, review, Attitude of Health Personnel, Awareness, Cultural Competency, Humans, Palliative Care, Professional Competence
Subjects: CAH02 - subjects allied to medicine > CAH02-04 - nursing and midwifery > CAH02-04-01 - nursing (non-specific)
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Yasser Nawaz
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2017 12:04
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 11:26

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