Culturally Congruent Care in Nursing Practice: A Concept Analysis
|International Journal of Nursing and Health Science|
|© 2022 by SSRG - IJNHS Journal|
|Volume 8 Issue 3|
|Year of Publication : 2022|
|Authors : Abdulkarim O. Agga, Keith Lester Lavin, Ramon B. Aringo Jr.|
How to Cite?
Abdulkarim O. Agga, Keith Lester Lavin, Ramon B. Aringo Jr., "Culturally Congruent Care in Nursing Practice: A Concept Analysis," SSRG International Journal of Nursing and Health Science, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 32-39, 2022. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/24547484/IJNHS-V8I3P106
Culturally congruent care is an application of the nurse's ability to provide care to their patients with the highest consideration for their overall well-being, including culture, beliefs, and religion. It includes the utmost genuine openness and sensitivity towards patients' preferences related to their culture and alike. The primary purpose of this concept analysis is to specifically discuss the concept of providing culturally congruent care in the nursing practice. This study utilized the eight stages of Walker and Avant's approach to concept analysis. The concept was further understood as case studies were presented. During the process, it was found out that the concept has the following defining attributes; (1) Cultural Humility, (2) Intercultural Sensitivity, and (3) Cultural Competence. The consequence of these analyses included the patient, nurses, and the health care organizations. The concept's development may constantly change in the future. Still, the findings supported by the diverse empirical references will empower the nurses with the exact knowledge of what approach to use when confronted with a cultural situation. Lastly, this concept analysis may serve as data that can be utilized to continuously improve current practices in providing culturally congruent care
Culture Care, Cultural Humility, Cultural Competence, Transcultural Nursing.
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