9. The Role of Cultural Competence in Prescribing Medications

  1. Marie Annette Brown PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAAN and
  2. Louise Kaplan PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
  1. Mary Sobralske,
  2. Louise Kaplan and
  3. Marie Annette Brown

Published Online: 15 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118696965.ch9

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber

How to Cite

Brown, M. A. and Kaplan, L. (2012) The Role of Cultural Competence in Prescribing Medications, in The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118696965.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2013
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813805245

Online ISBN: 9781118696965

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Keywords:

  • Allopathic health care;
  • American anthropological association (AAA);
  • Cardiovascular disease (CVD);
  • Curanderos;
  • Diabetes;
  • English language speakers;
  • Limited English proficiency;
  • Low-density lipoprotein (LDL);
  • Penicillin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Biological Variation

  • Perceived Discrimination

  • Immigration, Acculturation, and Assimilation

  • Religious Beliefs and Medication

  • Families and Prescribing

  • Communication and Prescribing

  • Culture and the Dynamics of Prescription Medications

  • Strategies for Prescribing in a Culturally Competent Manner

  • Summary