A Model for Delivering Culture-Relevant Care in the Community

Authors

  • Henrietta Bernal R.N., Ph.D.

    1. Henrietta Bernal, R.N., Ph.D. is associate professor, University of Connecticut School of Nursing, 231 Glenbrook Road, Storrs, CT06269.
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Abstract

Abstract The increase in cultural diversity of the urban populations of the United States is presenting a challenge for the delivery of culturally relevant care by community health care nurses. We developed a model for delivering such care built on key theoretical concepts derived from community health nursing, transcultural nursing, self-efficacy, and social support theories.

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