Cultural competence among staff nurses who participated in a family-centered geriatric care program

Ali Salman, Donna McCabe, Tara Easter, Barbara Callahan, Deborah Goldstein, Thomas D. Smith, Maureen T. White, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick

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Abstract

The purpose of this training program was to prepare nursing staff in family-centered geriatric care that emphasizes providing culturally competent care to hospitalized elders at two major tertiary hospitals in New York. This research report corresponds to the first phase of a 3-year project. In this research project, a descriptive exploratory design was used to identify the levels of cultural awareness and cultural competence of nursing staff who participated in a family-centered geriatric care training program.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)103-113
Number of pages11
JournalJournal for Nurses in Staff Development
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management
  • Education
  • Fundamentals and skills
  • Review and Exam Preparation

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