For this assignment, consult the “Professional Communication Cultural Sensitivity Guide.”
Write a paper of 1,000-1,250 words on a specific cultural group. Use the following guidelines:
1. Select one article from a nursing journal focused on a cultural group.
2. In the introduction, state your reason for selecting the cultural group.
3. Summarize the key points of the article.
4. Apply the new information to a practice situation that demonstrates cultural sensitivity in communication, reflecting the reading in Chapter 25.
5. Write a conclusion.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Plagiarism is Unacceptable
Title of Paper
This is the introduction. It should include purpose of paper and rationale for selection of specific cultural group. It would be appropriate to cite information from your textbook regarding the importance of cultural competence in nursing.
Summary of Article
Summarize article succinctly. Then focus on the key cultural differences that should be taken into consideration when providing care.
Application to Practice
In this section, be sure to focus on communication (assessing, comforting, teaching) that would demonstrate cultural sensitivity to the cultural group. You may also include other nursing interventions that would demonstrate cultural sensitivity. Cite from chapters in text to provide additional general information applicable to key points.
In the conclusion, address the importance of cultural sensitivity in communication, both generally and with this population. Describe any conclusions you have drawn from the article/text readings related to this paper. Do not introduce new information.
Provide complete information for the references you have cited in your paper.