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Journal of Multicultural Nursing & Health

Fostering nursing students’ cultural sensitivity to diverse community health clients

Fostering nursing students’ cultural sensitivity to diverse community health clients Byerly, Ann Objective: To analyze changes in nursing students’ sensitivity to diverse community health clients. Methods: Senior nursing students in a Community Health Nursing course were required to complete a reflective journal, self-performance evaluation, community agency evaluation, and essay questions on exams. These documents were […]

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Theoretical Framework of Cultural Competence, The

Theoretical Framework of Cultural Competence, The Jirwe, Maria OBJECTIVES: Several published theoretical frameworks of cultural competence have been developed in North America, Europe and Oceania. The extent to which these frameworks share common characteristics is unknown. This study analyses the core components found in the descriptions of the most frequently cited theoretical frameworks of cultural […]

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Ethnicity and HIV : Prevention and care in Europe and the USA

Ethnicity and HIV : Prevention and care in Europe and the USA Fauchald, Sally K Ethnicity and HIV : Prevention and care in Europe and the USA Edited by Jo T. Erwin, Dawn K. Smith, Barry S. Peters Figure 1. Ethnicity and HIV: Prevention and care in Europe and the USA book cover. ISBN 1-901769-10-0, […]

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“Hey, throw me somethin’ mister”

“Hey, throw me somethin’ mister” Byerly, Ann Two hundred years ago, New Orleans was sold to President Thomas Jefferson as the jewel of the Louisiana purchase. Suddenly the Americans are the ruling society; the French merchants and planters continue in the “old ways.” Immigrants and history continue to blend into everyday life that makes New […]

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A potential model of factors influencing alcoholism in American Indians

A potential model of factors influencing alcoholism in American Indians Krause, Traci M Objectives and Methods: The impetus for this article was the need to compile information on American Indians and alcoholism. The objective of this paper was to conduct a review of the literature and examine which variables influence alcoholism in this population according […]

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Partners in health: Changing cancer screening disparity among underserved African American Women

Partners in health: Changing cancer screening disparity among underserved African American Women Giarratano, Gloria Partners in Health: The Breast and Cervical Health Cooperative is a New Orleans based community health intervention program designed to increase access of underserved, African American women to life-saving early detection screening for breast and cervical cancer. Key to the program’s […]

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A new approach for nursing education in Egypt

Problem based learning: A new approach for nursing education in Egypt Habib, Farida The effectiveness of a community oriented problem-based learning (COPBL) approach was compared to traditional lecture based teaching in a baccalaureate level university nursing program in lower Egypt. A quasi-experimental non-concurrent group design was conducted on a sample of third year nursing students […]

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STI/HIV STRUCTURAL AND SOCIO STRUCTURAL BARRIERS AMONG BLACK WOMEN RESIDING: In the Rural Southwest

STI/HIV STRUCTURAL AND SOCIO STRUCTURAL BARRIERS AMONG BLACK WOMEN RESIDING: In the Rural Southwest Brown, Emma E J OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to explore factors associated with southern rural black women’ STI/HIV-related behaviors and their participation in prevention services. METHODS: This qualitative-descriptive study was conducted with 27 black women from two ruralNorth […]

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African American male’s health crisis: A call for action

African American male’s health crisis: A call for action Plowden, Keith O A serious health crisis exists in the African American male population. African American men are disproportionately affected by most chronic illnesses and dying at an earlier age when compared to other ethnic groups. Health beliefs, life style practices, and barriers to accessing health […]

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Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America Russell, Angela C Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America By Barbara Ehrenreich Metropolitan/Owl Books New York, New York, 240 pages. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America is a personal account of what it is like to live as a minimum […]