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Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care

Inquiry, Action, and Innovation

Marianne R. Jeffreys


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Based on proven research, this book is a unique book for those working in academic settings, health care institutions, employee education, and nursing and health care organizations and associations. Updated with new evidence-based strategies, interactive book features, and expanded ready-toapply strategies and exemplars, this new edition offers a systematic, comprehensive approach for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence education strategies and programs.

New and expanded chapters address curriculum, train-the-trainer programs, and continuing education; traditional classroom, hybrid, and online courses;clinical settings, immersion experiences, service learning, simulation, and nursing skills labs; professional networking; and multicultural workplace harmony and cultural safety. Included are educational activities for academic, health care agency, and professional association settings. Real-life scenarios, integrated reflection boxes, easy-to-apply action steps, educator- in-action vignettes, research exhibit boxes, toolkit resource boxes, an accompanying digital toolkit, references, and discussion questions help readers to fully integrate the book's content. An appendix lists over 50 studies from around the world utilizing the Cultural Competence and Confidence (CCC) model and its corresponding questionnaires (contained in the toolkit). The text provides valuable information and resources to assist academic programs and health care institutions meet accreditation requirements and for institutions trying to obtain Magnet status.


  • Updated and revised model to guide cultural competence education
  • Reorganized to address cultural competence in a variety of environments
  • Expanded ready-to-apply strategies and exemplars
  • A wealth of updated and revised information and research
  • New and expanded chapters on curriculum and varied learning modalities
  • New information on clinical settings, immersion experiences, service learning, simulation, nursing skills labs, and hybrid and online education
  • Real-life scenarios, reflection boxes, easy-to-apply action steps, toolkit resource boxes, and discussion questions


Doctoral students, instructors, institutions, and others who want to take it a step further can purchase the Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit permission license. Purchase of a toolkit license allows the user to utilize any of the 23 toolkit items in a research study and/or an educational programfor the specified time period. The toolkit includes psychometrically validated questionnaires and other tools essential for the measurement and evaluationof cultural competence and the effectiveness of educational strategies.

Springer Publishing Company, 9780826119964, 618pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2015