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The Pursuit of Cultural Competence: Service Accessibility and Acceptability

Nyatanga, Brian (2011) The Pursuit of Cultural Competence: Service Accessibility and Acceptability. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 17 (5). pp. 212-215. ISSN 1357-6321

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Although cultural competence is a noble idea, the world is changing, and therefore it may soon be less effective in its current format. This is an important realization if different strategies are to be introduced now to ensure that future generations continue to be cared for in a culturally competent manner. Therefore, honesty and openness are needed when debating whether cultural competence is sustainable as a guiding principle to caring at the end of life in the multicultural society of the future.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: cultural competence, palliative care, palliative care nursing, end of life care
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2018 10:05
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:23

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