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Cultural Competence: A Noble Idea in a Changing World.

Nyatanga, Brian (2008) Cultural Competence: A Noble Idea in a Changing World. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 14 (7). p. 315. ISSN 1357-6321

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As British and other Western societies become more culturally and ethnically diverse, the need for cultural competence has never been greater. This involves all settings, including work, politics, home life and personal interactions, such as social gatherings. The idea of cultural competence has emerged as part of a strategy to increase the understanding of differences between cultures and thereby reduce potential disparities.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: attitude to health, clinical competence, cultural anthropology, cultural competence, editorial, education, ethnology, health personnel attitude, health care services, organisation and management, psychological aspects, social psychology, United Kingdom
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
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: 08 Aug 2018 11:10
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:23

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