Review For Enhancing Cultural Competency

1559 Words Mar 23rd, 2015 7 Pages
ANALYSIS OF REVIEW FOR ENHANCING CULTURAL COMPETENCY IN NEW NURSING GRADUATES Cultural competency is an indispensable in nursing practice so that nurses can deliver optimal care for patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. Therefore, insufficient knowledge and skills of cultural competency have continued to increase racial and ethnic inequalities in health care service for minority groups (Dunagan et al. 2013; Long, 2012). As nurses interact with clients they provide nursing care, education and advocacy at any point in need. Cultural awareness remains the basis for nurses to develop interest and continue to advance in knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent care (Calvillo, 2009). To complete the critical analysis of the integrative review on cultural competency; the part A of the review presented an overview of cultural competency. The paper presented the research problems, concept, target population, and health concerns. In addition, the summary of sample frames with details of the search strategy and analysis is illustrated in Appendix I.
The concluding segment of the integrative review will provide the critical analysis to enhance cultural competency in new nursing graduates. The paper will focus on the data reduction, data display and data comparison to the selected studies. In addition, write-up will substantiate new understanding of improving cultural competency in nursing practice. The paper will outline the implications to nursing practice,…
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