A Concept Analysis of Cultural Sensitivity

  title={A Concept Analysis of Cultural Sensitivity},
  author={Cynthia L. Foronda},
  journal={Journal of Transcultural Nursing},
  pages={207 - 212}
Cultural sensitivity is used ubiquitously, yet different meanings are constructed. An improved understanding of the term as described within health care and in general would enhance nurses' understanding and communication with professionals and clients. To uncover the current meaning of cultural sensitivity, a concept analysis was performed. Findings included the attributes of knowledge, consideration, understanding, respect, and tailoring. Necessary antecedents were diversity, awareness, and… 

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