Culture care theory: a framework for expanding awareness of diversity and racism in nursing education.

@article{Lancellotti2008CultureCT,
  title={Culture care theory: a framework for expanding awareness of diversity and racism in nursing education.},
  author={Katherine Lancellotti},
  journal={Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={179-83}
}
As American society becomes increasingly diverse, and the nursing profession does not, there has been a focus on promoting both cultural competence and diversity within the profession. Although culture and diversity are widely discussed in nursing education, the issue of racism may be avoided or suppressed. Institutionalized racism within nursing education must be acknowledged and discussed before nursing education may be transformed. Madeleine Leininger's Culture Care Theory is an established… CONTINUE READING