Developing cultural sensitivity: nursing students' experiences of a study abroad programme.

  title={Developing cultural sensitivity: nursing students' experiences of a study abroad programme.},
  author={Heidi C Ruddock and De Sales Turner},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={59 4},
AIM This paper is a report of a study to explore whether having an international learning experience as part of a nursing education programme promoted cultural sensitivity in nursing students. background: Many countries are becoming culturally diverse, but healthcare systems and nursing education often remain mono-cultural and focused on the norms and needs of the majority culture. To meet the needs of all members of multicultural societies, nurses need to develop cultural sensitivity and… CONTINUE READING

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