Improving the cultural competence of nursing students: results of integrating cultural content in the curriculum and an international immersion experience.

@article{Caffrey2005ImprovingTC,
  title={Improving the cultural competence of nursing students: results of integrating cultural content in the curriculum and an international immersion experience.},
  author={Rosalie A Caffrey and Wendy Neander and Donna Markle and Barbara L. Stewart},
  journal={The Journal of nursing education},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={234-40}
}
The purposes of this study were to evaluate the effect of integrating cultural content (ICC) in an undergraduate nursing curriculum on students' self-perceived cultural competence, and to determine whether a 5-week clinical immersion in international nursing (ICC Plus) had any additional effect on students' self-perceived cultural competence. Cultural competence was measured using a 28-item scale regarding students' self-perceived knowledge, self-awareness, and comfort with skills of cultural… CONTINUE READING