Strategies for developing cultural competency in an RN-BSN program.

  title={Strategies for developing cultural competency in an RN-BSN program.},
  author={Jane Eshleman and Ruth Elaine Davidhizar},
  journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society},
  volume={17 2},
It is crucial for nurses to acquire skills and a knowledge base to care for increasingly diverse cultural populations. Many nurses returning to school did not receive theoretical information relative to culture. This article describes some of the teaching strategies utilized in the RN-BSN program at Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana. This "how we did it" discussion is presented to provide ideas for teaching strategies that may be used to promote attainment of a program outcome related to… CONTINUE READING