Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care

  title={Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care},
  author={Margaret M. Andrews and Joyceen S. Boyle},
  journal={Journal of Transcultural Nursing},
  pages={178 - 180}
Margaret M. Andrews and Joyceen S. Boyle, coauthors of Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care, provide a comprehensive framework for providing culturally competent nursing care for individuals, families, groups, communities, and institutions. The book is divided into four parts: Part 1 introduces the theoretical foundations of TCN and cultural competence. Part 2 uses a developmental approach in providing culturally competent care across the life span from infancy to old age. Part 3 examines the… 

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