Looking at the demographics of the United States, this video considers how the nursing population differs from the general population. It defines what culturally competent care is, lists the guidelines indicated by the acronym LEARN, and compares the three cultural continuums developed by Terry Cross, Kathleen Culhane-Pera, and Josepha Campinha-Bacote.
This video considers aspects of human activity that differ based on culture. It examines three themes addressed in the CLAS standards, describes CLAS recommendations and mandates, and suggests ways in which healthcare facilities can implement cultural awareness practices.
Emphasizing the role of common sense in culturally aware practice, this video describes how language differences can impact healthcare, explains why it is a bad idea to use a patient’s friends or family as translators, and delineates appropriate sources of cultural information.