Cultural Competence Among Community Health Nurses

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Cultural competent care means being able to care within the patients ' cultural beliefs proudly. A community health nurse needs to obtain knowledge, skills continually, and assess themselves. Nurses develop cultural competence in different ways by experiences with patients from cultures, respect for cultural differences. The community health nurses should evaluate each patients’ cultural beliefs, values, meanings, and behaviors of people while taking history, life experiences, social and physical environments. The community health care nurses must put efforts to provide care to the diverse population. The federal government, professional organizations, accrediting bodies, and the private healthcare industry now placed greater attention on cultural
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