Diversity Module 2: Discussion
For this discussion, first, read chapters 3, 5, and 6 in your textbook, Transcultural Concepts in , Cultural Competence in Nursing and Cultural Competence or Cultural Humility? Moving Beyond the Debate.
Then, address the following questions:
1. In your own words, define cultural . 2. In your own words, define cultural humility. 3. Do you feel culturally competent or culturally humble when taking care of your patients or dealing with families or communities? Why? 4. Choose an example of a time you had to overcome a cultural barrier in your nursing practice. What was the issue? What did you do to overcome the issue?
Your initial post must be posted before you can view and respond to colleagues, must contain minimum of two (2) references, in addition to examples from your personal experiences to augment the topic. The goal is to make your post interesting and engaging so others will want to read/respond to it. Synthesize and summarize from your resources in order to avoid the use of direct quotes, which can often be dry and boring. No direct quotes are allowed in the discussion board posts.
Post a thoughtful response to at least two (2) other colleagues’ initial postings. Responses to colleagues should be supportive and helpful (examples of an acceptable comment are: “This is interesting – in my practice, we treated or resolved (diagnosis or issue) with (x, y, z meds, theory, ) and according to the literature…” and add supportive reference. Avoid comments such as “I agree” or “good comment.”
· Initial Post: Fri, April 1 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US.
· Response Post: Sun, April 3 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US – (the cannot be done on the same day as the initial post).
· Initial Post: Minimum of two (2) total references: one (1) from required course materials and one (1) from peer-reviewed references.
· Response posts: Minimum of one (1) total reference: one (1) from peer-reviewed or course materials reference per response.
· Initial Post: Minimum 200 words excluding references (approximately one (1) page)
· Response posts: Minimum 100 words excluding references.
Note: Since it is difficult to edit the APA reference in the you can copy and paste APA references from your Word document to the Blackboard discussion area. Points will not be deducted because of format changes in spacing.
To be successful, complete the following steps in order:
STEP 1. Review the instructional materials and finish learning activities for this module.
STEP 2. to download the rubric.
STEP 3. Create a new Word document, type your initial post.
STEP 4. Copy the initial post from the Word document.
STEP 5. Click on the “Click to Launch” link OR on the “DISCUSSIONS” tab located on the left-hand side of your screen in Blackboard.
STEP 6. Post in the discussion forum titled “M2 A3 DB: “CULTURAL COMPETENCY VS. CULTURAL HUMILITY”
Got questions? Please post them to the ‘QUESTION & ANSWER FORUM’ in Blackboard.