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Journal of Cultural Diversity

Linda Amankwaa
be provided within the document. One option is the creation of a trustworthiness protocol with details noting the characteristic of rigor, the process used to document the rigor, and then a timeline directing the planned time for conducting trustworthiness activities. After reviewing several documents, an actual plan of conducting trustworthiness as not found. Thus, these authors set out to create a trustworthiness protocol designed not only for the dissertation, but aframework for others who must create similar trustworthiness protocols for their research...
October 2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Amy Watters, Amy Bergstrom, Ryan Sandefer
This paper examines the importance and increasing need for health care practitioners to develop cultural competence in an effort to engage patients in their care to minimize the health disparities that are found in predominately ethnic minority populations. Although Meaningful Use requires data collection related to race and ethnicity, there is no evidence to support that the data is being used to engage patients in a culturally competent way. Lessons learned from the field of education regarding strategies used to develop cultural competence in the teaching profession can be applied in the health care field...
October 2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Michelle Annette Meyer, Lori Peek, N Prabha Unnithan, Rebekah Coskun, Jennifer Tobin-Curley, Katherine Heirot Hoffer
The United States 'population is growing and diversifying rapidly. The nation is also experiencing an increase in the frequency and magnitude of disasters. Yet, most organizations that respond to these disaster events operate with a homogenous volunteer base - largely, white, middle class, and older. To improve program reach and effectiveness, diversifying volunteer pools is increasingly important. This article presents an evaluation of one response organization attempting to diversify its volunteer base geographically, ethnically, and linguistically, to better serve disaster survivors...
October 2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Maria Maite Garrido, Sharon Rose Simon, Larry Purnell, Margaret Scine-Matloc, Sherry Pontious
Many health-care organizations and associations recommend that registered nurses be culturally competent and technologically savvy to compete in today's global society. This article reports both traditional and innovative technology-based teaching strategies that increased cultural competencies in nursing students in a BSNIMSN program for foreign-educated physicians. The Inventory for Assessing the Process of/Cultural Competency among Healthcare Professionals-Revised, was used at the beginning and at the end of the program...
October 2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Anjel Stough-Hunter, Jill Guinan, Julie P Hart
This study examines students' levels of cultural competency before and after taking three different semester-long courses dealing with diversity and cultural competence with each course representing a different teaching methodology. A new 20-item survey, designed for students across disciplines, was used to measure cultural competency among 226 students from the fall of2012 to the spring of2 015. Differences were examined between scores before and after taking each class, as well as differences between classes...
October 2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Barar Charbonneau-Dahlen, Karine Crow
This historical overview is a compilation of information from multiple archival sources; it provides a perspective of the course of events contributing to the present nursing shortage among American Indians. The review begins in the late 1800s by identifying educational assimilation efforts, the role offield nurses and field matrons in introducing Western healthcare to American Indians,followed by examples of American Indian nursing programs and early American Indian nurses and their contributions, and concludes with information about current American Indian nursing programs and recruitment efforts particularly the Recruitment and Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN) program, introduced in the 1990s...
October 2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Christine Salvucci, Carolyn A Lawless
The purpose of this study was to identify perceptions of nursing faculty on the barriers to recruitment, hiring, and retention of minority nursing faculty who are Black/African-American, and Hispanic/Latina (o) in order to understand the current dynamics limiting the representation of these two minority groups in nursing education. The design was a descriptive, comparative design, using an online survey. A multi-stage sampling method selected 667 nursing faculty from 56 colleges, resulting in a final sample size of 103 (15...
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Chiu-Yin Wong, John Indiatsi, Gary K W Wong
The present case study examined English as a second language (ESL) teacher candidates' views on their preparedness on instructing culturally and linguistically diverse students. A survey was administrated to a group of ESL teacher candidates at the end of the training program. Results revealed that although the participants received training in culture and instructional strategies, lacking adequate knowledge in students' diverse cultures and languages was reported as a major challenge. Personality traits and knowing specific strategies are reported as their strengths...
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Jalelah Abdul-Raheem
There is a need for minority faculty in higher education due to the increase in minority high school graduates and higher education enrollees. Faculty members who are tenured have the ability to advocate for cultural equality in their institutions and serve as mentors for students. Minority faculty whose tenured process is hindered by inequality may also be unable to become a proper mentor for minority students. The purpose of this paper is to identify why faculty diversity will lead to increased student success and comfort, minority mentors, minority research, and equity advocacy, and representation from all minority groups...
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Adele Vukic, Audrey Steenbeek, Josephine Muxlow
Increased representation of the Black population in the health care system is central to decrease health disparities, enhance access to services, and improve health outcomes and quality of care. Current strategies for recruitment and retention of the Black population in higher education in the health fields are explored. The added value of mentorship programs are presented as a promising approach for addressing the high rates of attrition of the Black population in health professional education institutions...
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Judy Neubrander, Sharon E Metcalfe
This article will review one school's quest to address the multi-level social, historical, environmental and structural determinants faced by under-represented ethnic minorities (UREM) and disadvantaged background (DB) students as they seek entrance into a nursing program. Nursing Network Careers and Technology (NN-CAT) provides a nursing career network for underrepresented and disadvantaged students in western North Carolina and has increased the number of underrepresented and disadvantaged students who are admitted, retained and graduate with a bachelor's degree in nursing from Western Carolina University...
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Denise K Ferrell, Susan K DeCrane
BACKGROUND: Success of minority students in higher education is an issue of great relevance today, as the changing United States demographic necessitates that programs in higher education afford success across cultural groups. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine thematic concepts of academic success as perceived by current nursing students in 2 entry-level nursing programs, and to propose a theoretical model to maximize the success of minority students...
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Rebecca Dover Wilson, Nadia Elgoghail
BACKGROUND: The transition from a traditional West African diet and lifestyle to a modern diet has a significant impact on health and the risk of chronic disease. OBJECTIVE: To implement a health education program for West African immigrants in the U.S. to address health risks associated with the modern diet. METHODS: A health education program model targeted at West African immigrants in the Bronx was determined based on existing health education programs with educational materials, group education sessions, and targeted individual counseling...
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Tracey Long
One method of gaining knowledge, skills and experience with different cultures for nurses and nursing students is through an international immersion experience with training in language, culture and community nursing. This study is a qualitative and quantitative measurement of the influence of a two-week service learning medical experience on a student-nursing group who traveled abroad to Belize, Central America.
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Melissa K Filippi, David G Perdue, Christina Hester, Angelia Cully, Lance Cully, K Allen Greiner, Christine M Daley
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of cancer morbidity and mortality. Effective prevention and early detection may be achieved through screening, but screening rates are low, especially in American Indian (AI) populations. We wanted to understand perceptions of CRC screening among AI located in the Great Lakes region. Focus groups were recorded and transcribed verbatim (N = 45). Data were analyzed using qualitative text analysis. Themes that deterred CRC screening were low CRC knowledge, fear of the procedure and results, cost and transportation issues, and a lack of quality and competent care...
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Eunjung Kim, Seunghye Hong, Camille Mariko Rockett
This study aimed to explore the perceptions of Korean American parents on effective parenting strategies taught in a standardized U.S. parenting program. Participants in the study were interviewed using semi-structured open-ended questions, and audio taped interview data were transcribed and analyzed using content analysis. Themes that emerged were: effective parenting strategies, impact of learning effective parenting strategies on parents, and learning effective parenting strategies: impact on children. Findings indicated that Korean American parents felt the program was based on Western parenting strategies but they were effective...
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Denise K Ferrell, Susan K DeCrane, Nancy Edwards, Karen J Foli, Kathleen F Tennant
BACKGROUND: Minority providers are more likely to practice in underserved areas with minority populations. Currently the representation of minorities in healthcare professions is less than that of the United States population. More research is needed to examine specific variables associated with educational success of minority students. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to examine, and increase the understanding of, current factors that influence success among ethnic and minority nursing students...
2016: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Predrag Miskin, Eric Matthews, Lisa A Wallace, Sylvia Fox
The purpose of this study was to determine the levels of perceived cultural self-efficacy of senior students in second-degree pre-licensure nursing programs in the provision of culturally appropriate care to immigrants. The study employed a quantitative, non-experimental design with survey methodology. The convenience sample consisted of 117 senior students enrolled in accelerated bachelor of sciences in nursing and entry levels master of sciences programs. The study used Bernal and Froman's Cultural Self-Efficacy Scale (CSES)...
2015: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Leslie B Glickman, Josephine Olsen, Virginia Rowthorn
BACKGROUND: Cultural competency skills for health and human services providers is important because of the growing diverse populous. Experiential learning through global immersion may promote these skills. METHODS: Using a non-randomized cohort design, there were two groups of unmatched graduate students. One reviewed an online educational module and participated in campus activities and an experience in Malawi; the other reviewed the module only. The students were assessed pre- and post-immersion using a measure of cross-cultural adaptability, a component of cultural competency skills...
2015: Journal of Cultural Diversity
Lorrie C Wong, Malia Ribeiro, Mirella Vasquez-Brooks, Dominic Estrella, Chen-Yen Wang, Richard Arakaki, Jillian Inouye
The objective of the study was to evaluate strategies and barriers to recruiting Asians and Pacific Islanders (API) with type 2 diabetes, into clinical trials. Descriptive statistics and content analysis were utilized to analyze reasons for non-participation. A "talk story" interview method was employed to recruit participants and uncover reasons for non-participation. A total of 1891 potential participants were identified and 340 declined participation. Eighty who declined were randomly selected to provide their reasons for non-participation...
2015: Journal of Cultural Diversity
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