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Running head: PURNELL MODEL FOR CULTURAL COMPETENCE 1 Purnell Model for Cultural Competence Student’s name Instructor’s name Institution affiliation Course Date
PURNELL MODEL FOR CULTURAL COMPETENCE 2 Purnell Model for Cultural competence The area of healthcare experience is an entire range of individuals from different nations. Each nation and culture has its traditions and customers. Individuals from other nations appear different, speak a different language and behave differently. Comprehending the diverse cultures can allow nurses to successfully provide services. Nurses can react to the healthcare practices, needs and beliefs of different patients. The Purnell model was built to organize and offer a framework for the cultural assessment of nurses. This model involves twelve cultural domains that impact on one another. This study examines an interview with a Latino founded on the Parnell Model for cultural competence. Heritage/ Overview The individual I interviewed is a 27-year-old male. This person has been a resident of the United States for 13 years and goes by the initials H.S. H.S parents arrived in the United States from Guatemala seeking a new beginning of their lives. Based on the interview, H.S wished to refer to as a Latino rather than Hispanic. They came to the United States due to job availability, higher standards of living and better living environments. His parents arrived with Latino culture and this has been an important part of his growth. His powerful Latino background, cultural practices, and different religion are some of the primary reasons he was suitable for this interview. Communication Having grown in Guatemala for a longer time of his life, H.S can speak fluent Spanish. He reflected Spanish as one of the most significant attributes of the culture. This was usually true due to interactions with other members of the family like parents were well known conversant Spanish. H.S justified that Spanish speakers were not enough in the entire population. This was a
PURNELL MODEL FOR CULTURAL COMPETENCE 3 remarkable hindrance when the H.S moved to the US. Based on non-verbal communication, he noted that maintenance of eye contact is an intimidation by various Latinos. He mainly emphasized on the significance of inter-personal correlations (Purnell & Fenkl, 2019). Respect is

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