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Running head: PURNELL MODEL FOR CULTURAL COMPETENCE 1Purnell Model for Cultural CompetenceStudent’s nameInstructor’s nameInstitution affiliationCourseDate
PURNELL MODEL FOR CULTURAL COMPETENCE 2Purnell Model for Cultural competenceThe 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 appeardifferent, speak a different language and behave differently. Comprehending the diverse culturescan 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 aframework for the cultural assessment of nurses. This model involves twelve cultural domainsthat impact on one another. This study examines an interview with a Latino founded on theParnell Model for cultural competence. Heritage/ OverviewThe individual I interviewed is a 27-year-old male. This person has been a resident of theUnited States for 13 years and goes by the initials H.S. H.S parents arrived in the United Statesfrom Guatemala seeking a new beginning of their lives. Based on the interview, H.S wished torefer 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 cultureand this has been an important part of his growth. His powerful Latino background, culturalpractices, and different religion are some of the primary reasons he was suitable for thisinterview.CommunicationHaving grown in Guatemala for a longer time of his life, H.S can speak fluent Spanish. Hereflected Spanish as one of the most significant attributes of the culture. This was usually truedue to interactions with other members of the family like parents were well known conversantSpanish. H.S justified that Spanish speakers were not enough in the entire population. This was a
PURNELL MODEL FOR CULTURAL COMPETENCE 3remarkable hindrance when the H.S moved to the US. Based on non-verbal communication, henoted that maintenance of eye contact is an intimidation by various Latinos. He mainlyemphasized on the significance of inter-personal correlations (Purnell & Fenkl, 2019). Respect is