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MADELEINE LEININGER’S CULTURE CARE THEORY ELMA SAHBAZ
INTRODUCTION TO MADELEINE LEININGER Born in 1925 and died in 2012 In 1948 received Nursing diploma from St. Anthony Hospital School of Nursing in Denver, Colorado, and at the same time was in the United States Army Nurse Corps In 1950 she finished her bachelors in biological science from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, with a minor in philosophy In 1954, Madeleine obtained an MS degree in psychiatric nursing at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC In the mid 1950’s she developed the Cultural Care Theory (Leininger, M. M. 1996)
INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL CARE THEORY While working in a child guidance home as a clinical specialist Leininger notices a lack of cultural based care in nursing practice ( Ray, 2019) Concerned nurses had insufficient preparation to care for different cultural people. Goal of cultural care theory Provide culturally congruent care to “promote health, healing and well-being of patients” (Leininger, 2007). To provide culturally meaningful care to patients facing illness or death Provide comfortable care that is appropriate to the patient’s culture
TRANSCULTURAL NURSING OVERVIEW Transcultural nursing is defined as a “legitimate and formal area of study, research, and practice, focused on culturally based care beliefs, values, and practices to help cultures or subcultures maintain or regain their health (wellbeing) and face disabilities or death in culturally congruent and beneficial caring ways” (Leininger, 1999) (
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