In occasions where the groups beliefs and traditions are well understood nurses

In occasions where the groups beliefs and traditions

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In occasions where the group's beliefs and traditions are well understood, nurses need to acknowledge each client individually. Besides, a nurse should not assume that every client holds particular cultural beliefs since the client identifies with a specific religion, social group, or ethnicity (Truong & Paradies, 2015). A nurse needs to comprehend the patient's culture to assist them in their illness issues. The patient must also address the client's personal feelings and beliefs regarding their health care and comprehend how that ties to the culture of the patient. Overall, the inclusion of the client's care plan around their health need does not only enhance autonomy but also respect for patient's cultural beliefs. Additionally, the provision of the cultural sensitive patient car enables nurses to provide competent patient care filled with compassion. Cultural Assimilation The rising diversity of a country brings several opportunities and challenges for nurses.Cultural assimilation entails the practice of nurses assimilating the different cultures of people to assist in the provision of quality healthcare.Culture assimilation helps nurses in reducing health disparities ( Greenman, 2017). It also enhances access to high-quality health care by every patient; this is in response to their health needs. According to the National Institute of health, every nurse must be ready to respond to the varying patient demographics to enhance the provision of culturally sensitive health care. Moreover, cultural assimilation may aid in the elimination of ethnic and racial health inequalities. For instance, approaches that may enhance competence in the provision of culturally health care is the creation of policies that restricts
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CULTURE 4 linguistic and administrative barriers in healthcare provision. Also, providing training for nurses on cultural competence may aid in providing quality nursing care. Patient Care Strategies The following are some of the strategies which can be employed by nurses to enhance the provision of culturally sensitive healthcare to patients. They include; accounting for sociocultural elements of health and being curious and purposely creating cultural encounters.
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