Title

Cross-cultural perspectives on patient teaching

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

9-1-1989

NLM Title Abbreviation

Nurs Clin North Am

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Nursing Clinics of North America

Abstract

Individual health behaviors are largely culturally patterned. Effective health teaching evolves from culture assessment and negotiation of the identified health needs. Culturally appropriate patient education consists of developing, implementing, and evaluating a culturally appropriate teaching program that includes both the individual and the individual's social support system.

Keywords

Attitude to Health, Patient Education -- Methods, Cultural Values, Transcultural Nursing, Ethnic Groups, Health Behavior, Nursing Assessment, Health Information

Published Article/Book Citation

Nursing Clinics of North America, 24:3 (1989) pp.613-619.

Recommended Citation

Nursing Clinics of North America. 1989 Sep;24(3):613-619.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/6