There are many videos on the Web that demonstrate culturally competent nursing care. Explore your favorite video archive, such as YouTube, and watch some of these videos (you can use the keywords “cultural care nursing”).
Identify the videos you watched. Provide a list of the titles and the URL. In a 1-2 page Word document, answer the following questions about the video(s) you viewed.
What was the most surprising thing you learned about culturally competent nursing care from watching the videos?
What was the most interesting thing you learned about culturally competent nursing from watching the videos?
What are some challenges and/or barriers in being culturally competent in nursing practice?
In what ways did the videos provide you with an understanding about the relationship between cultural competence and client quality and safety?
After watching the videos, describe two areas of awareness you gained about being more open to cultural diversity in clients and populations?
2Blumberg’s Nursing Home (BNH) is a 100-bed Medicare and Medicaid
certified facility in suburban Philadelphia, PA. The administrator
recently terminated the facility’s Director of Nursing (DON),
receptionist, and dietary aid for inappropriate conduct. They had
all been involved in purchasing and using illegal substances on
facility grounds. Facility staff, as well as many of the more lucid
residents, have found out about the incident. The charge nurse has
been appointed interim DON. The human resource manager has sent a
memo to all staff informing them of a mandatory staff meeting to
discuss BNH’s code of ethics and to provide additional training on
workplace culture. Because federal law requires that there be at
least one (1) registered nurse on duty for a minimum of eight (8)
hours a day, seven (7) days a week, and that the DON must be a
registered nurse (RN) – which the interim DON is not – BNH is out
Considering the reason behind the termination of the
employees, formulate a human resources policy that addresses
inappropriate conduct in the workplace, the process of reporting
inappropriate conduct, and the consequences of violating the
policy. Explain your rationale.