The aim of this tool is to develop your understanding of culture, and the need for awareness in intercultural communication. You will be engaged in learning through reflection, knowledge acquisition and practical activities.
EDUNET Organization, Romania
Name of the Tool
Barriers and challenges to intercultural communication
The tool aims to help nurses and other health care professionals to define communication concepts, recognize barriers and challenges to intercultural communication with patients and families and develop intercultural communication competence.
The aim of this tool is to improve the cultural competence in the nursing practice. Cultural competence and respect for others becomes especially important in the nursing practice, because culture affects health care services that nurses provide, in school, most of nurses were taught to respect the rights and dignity of all patients. As the world becomes smaller and individuals and societies become more mobile, nurses are increasingly able to interact with individuals from other cultures.
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