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Pharmacology and Cultural Competence

Cultural sensitivity and cultural competence are important aspects of the care nurses provide and they are vital components in the nurse-client relationship.

For this discussion:

•Describe the type of training offered in your workplace to promote cultural competence. ◦How has this training helped you to provide quality care for patient populations with different types of health disparities?

◦How has the training helped you specifically with the pharmacological aspects of the care you provide?

◦Are there other types of training that you feel would be beneficial with regard to cultural competence?

•Support your observations with references in the current scholarly literature and the reading assignments for this unit.