Transcultural Theory/Dialogic Engagement Paper
Select a person from a culture or ethnic group different than your primary cultural group and arrange the time for a dialogic encounter convenient to nurse and client. You will ground your dialogue and paper in Leininger’s Theory of Diversity and Universality or Ray’s Transcultural Dynamics in Nursing and Health Care Theoretical Model. Develop a 2 page paper of the dialogic encounter utilizing the following format. Introduce yourself, describe the assignment and ask: How do you care for yourself day-to-day? How do you care for your family/community day-to-day? What special caring activities does your family engage in? Submit with a title page and reference page. Use the following as your headings.
b. Evaluation of Transcultural Dialogue:
Purpose of this paper is to……
Background: Brief description of person’s ethnic or cultural identity/heritage.
How do you care for yourself day-to-day?
How do you care for your family/community day-to-day?
What special caring activities does your family engage in?
Theoretical Perspective. Use Leininger’s or Ray’s Theory of Transcultural Nursing and describe its usefulness in understanding culture in nursing.
Relevance: What is the meaning of this transcultural experience to your (as nurse) and your understanding of caring as foundational to advanced practice nursing.
Integrate literature on culture caring from the vast cultural literature. Use a minimum 5 references.
Use APA format; title page and reference page.