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Cultural Competence: An Essential Journey for Perinatal Nurses (2010)
Provides information that assists nurses in caring for the increasingly diverse populations presenting to their practices. Includes basic concepts related to the study of culture, including communication, religion and gender roles, and the application of these concepts in perinatal nursing care. Describes cultural considerations in preconception, prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn care, including care of preterm and high-risk infants. Addresses disparities in health care and health literacy. 5.3 contact hours are available for this activity through 12/31/17. Contact hours may be extended following content review. Visit marchofdimes.org/nursing for the most current CNE information. (2010; content reviewed in 2015) NCC codes: INP-2, LRN-2, MNN-2, NIC-2, NNP-3, WHC-1. Neither the authors nor any member of the planning committee for this activity has any financial, professional or personal relationships that could potentially bias the content.