Madeleine Leininger Test Questions

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What are the features that set Leininger’s theory apart from other nursing theories?
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1. Only theory to focus on holistic and comprehensive culture care 2. Only theory that focuses on discovering factors influencing human care; worldview, social structure, language, generic and professional care, ethnohistory and environment
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What is Transcultural Nursing?
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A substantive area of study & practice focused on comparative cultural care (caring) values, beliefs, and practice of individuals or groups of similar or different cultures into health care treatments
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What is the goal of Transcultural Nursing?
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-Providing culture-specific and universal nursing care practices in promoting health and well being -Help people face unfavorable human conditions, illness, or death in culturally meaningful ways
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Universality of Care
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reveals the common nature of human beings
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Diversity of Care
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reveals the variability and unique features of a person
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What are the 3 modalities that are central Leininger’s theory?
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1. Cultural care preservation 2. Cultural care accommodation/negotiation 3. Culture care repatterning/restructuring
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What is Cultural Care Preservation?
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Assisstive, supportive, Facilitative or enabling professional actions/decisions that help people of a specific culture maintain meaningful care values and life ways for their well-being, to recover from illness or deal with a handicap or death.
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What is Culture Care Accommodation/Negotiation?
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actions/decisions that help people of a specific culture or subculture adapt to or negotiate with others for meaningful, beneficial, and congruent heath outcomes
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What is Culture Care Repatterning/ Restructuring
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actions/decisions that help patients reorder, change or modify their life ways for new, different, and beneficial health out comes
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What is the Sunrise Model?
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“an enabler” –> essential components of the theory of culture care diversity and universality; a visual guide for exploration of cultures
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How does Leininger define PERSON:
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Human being, family, group,community or institution
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How does Leininger define ENVIRONMENT:
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Totality of an event, situation, or experience that gives meaning to human expressions, interpretations, and social interactions in physical, ecological, sociopolitical, and/or cultural settings
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How does Leininger define HEALTH:
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A state of well being that is culturally defined, valued, and practiced
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How does Leininger define NURSING:
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Activities directed toward assisting, supporting
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How does Leininger’s theory apply to nursing?
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What is Acculturation?
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the process of adopting the cultural traits or social patterns of another group.
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What is Assimilation?
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the process of adapting or adjusting to the culture of a group or nation, or the state of being so adapted:
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What is Culture?
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the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group
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What is Enculturation?
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the process whereby individuals learn their group’s culture, through experience, observation, and instruction.
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Culture Care Theory Facts
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1. One of the oldest theories in nursing (mid 1950s) 2. Only theory to focus on the close interrelationships of culture and care on well being, health, illness and death 3. Only theory focused on comparative culture 4. Most holistic and multidimensional theory 5. focused on discovering global cultural diversities and care universalities 6. First Nursing theory with a specifically designed research method to fit in theory

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