Discussion: Advocacy and Cultural Competence (graded)
This week’s graded topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO).
CO6: Plans clinical practice activities that integrate professional nursing standards in accordance with the Nursing Code of Ethics and the ANA standards Nursingof practice (PO#6).
Answer post due by Wednesday 11:59 PM MT in Week 4
Two replies to classmates and/or instructor due by Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 4
Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
Integrate scholarly resources
Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates
Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.
Go to the link https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/clas/standards (Links to an external site.).
View the National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Standards (CLAS) categories aimed at equity and quality care (HHS, n.d.). Notice how these standards overlap with many of the expectations and standards in professional nursing practice!
In what ways are you and your peers using these standards in your areas of nursing practice?
Discuss one nursing action you might incorporate to improve cultural competence in your organization.