Grand Canyon University
College of Nursing
NUR 502 – Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Roles and Practice Professional Communication Cultural Sensitivity Guide
Title of Paper
This is the introduction. It should include purpose of paper and rationale for selection of specific cultural group. It would be appropriate to cite information from your textbook regarding the importance of cultural competence in nursing.
Summary of Article
Summarize article succinctly. Then focus on the key cultural differences that should be taken into consideration when providing care.
Application to Practice
In this section, be sure to focus on communication (assessing, comforting, teaching) that would demonstrate cultural sensitivity to the cultural group. You may also include other nursing interventions that would demonstrate cultural sensitivity. Cite from chapters in text to provide additional general information applicable to key points.
In the conclusion, address the importance of cultural sensitivity in communication, both generally and with this population. Describe any conclusions you have drawn from the article/text readings related to this paper. Do not introduce new information.
Provide complete information for the references you have cited in your paper.