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Nurse Educ. 2002 Jul-Aug;27(4):187-90.

Cultural competence immersion experiences: public health among the Navajo.

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Indiana University East, Richmond 47374, USA.


Holistic nursing practice requires cultural competence. The author describes a cultural immersion experience involving public health among the Navajo as having four components: inspiration, preparation, immersion, and reentry. Such experiences require faculty with requisite attitudes and abilities, as well as a supportive academic environment to nurture this student learning opportunity. Important faculty development issues discussed include faculty cultural competence and interpersonal skills, fiscal support, curricular coordination, and administrative commitment.

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