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Leininger's Transcultural Nursing: Concepts, Theories, Research & Practice, Fourth Edition

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Author: McFarland, Marilyn

Brand: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

Edition: 4

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 480

Release Date: 10-04-2018

Details: Product Description Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The Cornerstone Text on Transcultural Nursing Concepts – Updated with the Latest Advances and Breakthroughs A Doody’s Core Title for 2020!   Leininger’s  Transcultural Nursing: Concepts, Theories, Research & Practices, Fourth Edition offers theoretical and practical guidance about the provision of client-focused care by integrating cultural values, beliefs, and lifeways into an individualized plan of care. This acclaimed resource presents a global comparative perspective about Western and non-Western cultures and examines the potential future directions for transcultural nursing with insights into rural and urban cultures in the United States including the culture of homeless mothers and children. The book covers important topics such as transcultural nursing, research, and healthcare in Kenya, Southeast Asia, Haiti, Syria, and Taiwan, as well as translational research, globalization, conflict resolution, mental health considerations, Ayurvedic medicine, genetics and genomics in healthcare, integration of care and caring, and an overview of transcultural history, concepts, and principles. Reflecting the work of experts and scholars in the discipline, the Fourth Edition includes twenty-five new chapters. There are also major updates to the Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality, Ethnonursing Research Method, Sunrise Enabler, and other enablers. SPECIAL FOR FACULTY: Chapter PowerPoints available online at, including learning objectives, figures, and chapter summaries to support classroom use. From the Publisher Marilyn R. McFarland, PhD, RN, CTN-A, FNP-BC is a Professor in the Department of Nursing, School of Health Professions and Studies at the University of Michigan-Flint.  As a Certified Transcultural Nurse and as a Transcultural Nursing Author and Scholar, Dr. McFarland has been nationally and internationally recognized for her contributions to transcultural nursing by the Transcultural Nursing Society, has co-authored two texts with Dr. Madeleine Leininger: Culture Care Diversity and Universality: A Worldwide Nursing Theory (2006) and Transcultural Nursing: Concepts, Theories, Research, & Practice (2002)  and has co-authored the third edition of Leininger’s Culture Care Diversity and Universality: A Worldwide Nursing Theory with Dr. Hiba Wehbe-Alamah.Hiba B. Wehbe-Alamah, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A  is an Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, School of Health Professions and Studies at the University of Michigan-Flint. She was inducted as a Transcultural Nursing Scholar in 2011 by the Transcultural Nursing Society and is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2014 National American Arab Nurses’ Association Angel of Mercy Award; the 2015 University of Michigan-Flint Provost Innovative Teaching Prize; and the 2015 Transcultural Nursing Society Madeleine M. Leininger Award.  From the Back Cover 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This book represents a historical evolution and expansion of Madeline Leininger's work on transcultural nursing. Previous editions were published in 1978, 1995, and 2002. This edition has the same title with 25 new chapters including updates to Leininger's theories, new information on globalization of transcultural healthcare, genomics and genetics, transcultural food functions, a focus on mental health, and research in diverse cultures. The purpose is to provide an understanding of new transcultural nursing concepts and findings, as well as the application of these to nursing practice, in addition to identifying future movement in the field of transcultural nursing.The goals are artfully fulfilled in the book with key terms, specific examples, bulleted points for emphasis, tables, summaries, and discussion/reflective questions at the end of e

Package Dimensions: 9.0 x 7.4 x 0.7 inches

Languages: English