In your own words, define cultural competence

For this discussion, first, read chapters 3, 5, and 6 in your textbook, Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care, Cultural Competence in Nursing and Cultural Competence or Cultural Humility? Moving Beyond the Debate. 

Then, address the following questions: 

1. In your own words, define cultural competence. 2. In your own words, define cultural humility. 3. Do you feel culturally competent or culturally humble when taking care of your patients or dealing with families or communities? Why? 4. Choose an example of a time you had to overcome a cultural barrier in your nursing practice. What was the issue? What did you do to overcome the issue?


· Initial Post: Minimum of two (2) total references: one (1) from required course materials and one (1) from peer-reviewed references.

Words Limits

· Initial Post: Minimum 200 words excluding references (approximately one (1) page)