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Transcultural Nursing

INTRODUCTION

  • Madeleine Leininger is considered as the founder of the theory of transcultural nursing.
  • Her theory has now developed as a discipline in nursing.
  • Evolution of her theory can be understood from her books:
    • Culture Care Diversity and Universality (1991)
    • Transcultural Nursing (1995)
    • Transcultural Nursing (2002)
  • Transcultural nursing theory is also known as Culture Care theory.
  • Theoretical framework is depicted in her model called the Sunrise Model (1997).

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ABOUT THE THEORIST

  • One of the first nursing theorist and transcultural global nursing consultant.
  • MSN – Catholic University in Washington DC.
  • PhD in anthropology – University of Washington.
  • She developed the concept of transcultural nursing and the ethnonursing research model.
  • For more details: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madeleine_Leininger

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