Transcultural Nurse

A Transcultural Nurse provides culturally sensitive care to patients from different ethnicities and backgrounds around the globe.
Required Education
ADN or BSN
Attributes
Independent
Patient-facing
Varied
You’ll be able to recognize and appreciate how cultural differences, religious beliefs and customs affect the way different groups of people manage their healthcare and wellness.
What you’ll do
What you’ll do

Communication

You’ll act as the liaison between patients, their families, and healthcare providers.

Counsel

You’ll provide patients and families with physical, emotional, and spiritual support.

Education

You’ll keep patients’ families updated on their healthcare status.

Investigation

You’ll find out if any of the patient’s health beliefs relate to their illness or injury and if they’re taking any home remedies.

Where you’ll work
  • Community clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient care centers
How to become a Transcultural Nurse

02

Pass the NCLEX-RN and work as a Registered Nurse.

03

Get your Transcultural Nursing Certification through the Transcultural Nursing Society.

04

You’re ready to work as a Transcultural Nurse.

Notes on Nursing Podcast

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Advancing Culturally Competent Care
Healthcare providers often need support when delivering care to culturally diverse patient populations.
2017-07-25T04:00:00Z
A Trauma Nurse’s role is also patient-facing.
A School Nurse is another type of community nurse.
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