Cultural Competence in Nursing Education

Elaine Foster, American Sentinel University

Cultural Competence in Nursing Education, a white paper published by American Sentinel University, addresses how nursing education programs can incorporate best practices and standards in preparing nurses to integrate cultural competence in their practice. In addition, readers will learn about:

  • The American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s practice-focused outcomes that are related to incorporating cultural competence in education.
  • How concepts and principles essential to cultural competency in nursing prepare nursing students to earn their degrees and prepare for practice.
  • AACN’s theoretical models that provide the framework for cultural competence.
  • The importance of simulation in nursing education in supporting cultural competence.