Cultural Competence In Nursing

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Raven Robinson is a New Orleans, Louisiana native who attended Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. At Nicholls State University, she majored in Nursing and maintained a GPA of 3.5. During that time, she became a member of various organizations, such as Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society and Black Nurses Association. Upon graduation, she completed her clinical rotations at several facilities, which includes Thibodaux Regional Hospital in Thibodaux, Louisiana, Terrebonne General Medical Center and Chabert Medical Center in Houma, Louisiana, and River Oaks Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ms. Robinson graduated from Nicholls State University in December 2014 to pursue her career in healthcare. She is currently a nurse in the Labor and Delivery Department at West Jefferson Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Cultural competence should always remain an important issue when caring for diverse groups of people. Therefore, a cultural competence
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The need of specific skill sets, value of diversity, and detailed steps to ensure the needs of diverse patients, clients, or customers are maintained. By examining the mistrust of minorities due to the lack of understanding their treatment-seeking behaviors, as a future administrator I can incorporate those behaviors into cultural competence training programs. Additionally, the usage of CLAS Standards is important to make services more responsive to the individual needs on a culturally and linguistically basis to improve the health. The interview with Raven Robinson provide real world views of a person who comes in contact with diverse groups every day. It shows me how important being cultural competent is within the healthcare field. All of these aspects help me embrace diversity and promote it as I start my