Course: Multicultural nursing

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Course title Multicultural nursing
Course code KOS/P7MKO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Škvrňáková Jana, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Transcultural nursing, its importance, scope, and historical perspectives. Definition of the concept of transcultural nursing and its dimensions. The use of culturally specific nursing models. Foreigners in the CR and the issue of integration and health care. Characteristics of the health care delivery system in the CR, the rights and responsibilities of foreigners while utilizing health care, valid legal norms and international agreements. Differences between the health care system in the Czech Republic and the health care system in the countries which the majority of immigrants to the CR are hailing from. National and ethnic minorities. The person's spiritual life. Communication and language barriers. Sociocultural handicap. Presentation of seminar work and the subsequent discussion.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to master terminology used in multicultural nursing, to become familiar with the health care system for foreigners, valid legal regulations, and international agreements.
The student identifies intercultural communication options and their practical applications. He/she is able to plan, implement, and evaluate the nursing process in the care of the patient with respect to his/her ethnic, cultural, and spiritual specifics of another nationality or ethnic minority using a health care team approach.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment, Didactic test

Completion of compulsory 80% attendance at the practicum sessions and and 70% participation in lectures. Completing assigned written work. Successful completion of a written test.
Recommended literature
  • HAMPL J. Zdravotnictví v EU a právo pacienta na zdravotní péči v souvislosti s integrací evropských zemí.. EMP č. 3, 2000.
  • HÁVA J. a kol. Průvodce systémem zdravotní péče České republiky: Informační příručka pro cizince. Praha, Institut zdravotní politiky, 2002.
  • HERDMAN, H. T. NANDA International - Ošetřovatelské diagnózy 2015-2017. Praha, Grada Publishing, 2015.
  • IVANOVÁ K. a kol. Multikulturní ošetřovatelství I. Praha, Grada Publishing, 2006.
  • KUTNOHORSKÁ J. Multikulturní ošetřovatelství pro praxi. Praha, Grada Publishing, 2013.
  • PRŮCHA, J. Interkulturní komunikace. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2010.
  • ŠPIRUDOVÁ L. a kol. Multikulturní ošetřovatelství II. Praha, Grada Publishing, 2006.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Studies Nursing in selected clinical specialties (2013) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Studies Nursing in selected clinical specialties (2014) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Studies Nursing care in internal medicine subspecialties (2014) Health service 1 Winter
Faculty of Health Studies Nursing care in internal medicine subspecialties (2013) Health service 1 Winter