NR394 Week 1 Discussion: Diversity in Nursing

Diversity is part of nursing. As you begin this course, answer the below questions:

  • Discuss what transcultural nursing means to you.
  • Why did you decide to take this course?
  • Explain what you would like to learn in the next 8 weeks.
  • How do you hope this course will help you in your clinical?


According to me, transcultural nursing, as the name suggests, means traversing across different cultures, in the context of nursing, to gain more knowledge regarding the cultural beliefs and preferences of patients. According to Andrews, Boyle, and Collins (2020), transcultural nursing implies being sensitive and respecting the cultural differences between a nurse and individual patient whilst focusing on their needs and preferences. I decided to take this course because I am aware of the importance of culture in any organizational setting and the need to be sensitive about other people’s culture. The multicultural population in the US is…Please click the icon to purchase the full answer at only $5