Topic 1: Cultural Conflict and Advocacy
Nonjudgmental advocacy for patients of all cultures and value systems is a fundamental professional nurse role. Patient beliefs and choices may conflict with those of the nurse or other health care providers. They may even conflict with a recommended course of treatment.
- Share an example of such a cultural or values conflict that you have encountered. How did you feel during this conflict?
- Discuss how nursing advocacy power might be exerted in this situation to achieve an optimal outcome.
Note: Your chosen conflict in this Discussion will serve as the basis for your Unit 4 Assignment.