Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality

Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality

A nursing theory developed by Madeleine Leininger that focuses on diversities and universalities in human care. The goal of nursing is to provide culturally congruent care to people.
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Theoretical questions and concerns: Response from the theory of culture care diversity and universality perspective.
Madeline Leininger conceptualized her Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality in the late 1950s for use in the early 1960's.
The Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality supports the field of transcultural nursing and requires nurses to discover "dominant care constructs" and perform in-depth studies of cultures to identify the close relationship of care to culture and ways that culture care contributes to health and well-being.
Fawcett, Newman and McAllister (2004) have added dimensions to Leininger's Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality by establishing six criteria for theory application in advance practice nursing.
Madeline Leininger's Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality is unique in that:
All of the following are true about Madeline Leininger's Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality except:
The second edition includes updates about Leininger's theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality and recent developments with the ethnonursing research methods.
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