This Competency Assessment assesses the following outcome(s): NU444M1: Explain the influence of transcultural nursing theories on professional nursing practice. GEL-4.02 Distinguish among different theoretical perspectives in the social sciences. The Effects of Transcultural Nursing Theories on Practice Purpose The purpose of this explanatory assessment is to use the knowledge gained from the short audio clip (podcast transcript) from Janice Andrews, the readings, and the Discussion Board conversations to explore how transcultural nursing theories affect nursing practice. Directions Below is a list of transcultural nursing theories. Choose the theory indicated by the first letter of your last name: Last Name Starts With: Jaime Duffy (A–D) Dr. Leininger’s Theory of Cultural Care Then, discuss the following in 1 page, excluding the title and reference pages: Who created the theory? When was this theory created and what was the circumstances of its need for creation? What are the main components of the theory? Apply this theory directly to a scenario you have experienced (or read about) with patient care (direct or indirect). Is this theory applicable to your current work environment? Explain. How does the theory influence transcultural nursing practice? How do transcultural nurses move cultural care to the forefront of nursing practice using the components of the theory? You must include at least three evidence-based, peer-reviewed resources to support your ideas. These include .gov and .org professional websites, journal articles, and your textbook(s). You must include headings in your paper indicating each section. This is a key concept to professional writing. It is also a fantastic method for ensuring you have met all Assessment requirements. Use the Grading Criteria as a checklist once you are completed to verify you have addressed all components of the Assessment. The viewpoint and purpose of this Assessment should be clearly established and sustained. Minimum Submission Requirements Before finalizing your work, you should: This Assessment should be a Microsoft Word (1 page) document, in addition to the title and reference pages. be sure to read the Assessment description carefully (as displayed above); consult the grading criteria to make sure you have included everything necessary; and utilize spelling and grammar check to minimize errors. Your writing Assessment should: follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.); include a title and reference page(s); be double spaced and in 12-point Times New Roman font; be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful; display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and use APA 6th edition format. If work submitted for this competency assessment does not meet the minimum submission requirements, it will be returned without being scored.


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