Cultural competence is “a process for addressing disparities, based on race, ethnicity, and culture” (Isaacs et al., 2005, p. 5). Nurses must be culturally competent to provide effective and therapeutic care for patients. It is part of a holistic treatment process.
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The road to evidence: The intersection of evidence-based practices and
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