Week 3: Paper #1 Due
The older population in the United States is becoming more ethnically and racially diverse. In addition to racial and ethnic diversity, there will be growing numbers of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons entering their senior years who will present a unique set of challenges. The growing diversity of the older population presents challenges for gerontological nursing in providing culturally competent care.
Essential to the provision of culturally competent care is an understanding of:
Your assignment is to write a 2-3 page paper choosing one of the following groups of older adults and address how you will provide cultural care for this group or the individual:
• Hispanic Americans
• Black Americans
• Asian Americans
• Jewish Americans
• Muslim Americans
• Native Americans
• Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender
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