1. A nurse on a surgical unit mentions that she would like to know more about various cultures and how to take care of patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
a. How could you use the Andrews/Boyle TIP Model to support her wish to provide culturally competent care?
b. Give an example of how the surgical nurse might use the Andrews/Boyle TIP Model in her everyday practice.
2. Complete a self-cultural assessment, Box 2-2. (You will find this in your book).
a. Discuss if you were surprised or enlightened by any of your findings.
b. How often in their practice do you think nurses should complete a self-assessment?