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NURS 206: Transcultural Communication in Healthcare (Bone)  

The resources below will help you locate information on nursing issues with patients from other cultures.
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Country and Culture Resources

Country/Culture Information
Find background information on nations of the world.  These resources include history, political, economic, religious, social, family and health conditions and practices.

  • A to Z The World
    Information on all of the countries of the world. Information such as business culture, health, culture and society, religion and other topics are included. A great way to get to know other peoples in other nations.
  • Countries and Their Cultures
    Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison.
  • CountryWatch
    CountryWatch provides up-to-date news and information on each of the recognized countries of the world.
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  • CultureGrams
    CultureGrams includes cultural information on the countries of the world. History, customs, cultural behavior are some of the featured topics.
    **Select "World Edition"
  • Encyclopedia of Multicultural America
    Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America contains 152 original essays (about 8,000-12,000 words each) on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns.
  • Gale Encyclopedia of World Cultures
    This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture.
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life
    Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized for quick reference by continent, cover history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life and much more for culture groups such as Kurds, Amish, Germans and more than 500 others.
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices
    Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.
 

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