The goal of this program is to provide nurses the background knowledge of Chinese immigrants’ journey to the United States, their cultural health beliefs and values, and the skills necessary to provide culturally competent care. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Discuss demographics of the U.S. Chinese immigrant population.
- Describe Chinese cultural health beliefs and explanatory model of illness.
- Explain nurses’ role in ensuring culturally competent care for Chinese patients.