Geropsychiatric Nursing Initiative (GPNI) 4: Diversity, Inclusiveness and Cross-Cultural Competence in Older Adults with Serious and Persistent Mental Health Conditions
- Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
- Registered Nurses
This module discusses diversity, inclusiveness, and cross-cultural competence in geriatrics.
These GPNI continuing education modules represent a component of the Geropsychiatric Nursing Initiative to provide online learning in mental health and aging for advanced practice registered nurses and other graduate-prepared nurses and nursing students. The modules were made possible through generous support from the Geropsychiatric Nursing Initiative, a partnership of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence, the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. A special thank you to leaders of the John A. Hartford Foundation’s Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative for their consultation and support for these continuing education modules and vision for geropsychiatric nursing.
- Identify one concept of cultural competency, diversity, inclusivity, and different ideas related to cross-cultural care and communication
- Discuss why diversity and cross-cultural competence are important to older adult mental health, and to geropsychiatric nursing practice
- Explain a personal meaning of culture and cross-cultural competence