Transcultural Nursing Skills Self-AssessmentForm
Please indicate (with an X) either Yes or No to the following questions related to your current transcultural nursing skills.
Transcultural Nursing Skills
I make a concerted effort to pronounce my patients’ first and last names even when they seem “strange” to me.
I realize that learning about different cultures is a life-long experience.
I understand the differences between interpreters and translators.
I step out of my comfort zone to assess, understand, and deal with my own prejudices
I always demonstrate a caring attitude with all my patients regardless of the
Sometimes I take it personally when a patient from a different culture does not understand my questions.
Rarely do I reflect on how my own identify impacts how my transcultural patients perceive me.
Often I recognize that learning styles may be different, and I adapt my teaching styles.
I consistently model my acceptance of various cultures for other staff members.
I accept suggestions for being more culturally sensitive from my coworkers.
Total number of Nos and Yeses
*If you answered No to any of these questions, what do you need to do to be able to answer Yes within the next few weeks?
Complete Transcultural Nursing Skills Self-Assessment Form
Note the number of No answers in your self-assessment. Share one or two of your No answers with your classmates, and describe how you will convert the No to a Yes over the next few weeks.
What interventions are needed to turn each No into a Yes response?