6th World Nursing and Healthcare Conference
Trinity University of Asia- St. Luke’s College of Nursing, Philippines
Title: Assessment of cultural competency of filipino immigrant nurses
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Biography: Anita Jasmine C. Valerio
This study is a survey and is conducted only to assess the cultural competency of Filipino Immigrant Nurses (from: America, England, Middle East and Asia). The study was conducted via online using social networks such as email, vibers and facebook in communicating with the respondents and sending them the website where they can take the survey (https://www.esurveycreator.com/s/fa5ea34). Prior to the collection of data, the researchers had their questionnaire validated by 3 qualified psychology and sociology professors. The researchers then gathered and analyzed the data to support the study. This study shows the competency level of the immigrant nurses in the area of awareness, knowledge and skills towards diverse culture. The study uses Madeleine Leininger theory of transcultural nursing also known as culture care theory. The study shows that nurses who are culturally aware render a more refined quality of care for their patients and improved health outcomes. This study also shows the correlation between the 3 variables. Included in the study are information gathered inside literatures that supports the research.