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Larry D. Purnell
Larry D. Purnell
PhD, RN, FAAN
Nursing Theory: Purnell's Model for
Larry D. Purnell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Department of Nursing
University of Delaware
Cultural Competence - The concepts that
make up Purnell's model of cultural competence are not unlike
those found in Leininger's, and Giger and Davidhizar's models.
(Information from Nursingtheory.net)
Larry Purnell examines health care during his travels
A Health Assessment Performance Examination
where Purnell’s work is used.
HAPE and TPE Summary Descriptions Excelsior College.
Purnell, Larry D., & Paulanka, Betty J.
Transcultural health care: A culturally competent approach.
Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company
The book introduces a conceptual model for learning about
culture and to describe characteristics of selected ethnic
groups. The second chapter presents Purnell's Model for
Cultural Competence. The next sixteen chapters examine
specific ethnic groups, such as: African American, Amish,
Appalachians, Arab Americans, Chinese Americans, Cuban
Americans, Egyptian Americans, Filipino Americans, French
Canadians, Greek Americans, Iranians, Irish Americans, Jewish
Americans, Mexican Americans, Navajo Indians, and Vietnamese
Americans. Each chapter is co-authored by a health
professional and, where possible, a member of the specified
community. The author's credentials are clearly stated, each
chapter begins with a list of key terms, and concludes with a
case study, study questions and suggested reading lists.
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach
This textbook offers a framework for the collection of health data concerning individuals and
groups from diverse cultural backgrounds. After an overview of culture and ethnicity per se, it
explains the Purnell Model for Cultural Competence. Sixteen chapters then describe the
healthcare needs and practices of specific groups. (Material on several other groups appears on
the accompanying CD-ROM.) Most of the contributors are Registered Nurses.Copyright © 2004 Book
News, Inc., Portland, OR
Paperback: 500 pages
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company; 2nd Bk&Cdr edition (November 1, 2002)
Guide To Culturally Competent Health Care
Paperback: 478 pages
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company (September 30, 2004)
Thursday May 20, 2010