A Critique of Leininger’s Culture Care Diversity and Universality Theory

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A Critique of Leininger’s Culture Care Diversity and Universality Theory
Theories of nursing help frame the ways in which we conceptualize and implement our practices. This paper will analyze and critique Madeleine Leininger’s theory of Culture Care: Diversity and Universality Theory by examining its origins and by using the criterion-based critique model that is described in Johnson and Webber’s An introduction to theory and reasoning in nursing (2005).
Origins of the Theory
Madeleine Leininger’s Culture Care: Diversity and Universality Theory was developed over several decades and was inspired by her work in both academic and clinical settings. In the 1950s while working in a child guidance home in Cincinnati, Leininger recognized that...
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.....dopted, and practiced by nurses from around the globe. If all nurses and doctors achieve a certain level of cultural understanding they will help patients to heal more quickly and more effectively.
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Johnson, B.M. & Webber, P.B. (2005). An introduction to theory and reasoning in nursing. New York: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. Print.
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